Home Water Filter Shortcoming #2 – Ion Exchange Resin

Continuing in this series let’s talk about ion exchange resin (IXR). IXR is a staple of the water treatment industry and for the water engineer it serves as an effective tool for treating water for virtually every application imaginable. Much of IR is created from a plastic bead in which chemically active exchange sites are attached to the bead. The exchange sites enable one charged particle to be held on…

Glanris T MINUS 3 – 2 – 1 BLAST OFF!!!!!!!!

After 3 1/2 years of painstaking work, my partners Doctor L. Yu Lin (Louie) Ph.D., Bryan Eagle III and I have closed our Series A financing and are now preparing for the formal launch of Glanris, Inc. into the forefront of the water purification world. From a products standpoint, we will offer water filters for your refrigerator and faucet, as-well-as replacement filters for Brita and other popular brand pitchers. Our…

Home Water Filter Tips – #1

I recieved a call from a man in Saskatchewan asking me about a home water filter he wanted to buy for his parents. Normally, I don’t spend a lot of time in the home filtration arena although I enjoy reviewing technology and have interest in how this industry matures and advances. Truly, a lot of sound water engineering principles get left behind when it comes to home equipment. Sadly, the…