WHCC7-13-DTF Wide Spectrum + Pro Upgrade, Advanced Whole House Water Filter
Cutting Edge, Dual Tank Design utilizing the latest advancements in purification media in a patented multi stage design. Featuring 7″D x 13″H tank style housings, this incredibly compact system offers amazing performance, at an unbelievable price.
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- Provides pure, delicious water without removing essential minerals
- Virtually no drop in water pressure
- Maintenance Free, Requires no electricity
- Bacteriostatic! Prevents the growth of bacteria, mold & algae
- All components & media are NSF Certified
- Filters many types of contaminants from your water source including chloramine & chlorine, fluoride, lead, heavy metals, trihalomethanes (THM’s), disinfectant by products (DPBs), sulfur, iron, hydrogen sulfide, herbicides, pesticides and many types of pharmaceuticals
- Earth Friendly! Features include biodegradable or recyclable medias, no waste water, no backwashing, chemical free, salt free & refillable
- Capacity/Lifetime: 3 Years or 150,000 gallons
- Max Gallons per Minute: 6gpm
- PSI Loss: less than 1psi
- Tank Dimensions (x2): 7″D x 13″H
- 10 Year Warranty on Housing
- 90 Day Money Back Guarantee
Model#WHCC7-13-DTF Filtration Process:
The vast majority of Whole House Systems available today utilize carbon only, a great filter media for common volatile organic contaminants but it does not address the increasingly complex variety of inorganic & organic contaminants that are turning up in water supplies worldwide.
CuZn’s Wide Spectrum + Pro Upgrade Models target a wider variety of potential contaminants by utilizing a patented combination of proprietary filtration media.
The WHCC7-13-DTF process utilizes our proprietary patented Reticulated KDF-55 Minerals (Copper-Zinc), high purity acid washed coconut shell carbon, zeolite (clinoptilolite), Rx Filtration Media and calcium based carbon (bone char), all of which have been tested to NSF standard 42 and 61.
The Reticulated KDF-55 Filtration Media Stage is a remarkable REDOX media (oxidation/reduction), representing a new and unique natural process of electrochemical oxidation/reduction and adsorption action. KDF-55 targets the dissolved inorganic contaminants (up to 98% of soluble cation heavy metals including mercury, lead, chromium, cadmium, etc.).Powerful KDF-55 redox media produces an ORP Shift of -300mV or more, creating bacteriostatic environment that prevents the growth of bacteria, mold & other microbial contaminants.
KDF-55 also prevents corrosion and eliminates scale by transforming hardness minerals into crystalline structures that do not adhere to plumbing & appliances (learn more in the What is Salt Free Softening? section below).
SNRF Ion Exchange Coconut Shell Carbon is an adsorbent media that target the volatile organiccompounds (chlorine, THMs, disinfection by products, herbicides, pesticides, etc). This carbon is supercharged with an internal modification for ion exchange properties for soluble lead adsorption (Ion Exchange Capacity is 130mg/g). The heavy metal reduction capability is redundant given that reticulated KDF-55 is also incorporated in to the system design, guaranteeing 99% removal of soluble lead (even at high flow rates).
The Calcium Based Carbon (BRIMAC), also known as Bone Char, has a unique porous matrix of ions created by heating a calcium based raw material (Bones) in an oxygen rich vessel at 1,472 °F. The result is a unique type of Calcium Based Activated Carbon with properties that a very different the more common Coconut Shell Activated Carbon. While coconut shell carbon is great for organic contaminants, it is not effective for inorganic contaminants. However, Calcium Based Carbon is selective for filtering inorganic contaminants.
Calcium Based Carbon it is used in filtration applications for the reduction of toxic heavy metals (cadmium, lead, iron, manganese, mercury, zinc, copper, nickel, aluminum, arsenic) and the reduction of radionuclides including radium & uranium (only recommended when radionuclides are present at levels below the EPA’s MCL). Bone Char is also widely used for the reduction of Fluoride.
By nature fluoride is one of the more slowly adsorbed contaminants. High quality fluoride media & a large quantity of those medias is required. While 90+% removal of fluoride is not generally feasible for Whole House Water Filtration Application some reduction will occur but for those truly concerned about fluoride exposure, we strongly recommend the addition of an Under Counter Water Filter that is designed for Fluoride Removal.
Exposure to fluoride is primarily a concern with ingestion. Fluoride is not readily adsorbed through the skin and does not vaporize when heated like chlorine & disinfection by products. Since that is the case, if Fluoride Filtration is the sole reason for selecting this upgraded system, we highly recommend you consider installing CuZn’s Wide Spectrum Model Whole House System & a Kitchen Water Filter. Going this route is more economical & offers the best value for your fluoride concerns.
Zeolite Filtration Media – is a fascinating material with both adsorbent & ion exchange properties. The most prominent application for Zeolite is ammonia removal. Zeolite compliments activated carbon’s adsorption of volatile organic compounds, as Zeolite tends to offer greater efficacy with the removal certain organics that activated carbon is less efficient adsorbing. It also has shown promise for the removal of various radionuclides with its unique ion exchange properties.
Rx Filtration Media – is a mesoporous organosilica media that possesses a flexible and hydrophobic pore structure. Rx media is able to remove nearly all forms of pharmecutical contamination found in potable water supplies (testing shows 99% removal of antidepressants, antibiotics, birth controls & 75% removal anti-inflammatories, antihistamines). Rx media can also be used for the extraction of organic species, including hydrocarbons, all forms of oil, chlorinated solvents, esters & glycols.
What is Salt-Free Water Softening?
Salt Free Water Softening & Scale prevention! Unlike traditional salt based water softeners, CuZn’s Salt Free Systems won’t make your water feel slimy, have hair flattening effects, strip beneficial minerals or add salt to your water. Our Salt Free Whole House Water Softener Systems utilize an entire tank of Template Assisted Crystallization Media and is an ideal choice for those with hardness above 8 grains.
CuZn’s Template Assisted Crystallization Media conditions the hardness in the same way our wide spectrum models condition the hardness to prevent scale. The main difference is that Template Assisted Crystallization Media is capable of conditioning much higher levels of hardness.
Our technologically advanced salt free Anti-Scale Medias are an innovative solution that prevents all of the negative effects of calcium and magnesium, while allowing the positive health benefits to remain by not removing the calcium and magnesium. Within a water system, calcium and magnesium can adhere to plumbing and water appliances by forming crystalline scale structures. Untreated, these minerals become hard, interfere with heat transfer and eventually cause loss of water flow and pressure. Untreated hardness can increase your home’s energy bill up to 20%!
KDF reshapes these hardness ions so they cannot adhere to each other or to the inside of plumbing. Instead the calcium and magnesium ions remain soluble in the water, thus preventing scale while adding life to the water.
Replace the WHCC7-13 every 150,000 gallons or 3 years, whichever comes first
Check your water bill to calculate how much water your home uses every year (FOR EXAMPLE: If use around 5,000 gallons a month, multiply (5,000) times (12) and you’ll find that your using roughly 60,000 gallons a year.)
All the products on our website that are designated “Wide Spectrum” are designed for use with water that has been treated with chlorine. All products on our website listed as “Chloramine Wide Spectrum” are designed for use with water that has been treated with Chloramine. Determining if your water is treated with chlorine or chloramine is the first step.
Determine if your water is considered to have “High Total Hardness” (above 8 grains of Total Hardness or 137ppm of Total Hardness). Our Wide Spectrum & Chloramine Wide Spectrum Model Whole House Filters are capable of conditioning hardness up to 8 grains. If your water contains “High Hardness” we recommend adding a Salt Free Water Softening for High Hardness tank to your system.
Left unconditioned, high hardness can cause damage by building up scale in the plumbing & appliances throughout your home. Our revolutionary Salt-Free Softening Technology conditions hardness minerals to prevent scale while allowing the beneficial hardness minerals to remain in the water.
If you provide your zip code, We’ll check and see what your Municipal Water Treatment Facility is reporting.
Are the additional contaminants targeted by the Pro Upgrade Models present in my water supply?
Probably Not. Although the EPA does not require municipalities to test for the class of contaminants targeted by the Pro Upgrade Model and report them in their water quality analysis.
Are CuZn’s Wide Spectrum + Pro Upgrade Models over engineered, offering more robust filtration capabilities than necessary?
Yes, absolutely. These systems showcase revolutionary new technologies, why not share them with our residential customers?