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Old 22-02-2010, 18:37   #1
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What Prefilter Make for Reverse Osmosis Watermaker ?

I have a Spectra 200T, What sourced out 5u pre filter do you use besides bought from local Spectra distributership. I can find Big Blue for a good price and the proper specs. What have you found?
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Big Blue are fine and accept standard sized cartridges from many different manufacturers. We retrofit these to all small watermakers in the Islands so our parts supply stocks are simplified.
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I have a Spectra 200T, What sourced out 5u pre filter do you use besides bought from local Spectra distributership. I can find Big Blue for a good price and the proper specs. What have you found?
Sorry I didn't mean to say Big Blue. What I meant to say was I found Flow Max brand 5u pleated poly cleanable cartrige replacement. Doe's anybody know what brand any WM companys sell?
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Sorry I didn't mean to say Big Blue. What I meant to say was I found Flow Max brand 5u pleated poly cleanable cartrige replacement. Doe's anybody know what brand any WM companys sell?
My question is: What other ones will fit the housing as far as the gaskets are concerned.
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I believe the filterhousings are standardized as well as the filter cartriges. The filtersize I use is 2.75" x 9.75" so it should fit any housing out there with those dimentions.
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Flow Max brand pleated filters will work fine in your 200T. Just make sure you use the proper charcoal filter and change it out every six months.
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Flow Max brand pleated filters will work fine in your 200T. Just make sure you use the proper charcoal filter and change it out every six months.
Is that the same as the 150MPC?
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Is that the same as the 150MPC?

Though the 150 and the 200T look alike the difference is in the Clark pump. The MPC controlled units like yours have the two black high pressure 5 and 20 micron filter housings, the manual non MPC units do not. They have a single clear low pressure 5 micron filter housing. As far as the pre-filters are concerned they both use the same filters.
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As far as the pre-filters are concerned they both use the same filters.
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