The reverse osmosis system is an almost perfect water filter that you can use at home. With this filter you will get excellent drinking water. If you do not want to use the home master ro system installation, this article will give you a list of sequential steps to help you install the filter yourself. If you still have doubts, it is recommended to use the help of a professional master who will quickly solve this issue.
Procedure for Reverse Osmosis Installation
- The filter is installed under the sink, which means that you need maximum free space, in addition, you need to spread a towel and put a pellet of water that will flow in the process.
- Before tapping the filter pipe, you need to shut off the riser pipe faucet and drain the water by opening the faucet at the sink. After installation, be sure to bleed air from the flexible hose.
- After that, you can put a ball valve and supply the flexible hose for water supply to the filter.
- Since part of the dirty water generated during filtration must be flushed from the reverse osmosis membrane, you need to connect the drain. You already have a drain clamp and flexible hose for this purpose, you need to connect them to the siphon, for this purpose you will need to drill a hole of the appropriate diameter. Another nuance should be taken into account – it is recommended to put the drain clamp above the location of the water shutter. When inserting the drain pipe into the siphon, it must be pulled out so that it rests against the pipe wall and bent downwards.
- Put a clean water tap on the sink, if there is no possibility to make a fixture in the sink itself, we choose a place in the countertop next to it. As a rule, there are no problems with a normal stainless steel sink – it is enough to drill a hole in the right place with the drill. If a sink made of porcelain stoneware, the situation is complicated – the usual drill such material is not drilled, and the procedure itself threatens to chips and cracks in the material. So it is better to make holes near the worktop. Fortunately, manufacturers often provide “out of the box” holes for clean water taps and such problems are not often encountered. If you have a so-called “two-mode” faucet in your kit, then you should be more careful with the markings of the place of installation – you need not one, but two holes for installation.
- After that you can start to assemble the filter itself. In order to place the pre-cleaning cartridges in the flasks (as mentioned earlier) there is a special key, this procedure does not take much time. Flasks for Reverse Osmosis membrane and post-filter should first be detached from the connecting flexible tubes and then the side cover should be unscrewed.
- Next we go to the storage tank – the fumigation tape should be wound on the threads, after which the tap can be screwed on.
- Now you need to choose a place under the sink for the assembled filter and tank, the filter can be suspended on plugs to the inner wall of the kitchen cabinet under the sink (for this purpose it has a mounting bracket).
- It is now possible to connect all pipes and seal the connections. The supply of tap water is from the ball valve to the first filter in the system. Runoff – from the flow restrictor (behind the diaphragm filter housing) to the drain clamp. From the clean water tap in the sink to the storage tank, from the storage tank to the reverse osmosis system (the tube from the tank is placed in the fitting out of the 4-way valve and inserted into the post-filter).
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