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 New 2018 Pentair Everpure/Shurflo Foodservice Catalog/Price List!

Pentair is the foodservice industry’s global leader in water quality management, with an extensive portfolio of technologies and right-sized product under the Everpure and Shurflo brands. Foodservice and office coffee/water operators alike depend upon Everpure water treatment and Shurflo fluid delivery systems to provide the best quality and the most consistent water possible.
 
Click here to download a PDF of the new 2018 Pentair Everpure/Shurflo Foodservice Catalog/Price List for your reference.
NOTE: We are moving to a single catalog in 2018 for Foodservice, Beverage & Water segments. The above catalog reflects this change.
Current 2017 pricing will be guaranteed up to December 15, 2017. Please call us directly with any questions at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.
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11 Days Left to stock up and Beat the Pentair Everpure Price Increase!

Guaranteed price savings if you place your order on or before December 15, 2017. 

Price changes take effect December 15, 2017 and are determined by product category. Pentair is  also moving to a single catalog in 2018 for the Everpure Foodservice,  Shurflo Beverage and Water line products increasing the Shurflo pump product offering through distribution partners.

Click here to download a PDF of the new 2018 list pricing by SKU for your reference. Current 2017 pricing will be guaranteed up to December 15, 2017. Please call us directly with any questions at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.
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What type of Everpure Water Filter System should I be using on my Hoshizaki DCM-270BAH?

Dispensing both water and ice from the same unit, the Hoshizaki DCM-270BAH air cooled countertop ice maker and water dispenser has become a very popular model especially within Hospitals in the Healthcare Industry. The unit can produce up to 282 lb. of easy to chew “cubelet” ice per day and holds 8.8 lb. of ice in its storage bin. An integrated CleanCycle feature performs a 15-minute purge every 12 hours in order to rid itself of impurities found within the water, making this unit safe for consumption no matter what time of day it is most frequented. A durable stainless steel exterior will allow for years of high volume use, while the self-contained design also reduces opportunities for cross contamination.

Hoshizaki DCM-270BAH Countertop Ice Maker and Water Dispenser - 8.8 lb. Storage Air Cooled

 

If you are using your Hoshizaki DCM-270BAH in a Healthcare environment you will certainly want to consider complying with  ASHRAE STANDARD 188. According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), one of the reasons that ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems has been developed is to help prevent the high fatality rate for hospital patients that contract Legionella. This standard is designed to prevent the bacteria from entering and/or reproducing in a hospital water system. The standard places responsibility for water safety on everyone associated with the design, construction, installation, ownership, operation, management, and maintenance of a building’s water system. The new standard recommends the formation of a“Designated Team” who is responsible for developing and implementing a Legionellosis Risk Management Plan (Annex Section A2). ASHRAE Standard 188 currently states “to control Legionella numbers in the distribution system, a disinfectant residual should be maintained.” This means allowing municipal disinfected water to pass into the ice machines. This residual chlorine can range from 1 mg/L to 4 mg/L, depending on the type of disinfectant used (chlorine or chloramines), the dosage (mg/L) and the distance the hospital is from the municipal treatment plant. Everpure currently offers a cost-effective, application-specific filtration system that will allow a hospital to keep its ice machines in compliance with ASHRAE Standard 188, and help provide critical protection from protozoan cysts and scale damage: the 4SI and 7SI Carbonless Water Filters from Pentair Everpure. These unique water filters provide a number of important benefits including;

  • Compliance with ASHRAE Standard 188. Allowing  municipal chlorine and chloramine residual to pass through to the ice machine.
  •  Slime Reduction. Chlorine can help to reduce the growth of slime and bacteria inside the ice machine.
  •  Cyst Reduction. Submicron media reduces cysts such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia that can cause waterborne diseases in humans (reduction occurs by mechanical means*)
  • Scale Protection. Scale inhibitor reduces scale deposits that can cause downtime, maintenance calls and increased service costs. Scale can also result in the clogging of distribution lines, freeze-up on evaporator plates, and cause pumps, solenoids and probes to malfunction or fail.
  • Particulate Reduction. Pentair’s proprietary Fibredyne™ media has superior dirt-holding capabilities versus conventional carbon block filter.
  • Certified to NSF Standards 42 and 53.

For the  Hoshizaki DCM-270BAH, Everpure recommends the Everpure EV9324-61 Insurice Single PF 4SI System with a capacity of 15,000 gallons and a 2.00 gpm flow rate. 

 

For More Information on ASHRAE 188 and Everpure 4SI/7SI water filters click here! ASHRAE188 Health Brochure

Not sure which water filter you need for your Hoshizaki? Call is directly at 800-942-7873 or email us art info@filterpure.com

 

 

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A reverse osmosis system is the the number one thing you can do to easily ward off Cancer!

Cancer experts have identified 20 chemicals that we may be exposed to daily that are suspected of causing cancer in our every day lives. When the President’s Cancer Panel released its report stating that environmental chemicals were a “grossly underestimated” cause of cancers in the U.S., the American Cancer Society (ACS) responded by saying the report put too much weight on environmental causes and not enough emphasis on known cancer risks, such as tobacco smoke and obesity. Hoping to bring a little clarity to the field of chemicals that may trigger cancers, the ACS, three government agencies, and the International Agency for Research on Cancer published a list of 20 chemicals so far not officially linked to cancer but still in widespread use that have the strongest evidence against them that they may cause cancer. After reviewing the existing research, 20 chemicals showed enough evidence of causing cancer in laboratory tests and in animals that there was a strong likelihood that they could also cause cancer in humans. Most of the chemicals on their list are industrial chemicals, for instance, carbon black (a substance used to make synthetic rubber) and welding fumes, but others are much more common and can crop up in everything from our sunscreen to our water supply:

  • Atrazine: a widely used pesticide for corn that’s so hazardous it’s banned in Switzerland, the home country of the company that manufactures it.
  • Chloroform: a water-disinfection by-product that can wind up in your tap water.
  • Diesel engine exhaust.
  • Diethylheyxl ptthalate (DEHP): a chemical used to keep vinyl plastics, like your shower curtain, soft and pliable
  • Formaldehyde: already a known human carcinogen that causes pharynx and nasal cancers, this chemical (used in hundreds of building products) was added to the list because of suspicions that it might cause leukemia.
  • Lead and lead compounds.
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): banned since the 1980s, these industrial flame retardants still linger in our food supply.
  • Styrene: used to make polystyrene foam coffee cups and takeout containers.
  • Perchloroethylene: the commonly used dry-cleaning solvent.
  • Titanium dioxide: used as a colorant in paints but also as an ingredient in sunscreens; the researchers were particularly concerned about nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, which are already suspected of causing brain damage.

Reverse osmosis drinking water systems are the number one recommendation for removing a wide variety of these contaminants including atrazine, chloroform, Lead, Fluoride and other industrial chemicals that the ACS included on its list, such as trichloroethylene (a solvent used in auto body shops and mechanics’ garages) and formaldehyde. Filter Pure Systems recommends and stocks several different brands of reverse osmosis systems including Hydrotech’s latest RO system featuring quick-change cartridges, which can be customized for changing water conditions. These proprietary cartridges also simplify the regular replacement as required – typically on an annual basis. The QCRO delivers bottle water quality without the hassle or cost.

PURA 1340302-60, QCRO4V-50 Reverse Osmosis System

Features:

  • High Quality Reverse Osmosis Membrane
  • 50 Gallons Output Per Day
  • Sediment Pre-Filtration
  • Carbon Block Pre-Filtration
  • Granular Carbon Post-Filtration
  • Quick-Change Cartridges – Easy as a Light Bulb
  • 1/4″ Quick-Connect Fittings
  • Color Coded Fittings & Tubing for Ease of Installation

System Includes:

  • Long Reach Chrome Faucet
  • Storage Tank
  • Installation Hardware

QCRO4V-50 Certified Contaminant Reduction

Contaminant Influent challenge concentration mg/L Maximum permissible product water concentration mg/L Minimum % Reduction Average % Reduction
Arsenic 0.30 ± 10% 0.010 98.7 99.6
Barium 10.0 ± 10% 2.0 97.7 98.8
Cadmium 0.03 ± 10% 0.005 97.3 98.8
Chromium (+6) 0.3 ± 10% 0.1 97.6 99.1
Chromium (+3) 0.3 ± 10% 0.1 99.6 99.7
Copper 3.0 ± 10% 1.3 98.3 99.0
Fluoride 8.0 ± 10% 1.5 96.3 97.7
Lead 0.15 ± 10% 0.010 99.3 99.3
Radium
(226/228)
25 pCi/L ± 10% 5 pCi/L 80.0 80.0
Selenium 0.10 ± 10% 0.05 97.8 98.1
Turbidity 11 ± 1 NTU 0.5 NTU 96.7 98.9
TDS 750 ± 20% 187 84.5 85.1

This system has been tested according to WQA S-300 for reduction of the substances listed above. The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system, as specified in NSF/ANSI 58 standard.

Download the AQUA FLO SPEC SHEETqcro4v-50

For more information about this system  or any of our Reverse Osmosis or drinking water systems please call 800-942-7873 or info@filterpure.com.

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Pentair/Everpure 2018 Foodservice Pricing Announcement!

Guaranteed price savings if you place your order on or before December 15, 2017. Listed below are the confirmed percentage increases in pricing for Pentair products for 2018. Price changes take effect Deccember 15, 2017 and are determined by product category. Pentair is  also moving to a single catalog in 2018 for the Everpure Foodservice,  Shurflo Beverage and Water line products increasing the Shurflo pump product offering through distribution partners.

The following price changes take effect January 1, 2018:

2018 Price List Increase
Everpure filtration systems
3%
Everpure heads and manifolds 
3%
Everpure and value-line filter cartridges
3%
Everpure water softener systems
3%
Pentair housings and filter cartridges
3%
Shurflo gas pumps
3%
Shurflo electric pumps
3%
Shurflo BRIX pumps
3%
Shurflo reverse osmosis pumps
3%
Shurflo water boost systems
3%
Shurflo water pressure reducing valves
3%
Shurflo LVPO systems and replacement filters
3%
Service parts
5%
Click here to download a PDF of the new 2018 list pricing by SKU for your reference. Current 2017 pricing will be guaranteed up to December 15, 2017. Please call us directly with any questions at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.
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Thank you for a wonderful Halloween and the Winners are!

Jessica won the costume contest and Penny is the 2017 Great Pumpkin Champion! Thanks to everyone who participated and cast their votes!

  

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2017 FPS Great Pumpkin Championship!

Every year we have an Employee Great Pumpkin Championship to choose the most creatively decorated pumpkin. We ask everyone if they would like to participate in voting to please vote by emailing the number of the pumpkin of your choice to orders@filterpure.com. The judging is cut off tomorrow on Tuesday October 31, 2017 at noon and of course the Pumpkin with the most votes wins! Thank you for participating and have a very Happy Halloween!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Flirting with another disaster: Puerto Ricans tap into potentially unsafe water.

According to this recent article, ( http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/16/americas/puerto-rico-superfund-water/index.html) by CNN Puerto Rico residents are tapping into water that does not currently meet the EPA safe water act guidelines and in some cases they are actually drinking water from contaminated sites that contain heavy metals. One complete solution although you need electricity but if you have it or have a generator to run a PURA UV system you can both filter and disinfect the water coming into your home or building. Add an undersink RO system, ( Reverse Osmosis Systems) and you will also be taking out additional contaminants  including, (metal ions sodiumchloridecopperchromiumlead, arsenicfluorideradiumsulfatecalciummagnesiumpotassiumnitrate, and phosphorous.

PURA UV

 The UV BigBoy™ Series is the most versatile commercial ultraviolet disinfection system on the market today. This 15 to 60 GPM series is manufactured with versatility in mind, and is virtually unlimited in the possible filter configurations and manifold sequences. The series is designed with the same traditional style that Pura® has made an industry standard – worldwide. One advantage of the UV BigBoy™ Series is the convenient manifold mounting rack. The rack can be used to configure up to four UV chambers in parallel or in series. This allows the user to achieve either a higher UV dosage or higher flow rate (up to 60 GPM). This mounting rack configuration provides easaccess for cleaning and maintenance to the individual units without the need to shut down the entire water distribution line. The standard LED lamp monitor provides a visual verification the lamp is in operation. The UV BigBoy™ Series, with its capacity, versatility and cost, is the world’s most flexible, complete water disinfection system in its class.

Download Specifications for 
UVBB-1 Ultraviolet Water FilterPura 15810100 – UVBB-1 Ultraviolet – Filter Pure

UVBB-1 Ultraviolet

The Pura UV Big Boy 1 system is one of three UV water purification systems under the Pura UV BigBoy Series

  • Built with an electrical lamp indicator (LED)
  • Uses up to 22 watts of power
  • Operates at a standard voltage of 115-120V
  • To disinfect, it uses ultraviolet light to eliminate harmful bacteria and microorganisms.

Features:

  • Electronic lamp indicator (LED)
  • Standard voltage 115V

Options:

  • 220V / 50 Hz (2-Prong Euro plug)
  • 12V DC
  • Lamp Out Circuit (LOC) – (normally open) Safety monitor for alarm
  • Lamp Out Circuit (LOC) – (normally closed) Safety monitor for solenoid shut off

The UV BigBoy™ Series is the most versatile commercial ultraviolet disinfection system on the market today. This 15 to 60 GPM series is manufactured with versatility in mind, and is virtually unlimited in the possible filter configurations and manifold sequences. The series is designed with the same traditional style that Pura® has made an industry standard – worldwide. One advantage of the UV BigBoy™ Series is the convenient manifold mounting rack. The rack can be used to configure up to four UV chambers in parallel or in series. This allows the user to achieve either a higher UV dosage or higher flow rate (up to 60 GPM). This mounting rack configuration provides easy access for cleaning and maintenance to the individual units without the need to shut down the entire water distribution line. The standard LED lamp monitor provides a visual verification the lamp is in operation. The UV BigBoy™ Series, with its capacity, versatility and cost, is the world’s most flexible, complete water disinfection system in its class.

AQUA FLO REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEMS

The Aqua Flo Platinum QCRO System can be configured to meet your specific requirements. There are ten interchangeable filters with a variety of treatment options that can be tailored to local water conditions, so your water is the best it can be.  The innovative QC twist and lock design makes service simple. Twist off the old cartridge and twist on the new. No messy sump removal. Aqua Flo Platinum HP systems make drinking water better and life easier.

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  • Choice of a 50 gpd or 75 gpd membrane
  • Standard Lead Free Air Gap Faucet
  • Color coded tubing for easier installation
  • Quick connect fittings and a self piercing feed valve
  • Interchangeable filters allows the system to be customized to your local water conditions
  • Produces high quality water for better tasting coffee, tea, juices, soups, sauces and pasta and clearer ice cubes
  • System includes a sediment pre-filter, carbon block pre-filter, RO membrane and carbon block postfilter

qcro-cutawayThe first stage of filtration is the sediment filter, which reduces suspended particles such as dirt, dust, and rust. The second stage of filtration is the carbon filter. This filter reduces volatile organic chemicals (VOCs), chlorine, and other compounds that might impact the taste or odor of the tap water. Chlorine should be removed from the water before the water enters the membrane. This will help preserve the life of the membrane. The center and third stage of a reverse osmosis system is the semi-permeable (RO) membrane.It is responsible for rejecting up to 98% of the total dissolved solids in the water.

Download the AQUA FLO SPEC SHEETqcro4v-50

For more information about this system  or any of our RO or UV systems please call 800-942-7873 or info@filterpure.com

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Come see us in booth 1643 at the 2017 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, October 11th-13th!

This year’s Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show runs from October 11th – 13th at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.  Stop by our booth 1643 to find out why more and more full service restaurants, convenience stores, quick-service chains, cafeterias and food serving establishments depend every day on the number one choice in Food Service Water Treatment, Pentair Everpure.  Great tasting beverages, clear ice and spot free dishware all start with high quality filtered water and if you have ever had a fountain drink at a restaurant, a slushie from your local convenience store, an espresso from a coffee shop or soup from a steakhouse you have tasted water by Pentair/Everpure. So whether you are looking to solve a point of use problem with the quality of water taking care of your ice machine or want to deliver a much better cup of coffee to your customer, we have water treatment solutions everywhere you need them!

For more information on the show or a solution for your facility. Give us a call at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com

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Water Quality is crucial for Chewblet Ice, the Follett HCC1000AHT Ice machine.

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The Follett HCC1000AHT self-contained 1000,1400 series Chewblet® ice machine requires .5 gpm gallons per minute and will generate up to 1100 lbs of ice every 24 hours. Independent market research* shows that up to 80% of consumers prefer Chewblet ice in their fountain beverages and requent fountain users particularly like Chewblet ice. Independent lab testing compared Chewblet ice to several types of cube and nugget ice. The results? Chewblet ice was comparable or superior in every category!
• Drink displacement – better displacement than cubes and nuggets for higher profit
• Cold plate performance – outperforms cubes, doesn’t bridge like nuggets – colder more consistent drink temperatures
• Drink dilution and carbonation retention – comparable to cubes –longer lasting, high quality taste

Chewblet ice is formed on the interior wall of a barrel-shaped evaporator. A rotating auger gently removes the ice from the evaporator wall and extrudes it through a compression nozzle to remove unfrozen water. From the nozzle, ice is pushed into a transport tube and distributed to a bin or dispenser up to 20 feet (6 m) away for Maestro ice machines and 75 feet (23 m) for Horizon ice machines. The result is Chewblet ice, uniformly shaped pieces of chewable ice in two different sizes with highly reliable dispensing. Original Chewblet ice is approx. 1″ (25.4 mm) long and Micro Chewblet ice is approx. 3/8″(9.5 mm) long.  Where as smaller, softer nugget ice often causes bridging and jamming in ice and beverage dispensers, Chewblet ice dispenses reliably. Chewblet ice can be dispensed from Follett Vision™ ice and beverage dispensers, as well as from most models of countertop ice and beverage dispensers. Follett offers top kits to all but the key to any Chewblet ice starts with the water quality and water is food. That is why the Everpure Insurice Single PF-i20002 System (EV-9324-21)is recommended for the Follett HCC1000AHS Ice machine. The system features unique precoat technology and Micro-Pure II media to deliver premium quality ingredient water and protection from scale damage.

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  • Capacity: 9,000 gallons (34,065 liters); Flow Rate: 1.67 gpm (6.32 lpm)
  • Includes coarse prefilter to protect the i20002 cartridge from large particles, cartridges included.
  • NSF 42/53 for health affects. Removes cysts by mechanical means including Cryptosporidium, Giardia, lead, volatile organic chemicals, (VOCs) and MTBE (Methyl, tertiary-butyl ether).
  • Removes particles that result in cloudy ice.
  • Removes off-tastes and odors.
  • Reduces scale build up and corrosion.
  • Reduces abrasion and clogging.
  • Delivers the best quality ice possible while protecting the ice machine translating into less equipment downtime, lower maintenance costs and lower total cost of ownership.

Questions or not sure of what you need to do to take care of  your Follett Ice Machines’ water? Give us a call at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com

 

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Water Quality is crucial for Chewblet Ice, the Follett HCC1000AHS Ice machine.

Image result for Follett HCC1000AHS Ice machine

The Follett HCC1000AHS self-contained 1000,1400 series Chewblet® ice machine requires .5 gpm gallons per minute and will generate up to 1100 lbs of ice every 24 hours. Independent market research* shows that up to 80% of consumers prefer Chewblet ice in their fountain beverages and requent fountain users particularly like Chewblet ice. Independent lab testing compared Chewblet ice to several types of cube and nugget ice. The results? Chewblet ice was comparable or superior in every category!
• Drink displacement – better displacement than cubes and nuggets for higher profit
• Cold plate performance – outperforms cubes, doesn’t bridge like nuggets – colder more consistent drink temperatures
• Drink dilution and carbonation retention – comparable to cubes –longer lasting, high quality taste

Chewblet ice is formed on the interior wall of a barrel-shaped evaporator. A rotating auger gently removes the ice from the evaporator wall and extrudes it through a compression nozzle to remove unfrozen water. From the nozzle, ice is pushed into a transport tube and distributed to a bin or dispenser up to 20 feet (6 m) away for Maestro ice machines and 75 feet (23 m) for Horizon ice machines. The result is Chewblet ice, uniformly shaped pieces of chewable ice in two different sizes with highly reliable dispensing. Original Chewblet ice is approx. 1″ (25.4 mm) long and Micro Chewblet ice is approx. 3/8″(9.5 mm) long.  Where as smaller, softer nugget ice often causes bridging and jamming in ice and beverage dispensers, Chewblet ice dispenses reliably. Chewblet ice can be dispensed from Follett Vision™ ice and beverage dispensers, as well as from most models of countertop ice and beverage dispensers. Follett offers top kits to all but the key to any Chewblet ice starts with the water quality and water is food. That is why the Everpure Insurice Single PF-i20002 System (EV-9324-21)is recommended for the Follett HCC1000AHS Ice machine. The system features unique precoat technology and Micro-Pure II media to deliver premium quality ingredient water and protection from scale damage.

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  • Capacity: 9,000 gallons (34,065 liters); Flow Rate: 1.67 gpm (6.32 lpm)
  • Includes coarse prefilter to protect the i20002 cartridge from large particles, cartridges included.
  • NSF 42/53 for health affects. Removes cysts by mechanical means including Cryptosporidium, Giardia, lead, volatile organic chemicals, (VOCs) and MTBE (Methyl, tertiary-butyl ether).
  • Removes particles that result in cloudy ice.
  • Removes off-tastes and odors.
  • Reduces scale build up and corrosion.
  • Reduces abrasion and clogging.
  • Delivers the best quality ice possible while protecting the ice machine translating into less equipment downtime, lower maintenance costs and lower total cost of ownership.

Questions or not sure of what you need to do to take care of  your Follett Ice Machines’ water? Give us a call at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com

 

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PSL! The 2017 holiday coffee season came early this year!

PSL’s, ( Pumpkin Spiced Latte) and all things pumpkin spice ushered in an early fall coffee season. Every year America’s insatiable desire for all things pumpkin spice has the fall coffee season starting earlier and this year it started right at the beginning of August. On August 1, World Market released its annual pre-ground pumpkin spice coffee. The 12-ounce bags promise “the flavors of fresh baked pumpkin pie” and  Starbucks started shipping ready-to-drink pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin spice-flavored ground coffee to grocery chains on August 10th. Starbucks has been debuting the Pumpkin Spice Latte around Labor Day since 2003, selling over 200 million cups of the game-changing drink since. But the coffee chain has been known to rile up the PSL cult by offering opportunities for fans to get the drink early, usually the last week of August. In the last few years, however, pumpkin spice demand has reached a fever pitch. Data from Nielsen shows that total sales of pumpkin-flavored foods in the U.S. grew almost 80 percent between 2011 and 2015, to over $360 million in 2015. Along with the new maple pecan coffee flavor offering Dunkin’ Donuts is also offering one of the largest varieties of pumpkin choices of any national restaurant chain. These hot seasonal espresso beverages have proven to increase sales and have succeeded for all of these chains and a lot of independent operators too by drawing in customers early and often during the holiday season. People don’t want to miss out on limited time seasonal offers and for a lot of us these drinks are now part of our memories of enjoying and celebrating the holiday season and they all have one major ingredient in common, water!  Espresso is 85-96% water and that water is extremely important to delivering not only a great shot of espresso but not damaging a very expensive espresso machine. Chlorine can alter the aroma and increases acidity. It also bonds with organics creating an earthy or moldy overtone to the flavor. TDS, (total dissolved solids), can cause poor extraction of the grounds, under extraction leads to weak and sour drinks and over extraction leads to bitterness so taking care to treat coffee and espresso beverage water is extremely important.  Regardless of which one is your favorite, operators know and work diligently to make sure that all of these beverages begin with a great shot of espresso.  Everpure continues to lead the Industry in taking care of coffee and espresso water quality by working directly with Specialty Coffee Operators and Espresso Equipment Manufactures.

From the ESO and Claris cartridge systems delivering filtered softened water through salt less ion exchange to the blended reverse osmosis line of MRS, Mineral Reduction Systems, we have a solution to turn  the water operators are dealing with into the engineered water they need to deliver the espresso beverage that meets their specifications. For espresso, that means a softer water that also protects the equipment from both hard water scale and corrosion from chloride. For a superior quality extraction of coffee solids the Statistics & Standards Committee of the Specialty Coffee Association of America has determined the following standards for the water used to brew specialty coffee.

Characteristic Target Acceptable Range
Odor 1 Clean / Fresh, Odor free
Color 2 Clear color
Total Chlorine O mg/L
TDS 3 150 mg/L 75 – 250 mg/L
Calcium Hardness 4 grains or 68 mg/L 1 – 5 grains or 17 mg/L – 85 mg/L
Total Alkalinity 40 mg/L At or near 40 mg/L
pH 7.0 6.5 to 7.5
Sodium 10 mg/L At or near 10 mg/L
1 Odor is based on sensory olfactory determination
2 Color is based on sensory visual determination
3 TDS measured based on a 4-4-2 conversion
The Target is the most desirable point in the Acceptable Range, although falling within the range is considered meeting the standard. These variances are in place to take into consideration real world circumstances, and the target gives the optimum measurement of each characteristic to strive for. For an operator then, the place to begin is with a POE, point of entry standard Everpure water test, DEV7013-73. This test includes the water bottle and lab analysis of 30 contaminants and characteristics. The test usually takes from 7 to 10 days to analyze at the laboratory located in Chicago and the following is a sample of the delivered analysis;

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In order to provide both a superior quality shot of espresso and protect the equipment from scaling and/or corrosion this water would be way out of specification. La Marzocco publishes the following water quality specification for the warranty of there espresso machines;

This water has hardness of 257 ppm and chlorides of over 308.8 ppm   so the recommendation would be an Everpure MRS Blended reverse osmosis system to actually take the mineral and chloride out of the water and deliver water with the correct specification of both TDS, total disolved solids between 90ppm and 150ppm and chlorides of less than 3o ppm in order to protect the machine from corrosion.  The size of the MRS unit is determined according to the amount of beverage water that will be needed at peak operating time within the facility. For example the MRS600HEII will make 600 gallons of water every 24 hours or 25 gph, (gallons per hour). The MRS350Bl will make 350 gallons every 24 hours or 14.58 gph, (gallons per hour). Not to worry though just call us and we will take care of sizing the equipment you need for your equipment.

Everpure Espresso Solutions;

The ESO7, EV9607-25 (ESO stands for Espresso, the 7 just means the size of the filter cartridge) is a three-in-one system providing filtration, scale prevention and buffering/softening of  the water. The water retains enough mineral to bring out the espresso flavors. The ESO7 will take care of up to 5,300 grains of hardness or at 8 grains of hardness will generate 511 gallons of espresso before it will need to be changed.

The Claris XXL, EV4339-14, unit will give you the same great 3 in 1 filter but also give you the ability to generate 2,910 gallons of espresso, ( at 10 grains of hardness) but also has an adjustable DUOBLEND™ bypass valve that allows for a more precise adjustment of carbonate hardness. Either system is quick to install, easy to handle and fast to service.

The Claris Prime EV4339-86  Features a 6-stage filtration process, protects equipment from scale and mineral-induced corrosion in areas with high TDS, chloride (Cl-) and sulphate (SO4) content in the feed water.

Everpure has developed an entire series of Blended MRS, Mineral Reduction System Reverse Osmosis units. From the MRS20, (20 stands for 20 gallons made per day), EV9797-, up to the MRS600HEII, (600 gallons made per day), EV9970-54. One of the most popular for the coffee and espresso application is the EV99-17. Note that all of these solutions require a storage tank.

These systems can be sized to fit one piece of equipment or all of the coffee, espresso, beverage, etc..equipment that you are using to insure that the water you are using will protect your equipment from whatever changes occur within your water supply and provide the perfect water and ice for your beverages. Not sure of what you need to do to take care of  your water? Give us a call at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com