Source: Homespun Environmental – Russ Michaud, Truth Sponsor & Contributor
This paper discusses the two main styles of ceramic filter cartridges that are currently on the market. These are the ‘candle’ filter and the ‘dome’ filter. I often get questions on whether one is better than the other and have also seen several DIY blogs on the internet showing both of these. I figured it was a good idea to write a short paper on this topic to add as a reference to the technical notes on my website and to help folks interested in researching this.
For those who may be unfamiliar with ceramic water filters, here is a brief overview.
The ceramic water filter cartridge consists of a ceramic shell, containing colloidal silver and enclosing some amount of activated carbon. The shell has very small pore openings that allow water to pass through but are too small for bacteria. The silver keeps bacteria from growing on the shell, and the activated charcoal adsorbs chemicals that are present in the water. ...Continue ReadingView Comments (5)