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How to Choose a Filter

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Choosing a Style: You have 2 choices when deciding on a style for your Hydropure Filters, the original white PVC design or the blue housing design. See the table below to compare.

Standard & OptionalFeaturesOriginal White PVC DesignBlue Housing Design
Disposable, throw away filterX 
Replaceable cartridges X
Comes with the adjustable ball valve (for standard ¾” sizes only)XX
Comes with quick hose connections (for standard ¾” hose)XX
Can be plumbed inline for permanent installation X
Long lasting, large capacity cartridgesXX
Available in 3 sizes (see “Choosing a Size” section for more details)XX
Inlet/Outlet available in ½”, ¾”, 1”, or 1 ½” X
Average flow rate 5-8 gallons per minute (NOTE: Actual flow rate will vary between sizes and will depend greatly on the water source.)XX
Available with the METALTRAP technologyXX
Available with the PURESTART technologyXX
Available with METALTRAP ULTRA (the premium filter cartridge combining both METALTRAP and PURESTART in a single filter cartridge) X
Available with the CALCIUMTRAP X
Available with the 1 Micron Sediment/Bacteria Filter X
Available with a 5 Micron Pleated Filter X
Available with a sediment pre-filter X
Can be customized to match your specific water needs X
Compatible with Auto-fill systems on pools and spas X
In stock items, usually ships same dayXX

 

Choosing a Size: You have 3 choices when picking a size for each of the styles. Please keep the following in mind when choosing the size of your filter:

Original White PVC Design
SizeCapacity(based on 1 ppm total metal content) DimensionsWeight
10Up to 10,000 gallons2” x 22”4 lb.
25Up to 25,000 gallons3” x 32”11 lb.
50Up to 50,000 gallons4” x 34”19 lb.
Blue Housing Design
Size METALTRAP ULTRA Capacity(based on .5 ppm total metal content) DimensionsWeight
MTU-DS-63,000-6,000 gallonsStandard 2.5” x 10” Housing
MTU-DS-147,000-14,000 gallonsStandard 4.5” x 10” Housing
MTU-DS-2211,000-22,000 gallonsStandard 4.5” x 20” Housing
Size METALTRAP Capacity(based on 1 ppm total metal content) DimensionsWeight
MT-DS-66,000 gallonsStandard 2.5” x 10” Housing
MT-DS-1414,000 gallonsStandard 4.5” x 10” Housing
MT-DS-2222,000 gallonsStandard 4.5” x 20” Housing

 

Choosing the Filter Technology: Please go to “Learn More” for complete details.

  • METALTRAPTM(to remove iron, copper and sulfur from well water)
  • METALTRAP ULTRATM (Hydropure’s premium combo filter to remove taste, color and odor from both city and well water)
  • 1 MICRON SEDIMENT/BACTERIA FILTER (to remove pollen, dirt and debris from any water)

 

METALTRAPTM 

Ideal for Well Water

  • ·          Removes iron and copper which causes discoloration, staining and rust
  • ·          Removes sulfur responsible for the “rotten egg” odor
  • ·          Lowers toxic lead, arsenic, barium, uranium and more
  • ·          Makes well water taste and smell great
  • ·          Can handle high volumes of iron and sulfur
  • ·          High capacity filter with the highest quality results
  • ·          Great flow rates (up to 5x faster than other standard filters)

 

METALTRAP ULTRATM

Combination Filter for Both Well and City Water

  • ·          Has both METALTRAPTM AND PURESTARTTM technologies in a single filter
  • ·          Produces bottled water quality filtration
  • ·          Great for travelers who encounter many different water problems
  • ·          Makes both well and city tap water taste and smell great
  • ·          Removes iron, chlorine, sulfur, tannins and MORE
  • ·          Filters potentially cancer-causing contaminants
  • ·          Recommended in a DUAL SYSTEM with the 1 MICRON SEDIMENT/BACTERIA to remove dust, pollens, sediment, bacteria, and MORE!
  • ·          High capacity filter with the highest quality results
  • ·          Great flow rates (up to 5x faster than other standard filters)

 

PURESTARTTM

Ideal for City/Municipal Water

  • ·          Converts city tap water to bottled water quality
  • ·          Makes city tap water taste and smell great
  • ·          Removes chlorine & chloramines, tannins, fertilizers, residual pharmaceuticals and MORE!
  • ·          Filters potentially cancer-causing contaminants
  • ·          Removes bad color, taste and odor
  • ·          High capacity filter with the highest quality results
  • ·          Great flow rates (up to 5x faster than other standard filters)

 

1 MICRON SEDIMENT/BACTERIA FILTER 

Ideal for Use as a Pre-Filter and in RV Dual Systems 

  • ·         Removes sediment, dust, pollen, hair, scum, rust particles, bacteria, cysts and MORE!
  • ·         Helps prevent premature clogging and extends the life of other more expensive media cartridges
  • ·         Recommended for use in our METALTRAP ULTRATM DUAL SYSTEM
  • ·         Also comes as a stand-alone unit with a quick hose connect swivel
  • ·          High capacity filter with the highest quality results
  • ·          Great flow rates (up to 5x faster than other standard filters)