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HPM October 2012

WATERTREATMENT PRODUCT LAUNCH Got a story? Ring us on 01732 748041 or e-mail twood@unity-media.com Filtering out facts MONARCH WATER Is pleased to announce the Quads have John Lynch, of Sentinel Performance Solutions, finally arrived! Let us introduce to you takes a close look at system filters... the latest additions to our family. Our NEW Range of Monarch fitting filters to UK heating filter was, therefore, ‘born’ as a beltwithin a heating system. The systemn recent years the practice ofIand braces protection unit forheating systems.systems has become increasinglywidespread with hundreds ofScaleout Soft-No-R's thousands of units being fitted The original system filters were Look at what they have to offer annually. In response to the relatively uncomplicated units. • No salt needed demand, a wide range of products Fitted close to the boiler, the have entered the marketplace circulating water flowed in and out • No electricity needed offering customers a variety of allowing any suspended debris to • No regeneration - so no waste water choice from a simple ‘magnet in a drop to the bottom of the filter • Soft water benefits with up to 50% savings box’ approach to more complex where it could be removed when on soaps etc units offering to combine magnets the annual boiler service took place. • Totally drinkable - no need for a hard water tap with other forms of filtration to What followed was an interesting help capture non-magnet debris. evolution that saw the arrival of a • Removes existing scale and prevents new So why do we need system number of different filter designs – scale forming filters? Poorly maintained or many of which relied heavily on • Easy to install - full installation kit provided, no untreated central heating systems magnet technology to remove the drain or overflow required can suffer from the accumulation of magnetic debris but which didn’t • Suitable for whole house protection sludge deposits. These deposits are do a lot for the non-magnetic usually a mixture of magnetic black particles that continued to circulate • Can be used on any heating system - including iron oxide corrosion products and in the system. Thousands of filters those with aluminium non-magnetic debris such as water installed on systems in the UK • Improved texture of the water - perfect for hardness scales, castings and, simply address the magnetic debris eczema sufferers welding debris and and while that’s half the problem non-ferrous metal flakes. The solved, it’s also arguably half the The resin media has a life expectancy of 3 to 5 sludge particles can range in size problem ignored. years, (3 yrs guaranteed) with replacement from the relatively large such as The price of magnets as a DIY media packs readily available. paint flakes to particles less than a commodity began to rise around a micron in diameter. The smaller year ago and quietly the size of the particles typically bond to the magnets in some filters have been interior surfaces of components, reduced, arguably reducing their often causing wear and premature overall effectiveness in removing "The Scaleout Soft-No-R has failure - particularly of pumps and magnetic debris. to be the most economic, valves. The heavier types of debris Many filters have been sold on environmentally friendly product can settle at points of low water the back of claims about the high to combat scale in our lifetime" flow, causing blockages and ‘first pass’ rate of debris removal – upsetting the balance of the system, with stunningly high rates of resulting in loss of boiler efficiency removal within the first hour and system effectiveness. reported by some manufacturers. Clearly the inclusion of a However, perhaps a better measure physical filtration device to remove of a filter’s performance is over the this damaging sludge deposits first 24 hours after installation. would not only prolong the life of After 24 hours of operation, the the heating system but also improve vast majority of circulating debris its working efficiency. should have been collected. So where did the concept of Interestingly filters that are wholly system filters come from? Chemical reliant on a magnet, have their water treatment, correctly performance compromised as the enquiry number 353 employed, should prevent the field strength deteriorates due to creation of the magnetic portion of the magnet itself becoming coated The Monarch Scaleout Soft-No-R offers heating systems do not receive the their own success.with the initial debris – a victim ofthis black sludge. However, many extensive limescale prevention with soft water correct water treatment and as a benefits, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. result there will always be a certain For more information on the NEW Scaleout amount of non-magnetic debris enquiry number 164 Soft-No-R, please contact Monarch Water on 01986 784759 or info@monarchwater.co.uk


HPM October 2012
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