This Pentek PCC218 Water Filter Cartridge Replacement is a 10 inch phosphate crystal water filter replacement for use in numerous residential as well as commercial water filter systems, especially ice machines, coffee machines, vending machines, food service equipment, water heaters, air conditioning equipment, undersink systems, and many other types of water filter and water processing equipment. The Pentek 155251-43 is a standard diameter filter (2 5/8") that will fit all 10" x 2.5" inch water filter housings. This filter contains 18 ounces of phosphate crystal - a slightly less expensive 10 ounce version (Pentek PCC212) is also available which features a lower flow rate if needed.
This Pentek filter replacement cartridge uses advanced hexametaphosphate crystal technology to help prevent lime and scale deposits. Additionally, it is used for preventing corrosion and iron problems, and it also removes or reduces sediment, dirt, rust, and other impurities. The food-grade hexametapolyphosphate crystal dissolves slowly in water to inhibit the build up of scale, rust, and more.
Pentek PCC-218 Filter Replacement Specifications:
The Pentek PCC-218 filter works by keeping particles separated so they cannot precipitate and form deposits when heated. It forms a protective coating on all metal surfaces, safeguarding against acidity, alkalinity, hardness, chloride, and other factors which effect the corrosion of water equipment and pipes. The Pentek PCC218 water filter keeps 1 parts per million (PPM) of dissolved iron suspended in solution (sequestered) in order to prevent dissolved iron from precipitating, which would cause staining and discoloration.
Pentek PCC Series water filter cartridges are manufactured from FDA approved materials and can be used for numerous in home, undersink, commercial, food service, and light industrial uses. The Pentek PCC-218 should not be used as a whole house filter because of its low flow rate. This Pentek PCC218 filter is also known by Pentek part numbers 155251-43 and PCC-218.