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Old 10-02-2019, 07:58   #16
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Re: Katadyn 160E Desalinator NEW

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Anyone know if the 80e and 160e are the same pump? The plunger rod kit 8013877 is the SAME for 40e,80e and 160e!


Yes it is, however, the electric motor and the speed reducer is not the same. I owned a 160 and when compared to the 80 that one of my friend owned, mine is twice faster and... noisy!

The 160 use the SW30-2521 easily available on the market at a fair price instead of the twos proprietary version used in the 80.

Iíve heard that in some versions of the 80, the inlet/outlet valves were smaller but if the o rings dimensions are 7/8x11/16x3/32, they are the same.

One last word to finish , if you upgrade the 160 by swapping the SW30-2521 membrane and housing with the SW30-2540, youíll get 50% more water production (10 gal/hr) without consuming additional power. The feed water flow rate being 80 gal./hr, this is over the minimum concentrate flow rate ( 1 GPM) rated for 2.5 inches Dow Filmtec membranes.
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