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Chloride Reduction & Removal in Residential Applications

 Strong Base Anion resins in the chloride form will not remove or reduce chlorides.  Why? The resin exchanges chloride for alkalinity and contaminants (nitrate, TOC, etc.). Details are as follows: Strong Base Anion resin used in the home is regenerated with NaCl (salt). As water passes through any anion resin in the chloride form it […]

Mixing Resins – How to Avoid Calcium Carbonate Fouling of Drain Lines

Mixing cation & anion resin in a single tank. This blog is about mixing sodium form cation and chloride form anion resins in a single tank.  Not mixed bed resin, which is hydrogen (H) form cation and hydroxide (OH) form anion. These are the resins we’re discussing: Anion Resin – Chloride form specialty resin used […]

Training Session – PFOS/PFOA Reduction Using GAC & IX

Join us for our 2020 training session being held February 27th. 2 Sessions – AM & PM Reduction of PFOS/PFOA using Calgon Activated Carbon Reduction of PFOS/PFOA using Purolite Ion Exchange Resin Location Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1001 E Baltimore Ave, Media, PA 19063 (behind Olive Garden) Time 8am-4:30pm Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided […]

Tariff on Ion Exchange Resin Imported from China

Effective August 23rd a tariff of 25% was applied to ion exchange resin imported from China. Although they were unsuccessful, many of the affected manufacturers lobbied the USTR 310 Committee to remove ion exchange resins and copolymers from this list. Not all of the resin consumed in the United States is produced here.  Purolite has […]

Handling Frozen Ion Exchange Resin

Tips for Resin Storage & Handling December 21st marks the Winter Solstice – daylight slowly increases and temperatures may go below freezing. Ion exchange resin beads freeze easily! During transport resin may be left in unheated trailers overnight or for a couple days before arrival at its destination. Store ion exchange resin at temperatures between 35-80° F (2-27° […]