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Old 02-20-2006, 04:04 AM   #1
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RO/DI & Temp

What is going to happen if I run a RO/DI when it is near freezing (it's 34 F tonight...) ie, will flow be reduced, clog filter quickly, etc...

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temp will affect the speed at which the water will pass thru the RO membrain. at 34 deg the water is more dense, thus will take longer to make water.
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That is correct. I only got 5 gallons on a freezing night where I got twice that on a 55 degree day.
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Have any of you heard that colder temp means tighter membrane and thus higher quality water?
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I`ve never heard that . Is that true? I`ve just got my unit so I`m not an expert on this subject.
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Yes. The opposite is true for hot/warm water , and it will also increase your flow.
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