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1 Water - Source of Life Clean and tasteless water

2 O Aqua (from Ambrosius - Bishop of Milan in the 4th century) This agreeable beverage instils in our bodies, blasted by hotness, refreshment. It is healthful because it donates life, lovely because it gives happiness. The water compressed between the mountains is not imprisoned, smashed on the cliffs it is not broken, closed into the ground it does not evanish, but flowing from hidden veins assures useful irrigation, avoiding that the earth, lifeless because bare of its vital energies, denies us the yearly harvests. The water is the substance of all the elements and is produced as well by heaven, sky, sea and earth. This agreeable beverage instils in our bodies, blasted by hotness, refreshment. It is healthful because it donates life, lovely because it gives happiness. The water compressed between the mountains is not imprisoned, smashed on the cliffs it is not broken, closed into the ground it does not evanish, but flowing from hidden veins assures useful irrigation, avoiding that the earth, lifeless because bare of its vital energies, denies us the yearly harvests. The water is the substance of all the elements and is produced as well by heaven, sky, sea and earth.

3 O Aqua Is tap water good water? Normally the water of the public aqueducts is carefully tested every day and does not contain pesticides, heavy metals or other dangerous elements. Nevertheless the transportation through the pipes, pumping stations and tubings of the buildings can create problems of dirt (sand, rust and other impurities) and bacterial contamination. Bacteria develop the best between 25°C and 50°C. To avoid bacterial contamination the water is disinfected. The mostly used product is chlorine. Is tap water good water? Normally the water of the public aqueducts is carefully tested every day and does not contain pesticides, heavy metals or other dangerous elements. Nevertheless the transportation through the pipes, pumping stations and tubings of the buildings can create problems of dirt (sand, rust and other impurities) and bacterial contamination. Bacteria develop the best between 25°C and 50°C. To avoid bacterial contamination the water is disinfected. The mostly used product is chlorine.

4 O AQVA Is tap water good water? What is a biofilm? Bio film is a group of cells or colonies of cells attached to a surface. This forms a film of organic and not organic material and is a perfect milieu for growing bacteria. It also causes corrosion. To avoid bacterial contamination the water is disinfected. The mostly used product is chlorine. Is tap water good water? What is a biofilm? Bio film is a group of cells or colonies of cells attached to a surface. This forms a film of organic and not organic material and is a perfect milieu for growing bacteria. It also causes corrosion. To avoid bacterial contamination the water is disinfected. The mostly used product is chlorine.

5 O AQVA Is tap water good water? The biofilm

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7 O Aqua Why often tap water has bad taste and smell? The smell and taste of tap water is caused by the presence of chlorine. Besides, the chlororganic substances (caused by chlorination of organic substances in water) may intensify the unpleasant odour. Why often tap water has bad taste and smell? The smell and taste of tap water is caused by the presence of chlorine. Besides, the chlororganic substances (caused by chlorination of organic substances in water) may intensify the unpleasant odour.

8 O Aqua Whether chlorine is dangerous? According to the sanitary standard, the concentration of chlorine in tap water is not dangerous to the healthy person. However, for the people with asthmatic and allergic diseases the presence of even small concentrations of free chlorine can worsen the state of health. In addition chlorine reacts with organic substances which are present in any tap water, causing formation of chlororganic substances (e.g., chloroform, chlorphenols, dioxins). Whether chlorine is dangerous? According to the sanitary standard, the concentration of chlorine in tap water is not dangerous to the healthy person. However, for the people with asthmatic and allergic diseases the presence of even small concentrations of free chlorine can worsen the state of health. In addition chlorine reacts with organic substances which are present in any tap water, causing formation of chlororganic substances (e.g., chloroform, chlorphenols, dioxins).

9 Home water filters manufacturer AQUAPHOR® is the largest home water filter manufacturer in Russia with more than full-time employees including more than 60 chemists and engineers with decades of experience in this branch. AQUAPHOR® manufacturing facilities include state-of-the-art production of fibrous adsorbents, carbon blocks, plastic moulding and filter assembly. The Research Department includes chemical, microbiological, mechanical, automation and design laboratories. The outstanding quality of water filters is verified by more than 30 international patents. Home water filters manufacturer AQUAPHOR® is the largest home water filter manufacturer in Russia with more than full-time employees including more than 60 chemists and engineers with decades of experience in this branch. AQUAPHOR® manufacturing facilities include state-of-the-art production of fibrous adsorbents, carbon blocks, plastic moulding and filter assembly. The Research Department includes chemical, microbiological, mechanical, automation and design laboratories. The outstanding quality of water filters is verified by more than 30 international patents.

10 Filtering system AQUAPHOR® Viking Water purifying system Multipurpose filtering system This modern water purifying system is based on sorption method, providing superior filtration of active chlorine, organic impurities, heavy metal ions, rust and unpleasant smell. Advantages include high filtration rate (25 l/min), superior efficiency and excellent quality of water purification. Filtering system AQUAPHOR® Viking Water purifying system Multipurpose filtering system This modern water purifying system is based on sorption method, providing superior filtration of active chlorine, organic impurities, heavy metal ions, rust and unpleasant smell. Advantages include high filtration rate (25 l/min), superior efficiency and excellent quality of water purification.

11 "According to experts, a persons body when taking a 20-minute shower in chlorine water is exposed to the same quantity of chlorine as when drinking 2 litres of not purified tap water." (American Journal of Epidemiology, April 2007)

12 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter [1] Quick connector (American style), external threads 3/4" [2] Stainless steel housing of food industry quality. [3] Fastening which ensures tight impermeability of the housing and makes replacement of a filtering cartridge easier. [4] Filtering cartridge, which consists of two coaxially placed carbon blocks. [5] A carbon block with large porosity (20 microns) is made of active carbon and chelate ion-exchange micro fibre. [6] Internal extra dense carbon block (5 microns) for better water purification properties. [1] Quick connector (American style), external threads 3/4" [2] Stainless steel housing of food industry quality. [3] Fastening which ensures tight impermeability of the housing and makes replacement of a filtering cartridge easier. [4] Filtering cartridge, which consists of two coaxially placed carbon blocks. [5] A carbon block with large porosity (20 microns) is made of active carbon and chelate ion-exchange micro fibre. [6] Internal extra dense carbon block (5 microns) for better water purification properties.

13 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter The filter housings The filter housings are manufactured in three sizes. Depending on the used cartridge the system can fulfil different water purifying tasks with various filtration rates and efficiency. Compact design of the smaller models enables them to also be installed in tight conditions. Thanks to the unique wall bracket and quick connector it is easy to replace the cartridge even in difficult to reach places. The filter housings The filter housings are manufactured in three sizes. Depending on the used cartridge the system can fulfil different water purifying tasks with various filtration rates and efficiency. Compact design of the smaller models enables them to also be installed in tight conditions. Thanks to the unique wall bracket and quick connector it is easy to replace the cartridge even in difficult to reach places.

14 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter The filter housings In designing and manufacturing of AQUAPHOR® multipurpose filtering system the most up-to-date water purification solutions of AQUAPHOR® water purification solutions have been implemented. Due to its high filtration rate and superior efficiency this system is used not only in city apartments and summer cottages but also in nurseries, schools, cafes and restaurants, in hotels, hospitals and industrial enterprises, in coffee makers and ice makers: in a word everywhere, where there is a need to get clean water quickly and in big quantities. The filter housings In designing and manufacturing of AQUAPHOR® multipurpose filtering system the most up-to-date water purification solutions of AQUAPHOR® water purification solutions have been implemented. Due to its high filtration rate and superior efficiency this system is used not only in city apartments and summer cottages but also in nurseries, schools, cafes and restaurants, in hotels, hospitals and industrial enterprises, in coffee makers and ice makers: in a word everywhere, where there is a need to get clean water quickly and in big quantities.

15 Aqualen® patented fibre adsorbents Aqualen® is based on a new generation chelating ion-exchange fibre adsorbent. Thanks to its special design it reacts with heavy metal ions 780 times better than with calcium and magnesium ions. This means that even very hard water does not obstruct of quicksilver, tin, copper and cadmium ions removal. Dynamic recovery method of silver. Unique dynamic recovery method of silver is used in AQUAPHOR® filter mixes. Initially silver is bind in Aqualen® in the most active form, i.e. as ions. This enables the bacteriostatic efficiency of the filter to be increased and at the same time its silver content to be reduced. Filtering efficiency. Ordinary carbon block has several disadvantages. As carbon is largely water-repellent, it creates channel effects and dead spaces. Due to this filter efficiency may fall down to 50%. Aqualen® is based on a new generation chelating ion-exchange fibre adsorbent. Thanks to its special design it reacts with heavy metal ions 780 times better than with calcium and magnesium ions. This means that even very hard water does not obstruct of quicksilver, tin, copper and cadmium ions removal. Dynamic recovery method of silver. Unique dynamic recovery method of silver is used in AQUAPHOR® filter mixes. Initially silver is bind in Aqualen® in the most active form, i.e. as ions. This enables the bacteriostatic efficiency of the filter to be increased and at the same time its silver content to be reduced. Filtering efficiency. Ordinary carbon block has several disadvantages. As carbon is largely water-repellent, it creates channel effects and dead spaces. Due to this filter efficiency may fall down to 50%.

16 Aqualen® patented fibre adsorbents AQUAPHOR® active carbon blocks contain Aqualen® and thus they are free from mentioned disadvantages. As Aqualen® is very water-retaining, such a carbon block may be viewed as a water conducting ion-exchange matrix containing active carbon granules. As a result water flows through the entire filter. Filtering without pressure losses. Thanks to these fibres AQUAPHOR® filter cartridges are characterised by reduced hydrodynamic resistance and increased filtering speed. Such cartridges have excellent water purifying properties with minimum pressure losses. AQUAPHOR® active carbon blocks contain Aqualen® and thus they are free from mentioned disadvantages. As Aqualen® is very water-retaining, such a carbon block may be viewed as a water conducting ion-exchange matrix containing active carbon granules. As a result water flows through the entire filter. Filtering without pressure losses. Thanks to these fibres AQUAPHOR® filter cartridges are characterised by reduced hydrodynamic resistance and increased filtering speed. Such cartridges have excellent water purifying properties with minimum pressure losses.

17 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter The filtering system is installed in the location cold and hot water pipes enter into the apartment (1) ensuring that all incoming water is perfectly clean with end filtering rate of 5 microns. If you have independent water heating systems you can install only the filter for the cold-water entrance. If you do not want a separate drinking water filter with a separate tap in your kitchen, in order not to drill a hole in your sink, you can install a special Viking filter (2) in the pipe under the mixer and all water in your kitchen turns into excellent drinkable water (1 micron of finish purification efficiency).

18 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter The cartridge is made of a carbon block of differential porosity acting by the sorption principle. Water shall be perfectly purified not only from rust, sand and other non-soluble additives and active chlorine but also from phenol, heavy metals and pesticides. The chemists of the quality control laboratory are highly experienced. This laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art analytical devices including an atomic spectrometer, capillary electrophoresis, gas chromatograph, UV spectrometers and filter quality testing systems according to the NFS 42, NSF 53 and EPA microbiological protocols. NSF International is The Public Health and Safety Company, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. EPA is the Environmental Protection Agency of US Government. The cartridge is made of a carbon block of differential porosity acting by the sorption principle. Water shall be perfectly purified not only from rust, sand and other non-soluble additives and active chlorine but also from phenol, heavy metals and pesticides. The chemists of the quality control laboratory are highly experienced. This laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art analytical devices including an atomic spectrometer, capillary electrophoresis, gas chromatograph, UV spectrometers and filter quality testing systems according to the NFS 42, NSF 53 and EPA microbiological protocols. NSF International is The Public Health and Safety Company, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. EPA is the Environmental Protection Agency of US Government.

19 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter All products and their production are certified for purifying drinking tap water by the national State Certification Agency. The water filters have been tested and approved for sale in several EU countries, South Korea, Singapore and other countries. All products and their production are certified for purifying drinking tap water by the national State Certification Agency. The water filters have been tested and approved for sale in several EU countries, South Korea, Singapore and other countries.

20 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter

21 An important question: can Aquaphor® filters release adsorbed harmful substances back to filtered water? Aqualen® activated ion-exchange fibres and coconut shell activated carbon are used as the main adsorbents in the Aquaphor® water purifiers. Aqualen® functional surface groups bind heavy metals ions through the formation of chelate complexes. Due to the chelating mechanism, lead, copper, cadmium, mercury and other ions bind practically irreversible. Extremely fine porosity of the Aquaphor® composite cartridges ensures binding of all major impurities. An important question: can Aquaphor® filters release adsorbed harmful substances back to filtered water? Aqualen® activated ion-exchange fibres and coconut shell activated carbon are used as the main adsorbents in the Aquaphor® water purifiers. Aqualen® functional surface groups bind heavy metals ions through the formation of chelate complexes. Due to the chelating mechanism, lead, copper, cadmium, mercury and other ions bind practically irreversible. Extremely fine porosity of the Aquaphor® composite cartridges ensures binding of all major impurities.

22 The Aquaphor® Viking Water Filter for Yachts The AQUAPHOR® filtration system is particularly indicated for yachts of any size, in order to solve the many problems the water stocked in the water tanks causes. The AQUAPHOR® filtration system is particularly indicated for yachts of any size, in order to solve the many problems the water stocked in the water tanks causes. This modern water purifying system is based on sorption method, providing superior filtration of active chlorine, organic impurities, heavy metal ions, rust and unpleasant smell. Advantages include high filtration rate (25 l/min), superior efficiency and excellent quality of water purification. The very low loss of pressure makes it adapt for any kind of autoclave.

23 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Compact plug-in/plug-out patented design. Safety release push-button. Durable yet disposable cartridge plastic housing is designed not to burst even at pressure reaching 28 bars. Highly permeable structure with tight pores, low-pressure resistance. Removes active chlorine, heavy metals, organic compounds, rust and other harmful impurities. Ceramic core faucet. Cluster microcrystalline silver is imbedded to provide long lasting bactericidal protection. Capacity up to L, flow rate 2 litres per minute. Compact plug-in/plug-out patented design. Safety release push-button. Durable yet disposable cartridge plastic housing is designed not to burst even at pressure reaching 28 bars. Highly permeable structure with tight pores, low-pressure resistance. Removes active chlorine, heavy metals, organic compounds, rust and other harmful impurities. Ceramic core faucet. Cluster microcrystalline silver is imbedded to provide long lasting bactericidal protection. Capacity up to L, flow rate 2 litres per minute.

24 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Bacterial safety For the first time in water purification the replacement filter cartridges are made as united block-cartridge in durable plastic housings. Replacing the cartridge you also replace the housing, thus you keep the water purifier free from bacteria. In changing the modules, you will not have to wash out the water purification system inside in order to remove accumulated dirt, but you will just discard the old modules and your filter will be gain ready for operation. Bacterial safety For the first time in water purification the replacement filter cartridges are made as united block-cartridge in durable plastic housings. Replacing the cartridge you also replace the housing, thus you keep the water purifier free from bacteria. In changing the modules, you will not have to wash out the water purification system inside in order to remove accumulated dirt, but you will just discard the old modules and your filter will be gain ready for operation.

25 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Easy change of cartridges No efforts or special tools are required to change the cartridge. Just press the push-button and turn the module by a slight motion of your hand. Easy change of cartridges No efforts or special tools are required to change the cartridge. Just press the push-button and turn the module by a slight motion of your hand. The quantity of adsorptive in every filter cartridge is increased by 10% in comparison with the standard 10 inches cartridge. It is helped for the high quality of water purifier and increase in filter cartridge capacity and quality.

26 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Separate faucet The new ceramic core faucet with the electronic cartridge change indicator where only food grade material comes in contact with water. Non potentially lead-containing brass can contact the water.

27 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Primary sorption purification of drinking water Replacement filter cartridge K1-03 This filter cartridge has a high hydrophilic property and labyrinth structure of the pores. It reduces the content of active chlorine, heavy metals, organic compounds, rust and other particles up to 5 microns in size. The cartridge is manufactured according to the carbon-block technology as a macro porous filter matrix media with a content of coconut granulated activated carbon (GAC) and ion exchange fibre Aqualen. As a bactericide the cartridge contains the cluster microcrystalline silver.

28 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Fine sorption purification of drinking water Replacement filter cartridge K1-02 This filter cartridge has an optimal combination of powder and fibrous adsorbents and effectively removes active chlorine, heavy metals and organic compounds. The cartridge is manufactured according to the carbon-block technology as a filter matrix media with a higher content of coconut GAC and ion exchange fibre Aqualen. As a bactericide the cartridge contains the cluster microcrystalline silver.

29 CRYSTAL TRIO Drinking water purification system Final sorption purification and conditioning of drinking water Replacement filter cartridge K1-07 This filter cartridge effectively and completely removes micro quantities of harmful impurities, active chlorine, heavy metals, organic compounds and other impurities up to 0.8 microns in size. The cartridge is manufactured according to the carbon-block technology as a super-compact micro porous filter matrix media with a higher content of micro porous coconut Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) and ion exchange fibre AQUALEN®. As a bactericide the cartridge contains the cluster microcrystalline silver.

30 CRYSTAL HF FILTER Better than many bottled waters Crystal HF drinking water filter combines all the advantages of the regular Crystal filter plus it contains a 0.1 micron absolute rejection hollow fibre membrane post filter. It removes more than 99.99% of bacteria and cysts throughout its stated capacity satisfying the EPA microbiological device certification requirements. The main advantage of this new patented hollow fibre post filter as compared to the other micro-filtration post filters is that it adds very low additional pressure resistance at the maximum stated flow rate throughout capacity while filtering even solid laden water. The hollow fibres are very hydrophilic and have a tremendous outer surface area. The fibres' outer diameter is less than 300 microns.

31 OUR BODY NEEDS WATER Water is the nutrient that your body needs the most. Between 60 and 70 percent of adult body weight is water. Child's body is 80 percent water, and five months old embryo's body water content is 94 percent. Water dissolves solids and delivers nutrients (vitamins and minerals) into the body cells and carries wastes from the cells. Water regulates body temperature and is essential for breathing. To function normally human body requires at least 1.5 litres of water per day. Water is naturally low in sodium, has no fat, cholesterol or caffeine and isn't flushed straight through the body like many other beverages.

32 THEY NEED GOOD WATER, TOO. Project for a mobile water purifier

33 WATER SOURCE OF LIFE Clean, tasteless and agreeable Water Clean, tasteless and agreeable Water


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