These large and very attractive pots are Australian made and are 12L capacity.The large water purifiers come with a separate ceramic stand and holds overall approximately 12 litres The inverted bell housing the filter sits at the top of the purifier and holds about 3 litres so that any given time about 9 litres can be accessed from the tap at the bottom. The large purifier is approximately 260 mm wide and 500 mm high including the ceramic stand.
Specifications: Approximately 260mm wide, 500mm high. Water is placed in the the top container, shaped like an inverted bell, which houses the ceramic filter which has a nozzle protruding through a small hole into the main body of the purifier. Water is filtered in three ways. Initially the water must pass through a micro porous ceramic material which filters out sediment, suspended solids and amoeba down to one micron.
Next the water passes through the inside of the filter containing a granular activated carbon core filtering out unwanted impurities such as chlorine, metals and pesticides. Finally the water passes through the internal walls of the filter which have been coated with an antibacterial treatment of silver nitrate which acts as a natural biocide preventing bacteria from breeding and eradicating Giardia and Cryptosporidium.
This design prevents any overflow problems common with two part systems. Each purifier is hand made on the potter's wheel and individually decorated in a variety of colours, many of which are uniquely Australian.
The purifier is fired to stoneware temperature of 1305 centigrade making it the perfect non toxic material to filter and store drinking water. Firing at this high temperature ensures your water purifier is waterproof and extremely resilient to cracking, crazing and chipping.
Unlike terracotta and earthenware systems, our stoneware system will not grow mould, become stained, deteriorate with age or leave a clay taste in your water. The inside of the purifier is glazed allowing ease of cleaning.
No fumes are given off as with plastics or metals allowing safer long storage. The insulating properties of stoneware will help keep your water naturally cool for drinking and ice may be added to the container for chilled water.
***FILTER LASTS 12 MONTHS AND COSTS $59 TO REPLACE... Add extra filters if you like to keep spares
***PARCELS ARE SENT AUSTRALIA POST AND HAVE INSURANCE AND A TRACKING NUMBER. PLEASE ALLOW SOME EXTRA TIME FOR DELIVERY.
*Price includes a 12 month Royal Doulton filter
For those who want fluoride removed we now import SCP Fluoride PLus filter which removes everything that the Royal Doulton Super Sterasyl filter removes PLUS 97% of fluoride plus heavy metals, chloramines, volatile organic compounds, herbicides and many other contaminants not removed by the Doulton filter. This all in one 5 inch long filter also filters to 0.5 micron absolute (vs 0.9 micron with the Doulton) making it literally the finest filter on the planet.$50 extra for the scp 2000 litre or 6 to 12 months* / flow rate 1 litre per hour / 5 inch x 70mm wide ! ! ! *Dependent on water quality and usage
Fluoride Plus filter elements, manufactured in England and imported by Southern Cross Pottery, utilize a class leading silver impregnated ceramic micro porous outer shell combined with state of the art granular core technology which removes fluoride plus virtually all other contaminants.
Fluoride Plus is made from the highest quality NSF component certified (ANSI 61) coconut shell based activated carbon and other proprietary adsorbent materials.
The ceramic shell and the granular carbon combines mechanical filtration and physical absorption processes to reduce a wide variety of drinking water contaminants of both aesthetic and health concerns.
The pore structure of the ceramic enables sufficient contact time for the filter to be ideally suited to improving taste and odour as well as reducing chlorine, chloramine, volatile organic compounds, MTBE, lead, mercury, asbestos, arsenic and fluoride. The cleanable ceramic shell is designed to remove suspended solids, pathogenic bacteria and cysts. The Fluoride Plus filter has been tested in accordance with NSF protocols for cyst, turbidity, particulates, lead, chloramines and chlorine reduction.
Pathogenic bacteria 99.9999% (Alcontrol Laboratories)
! Cholera, Typhoid, Salmonella, E.Coli, Fecal Colimform
Cysts - 100% (ALcontrol Laboratories)
! Cryptosporidium Parvum, Giardia Lamblia
Sediment - 100% absolute to 0.5 micron (IBR Laboratories)
Chloramines - 99%
Chlorine - 99%
Lead - 99%
Fluoride - 97%
VOC - Volatile Organic Compounds - 98%
Metals - Aluminum, iron, mercury, nickel & zinc - 98%
MTBE - 97%
Arsenic - 95%
Glyphosate - 99.9%
Pharmaceutical Compounds - 98%
! Acetaminophen, Progesterine, Ibuprofen, Naproxen Sodium
Herbicides - 99%
Nitrates - 92%
(INDEPENDENT LABORATORY TESTS - NSF/ANSI std 42 & 53 CHEMICAL REDUCTION TESTS) !
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