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If you don't like the Karcher pressure washer pump then you can upgrade to this pump at any time, the cost is the same. You will get a 2 year warranty and included is an overhaul kit at no charge. You will need to replace the oil after the first hour of operation. Any motor oil you happen to have will work fine. Like all pumps, the unit ships with a sealed oil filler cap to prevent oil spills during shipping. Please remember to replace the oil filler cap with the vented cap.
The Koolair PM500-115 & PM500-230 are completely submersible seal-less centrifugal magnetic pump drive (10 lbs.) generating a maximum flow of 8.5 gallons per minute with a maximum head of 19 feet at 8.2 PSI.
The pump is dry run protected to withstand thermal overloads without failure. When cooled, the pump will resume operating normally.
Materials exposed to the solution (wet end) are Reinforced Polypropylene, Buna N, Cupro Nickel, Ceramic, and Ceramic Magnet. When submerged, Epoxy, Stainless Steel, Polysulfone, and the Cord will also come in contact with the solution.
The membrane included in the kit is made by Toray South Korea and works great. If you prefer Dow filmtec made in USA add $39.00 to the kit price. Please let me know if you want the membrane pre-installed or left in the sealed vacuum bag for you to install at a later date.
We own the machinery and make most parts in house with 20 years in the machining business. The RO system is entirely built out of stainless, brass and plastic parts.
All components including filters and membrane can be found at your local hardware store on any on-line outlet.
At 21 Gallons (80 liters) per hour only $1495, we have NOT found a more competitive pricing anywhere. If you do please let us know. Priority mail 3-5 day shipping anywhere in the US including territories $119.00. Permeate flows for individual membranes may vary +/-20% due to temperature and other factors.
The average sailing vessel runs out of water way before it runs out of fuel. In the Bahamas you will pay 35 cents / gallon for the precious liquid yet almost 75% of our planet is covered with it.
Once you own a watermaker there is no going back.
Shower all you want, wash your boat deck and drink chemical free water with less dissolved solids than tap water.
The system can operate on a Honda EU2000i portable generator and spare enough power to charge your batteries at the same time. Using a small Honda generator you will make ~110 gallons of water with 1 gallon of gas.
It will also run from a 12 volt battery using a DC power inverter.
Now can be enjoyed not only by the Mega-yacht crowd, but by the average cruiser.
The system is 100% assembled with non proprietary "off the shelf parts" making maintenance a breeze.
The system is assembled in Fort Lauderdale Florida and you may call anytime with questions.
The cost is 50% less than the competition due to our manufacturing abilities therefore bypassing the middleman on some components. Shop around, nobody can beat our price. Read testimonials about what existing owners have to say about our watermaker kit.
Call 602-751-6414 anytime for support
The priming pump draws less than 100 watts. I have a 20 psi 12 volt priming pump included with the kit and an optional 5 psi at 120 volts magnetic submersible for an aditional $124.
The Karcher pump draws about 900 watts, the watercooled karcher about 1000 watts at 800 psi. The watercooled option adds another $100 to the kit price. Check it out here. http://a.co/9ER4KkF
The membrane can be mounted horizontal or vertical. Regardless which brand watermaker you decide to purchase, due to the organic nature of all membranes they cannot be installed next to a hot engine. Also, the air-cooled pumps may overheat if operated in a hot engine room. The only pump that can handle heat is the watercooled Karcher model K 3.540, which I offer as an option with the kit for another $100. Check out the watercooled pump here. http://a.co/9ER4KkF
This is not rocket science.
You will need to add teflon tape to the plastic threaded fittings and some very basic tools. Some fittings already have teflon tape, however, they may still need to be tightened. Every installation is unique therefore be prepared to turn a wrench.
You can always upgrade to a stainless pump because the rest of the system is the same. If for some reason you don't like your Karcher pump simply remove it and connect a stainless pump.
It takes about 5 days to prep your kit for shipment, then UPS or Priority mail 3 to 5 days anywhere in the US including territories for $119.00. International Orders vary depending on your country.
It is recommended that you clean your reverse osmosis membrane as needed or once every two years (on average). The reverse osmosis (R.O.) membranes last an average of five years and with proper operation and care can last up to 10 years. Permeate flows for individual membranes may vary +/-20% due to temperature and other factors.
Almost all watermakers use pressure washer pumps made by General, AR or CAT. In the two years using Karcher pumps we've lost only one. A quick rinse after every use will help extend the life of any pump. The Karcher advantage is the $89 replacement cost, the 2 year factory warranty and the fact that you can find them anywhere makes them priceless.
Being that we use standard size membranes they cost 5 times less than custom propriatery sizes. We offer 40 inch replacement membranes for $195.00 plus shipping. You may search for SW30-2540 online and compare prices, we have the lowest price membranes on Amazon.
Depends on the water quality, from a few days to a few months.
If you notice a pressure drop on the primer pump pressure gauge then it is time to replace your filters or rinse them. Also, if they look green or black or some other non appetizing color then consider the same.
Ideally you need a 20 micron and a 5 micron. You may purchase them online for about $5 / each. In an emergency use anything available at your nearest hardware store and don't worry about microns. We used 10 inch filters because it is the most common size.
Pleated Sediment Water Filter Cartridge 10"x2.5" Standard Size
Tier1 S1 20 Micron 10 x 2.5 Pleated Cellulose Sediment Pentek Comparable Replacement Water Filter 12 Pack
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