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15mm Fitting Kit available for £25.00
The AQ8 has proven to be one of the best selling softeners for a number of years, in its ability to provide you with a scale free solution for your property. Providing your home with luxorious softened water protecting the homes appliances and boiler systems. No Scum, No Scale No Gimmick.
Meter Controlled Water Softener
Once installed and set up our water softener automatically performs a regeneration and supplies the entire property with softened water. It has the added benefit of being able to use either Block, Tablet or Granular water softener salt
however we recommend the use of tablet salt with this unit.
WHY THIS IS THE ONE TO BUY?
The Autotrol head that controls this softener has proved to be one of the best selling valves for a number of years. The easy to follow programming that allows different hardness settings to be stored, together with an intelligent meter system that learns from your water consumption, makes this a very efficient machine.
All EMWC Water Softeners have a 5-year guarantee -at no extra cost! Because of its proven reliability, your EMWC water softener will have a five-year parts and one year labour guarantee. This, alongside our proven track record for producing highly reliable equipment, has established us as one of the UK's most popular water softener companies.
METER MODELS INCLUDING SELF PROTECT PROGRAMME
Our Meter range works by measuring the amount of water used and then regenerating accordingly, If you have guests or your requirements increase, then the softener will regenerate more frequently. (Self-Protect Programme.) Alternatively, if you go away, you can set the machine to default setting to regenerate when you return. As our meter models regenerate only when necessary, they are ideal for applications with varying demand. The amount of salt and water can be reduced by as much as 50% compared to timer models.
ECONOMIC AND EFFICIENT
An EMWC Water Softener is very efficient in water use. It uses over 50% less water than a conventional softener during regeneration.
Solvent free - food grade resin. There's something very special about an EMWC Water Softener, something that is unique and gives both incomparable performance and specification. The secret is in the resin that determines the quality of your soft water. All EMWC Water Softeners incorporate a resin that has been specially purified for household use. It is both food grade and free from chlorinated solvents (Solvent Free). No other manufacturer can offer you this level of specification. So whether you bath in it, shower in it, wash your hair in it, your clothes, or simply brush your teeth with it, the water from your EMWC Water Softener will not only be lovely and soft, but solvent free.
The AQ8 Softener uses a high capacity resin which allows for larger volumes of soft water to be produced before requiring regeneration. This new resin technology also allows much higher flow rates than any of our previous high flow systems.Because of this new development we are able offer a very compact water softener with capacity and flow rates that are the envy of much larger machines.
Installing your Water softener - plumber or DIY? Every water softener comes complete with , fitting instructions and an option of an installation kit allowing for installation by a plumber or DIY enthusiast.
Inlet/Outlet 3/4" Bsp male parallel
Overflow 1/2" Hose connector
Drain 1/2" O.D tubing
Max operating Pressure 8 bar (116 p.s.i )
Min Operating Pressure 1 bar (14.5 p.s.i )
Max water temperature 30 degree C
Min water temperature Protect from freezing
BSI approved for use with aluminium heat exchange systems
Volume & Weight
Softener Resin volume 1x 5 litres
Salt Storage capacity 10Kg tablet salt
Depth 405mm -16 inch
Height 515mm - 21 inch
Width 210mm - 9 inch
Overflow 245mm -9.5 inches from the floor
inlet and outlet connections at the back of the head 365mm-14.2" from the floor
waste connection at the back of the head 395mm-15.4" from the floor
1250Ltr per cycle Capacity per regen at 200ppm hardness
0.8 KG Salt used per regeneration
65% Salt efficiency
30 litres / min peak flow at 2 bar pressure drop
5 litres / min Rated service flow at 1 bar pressure drop
52 litres Water used per Regeneration
1.9 1/ min Maximum flow rate to drain
72 Minutes Maximum Regeneration Time
< 1mg per litre Softened water hardness
Combination Boilers = Combi Kit
Standard Fittings (most Homes = 15 mm Kit
Select a £25.00 15mm Fitting Kit from the options below
select an alternative Installation Kit (if required) from the Checkout
All prices include VAT
colour of cabinets may vary
May not be suitable for high pressure or high flow systems