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Pentair Everpure 2018 Mid-Year Foodservice Pricing Announcement !

July 23, 2018
Re: 2018 Pricing
Dear Valued Customer,
Continuous effort is given at Pentair to manage costs and sustain high levels of product quality and performance. Due to the inflationary pressures that we, along with many companies, are experiencing, it is necessary for us to implement a price increase that’s higher than normal to offset the increase in costs in both domestic and imported materials. Please be assured that Pentair will continually exercise our purchasing power in an attempt to minimize the effect of global market increases. As always, our goal is to offer best-in-class products at a fair price.
As of 5:00PM CDT September 21, 2018, a 4% price increase will go into effect for the following product categories:
Everpure Filtration Systems
Shurflo Pumps and Water Boost Systems
Everpure Heads and Manifolds
Pentek Housings and Filter Cartridges  
Everpure and Value-line Filter Cartridges
Service Parts 
Everpure Water Softener Systems
Please note that current pricing will apply to all orders placed by 5:00PM CDT September 21, 2018.
For a downloadable PDF of this notice please click here
Should you have any questions, please contact your Pentair representative. We appreciate your business and commitment to Pentair products.
Best regards,
Dave Piet
Global Vice President of Sales
Filtration Solutions
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New ES Series Stainless Steel Filter Bag Housing at IPPE2015

Filter Pure introduces the new ES Series Stainless Steel Filter Bag Housing at IPPE2015!

Filter Pure located in Hall A in booth A3232 for this year’s International Production & Processing Expo will be displaying the new Pentair Industrial ES Series liquid filter bag housing. With applications that include water remediation and feed water treatment the E Series Single Liquid Bag Housings effectively remove dirt, pipe scale, and other substances from process liquids. Constructed from 304 or 316 stainless steel these housings offer outstanding durability and corrosion resistance across a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications. Quality workmanship and design assure clean effluent and consistent, reliable performance. Unfiltered liquid enters the housing above the filter bag or strainer basket, fills the interior of the housing and continues through the bag or strainer basket. Solids are trapped inside the filter bag or strainer and are easily removed when the housing is serviced. The simple to operate band clamp closure makes bag change-outs quick and easy. Vince Paglino, Industrial Filtration Specialist at Filter Pure said in regards to the opening of this years 2015 IPPE, “We are very excited to be a part of such a large international trade show representing the very latest in Industrial and Food Service water treatment technologies.”  This year’s 2015 IPPE is bringing together more than 1,100 exhibitors and over 25,000 attendees in the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from January 27 – 29, 2015. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Everpure ScaleKleen Ice Machine Sanitizing Instructions

Even though ice machines ensure the daily delivery of a clean food product in millions of foodservice facilities around the world, too often they are left out of a business’s preventive maintenance plans. Developing and sticking to a consistent cleaning process for your ice machine not only helps guarantee your customers a clean food product time and time again, but it also enables you to reap the most from your investment for many years to come.

Your ice machine should be emptied and thoroughly sanitized at a  minimum every six months and Filter Pure recommends Pentair Everpure ScaleKleen, the smart, environmentally safe way to delime your water-using appliances. It removes limescale buildup and scale quickly and easily. It’s FDA approved to be used around food grade material, it is completely non-toxic and is safe to pour down the drain after use.


1. Turn off the ice machine, and drain the sump. 2.  Mix one 7-ounce packet of ScaleKleen in one quart of hot water and pour the solution into the ice machine sump. 3.  Allow the sump to fill so that the pump is not starved of water. NOTE: Do not turn on, the “REFRIGERATE” cycle. ScaleKleen works most effectively when mixed with hot water. The colder the water; the longer it takes to dissolve the scale. 4.  Turn the switch to the “PUMP” mode and allow water to recirculate with ScaleKleen for 20 minutes. 5. Repeat steps 2 through 4 if scale deposits are still visible. 6.  Drain and rinse the sump thoroughly with clean water to remove any remaining traces of ScaleKleen. 7.  Check the pH of the water in the sump. If it is within one pH unit of the influent tap water; then the ScaleKleen has been sufficiently rinsed out. (NOTE: an inexpensive pH test kit is available from your Everpure dealer). 8.  Turn the ice machine on to the “ICE” mode and place it back in service Cleaning times and frequencies can vary depending on the water quality and conditions of where the unit is installed. (Special care must be taken when bread or foods containing yeast are being prepared in the vicinity of the ice machine, since yeast-type bacteria could impact the machine’s operation.) Typical between-clean times average 30, 60, or 90 days (consult the user’s manual) to ensure the unit runs at its highest operating efficiency — the ultimate goal of any preventive maintenance program. By taking the time to clean your machine and change the filters you can greatly increase the life of your machine and drastically decrease the cost of owning an ice machine over time. Are you having problems with your water filtration or the quality of your water? Please do not hesitate to call us. We are trained professionals dedicated to solving all your water quality issues. Call us at 800-942-7873 or click the link below to ask a question.

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The Unfiltered Truth

The truth is, Filter Pure and Pentair/Everpure have filtration solutions that give you more than just great-tasting water. Our filtration systems also extend the life of your water-using equipment. We can show you how custom-configured filtration can add years of service to those expensive foodservice systems. Equipment damage is just one of the unfiltered truths that is costing you money. Your combi-oven or ice machine might look nice and shiny and well kept on the outside, but take a look inside. You might be surprised at what you find. For instance:   • Limescale – this winter wonderland of calcium will buildup on heating elements and boilers, slowly choking the life of your combi-oven.

• Corrosion – water contaminants show no mercy when they attack metal, nylon and rubber components. Kiss your shiny ice machine goodbye.

• Particulates – these little soldier of sediment and debris might be small, but when they join forces their only mission is to clog system lines and tubing. 

The taste and quality of your water is important to us, but we know the damage that unfiltered (or poorly filtered) water can cause on your water-using equipment. Don’t let limescale, corrosion, or particulates break you down. Let us break THEM down with our water filtration systems. Let us know how we can help. Call us at 800-942-7873.

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New Pentair Industrial E-Series Filter Bag Housings!

Filter Pure is proud to announce the new Pentair industrial E Series Single Liquid Bag Housings! 

The E Series Single Liquid Bag Housings effectively remove dirt, pipe scale, and other substances from process liquids. Constructed from 304 or 316L stainless steel these housings offer outstanding durability and corrosion resistance across a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications.
Quality workmanship and design assure clean effluent and consistent, reliable performance. Unfiltered liquid enters the housing above the filter bag or strainer basket, fills the interior of the housing and continues through the bag or strainer basket. Solids are trapped inside the filter bag or strainer and are easily removed when the housing is serviced. The simple to operate band clamp closure makes bag change-outs quick and easy.
  • Flow rates up to 135 gpm (511 Lpm)
  • Accepts #1, #2, #3, and #4 size bag filters, depending on model
  • 100 psi pressure rating
  • Each housing is factory hydro-tested
  • Band clamp closure
  • Adjustable support legs included
  • Polished external finish
  • Oil & Gas
  • Food & Beverage
  • Commercial
  • General Industrial
  • Chemical
  • Water
The versatility of this filter housing is unsurpassed because it can be used in so many different applications. It is a perfect fit to most industrial and manufacturing situations. For further information on the new E Series Single Liquid Bag Housings, please contact Filter Pure Systems’ Industrial account manager, Vince Paglino at 800-942-7873 or email him at  

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How Filtration Can Go Wrong

A couple years ago, a luxury hotel had attempted to filter their entire water supply. Their desire was to provide their guest with the best experience possible.  While with good intentions this also gave way to some negative consequences.  Understanding what to remove and what to leave in your water supply can affect not just the taste and odor of the water, but the safety of the water as well.  This particular facility had wanted to remove all the chlorine from their incoming water supply and made the decision to utilize a whole building system to do so.  The side effect of removing all antibacterial properties in a large water system is the introduction of bacterial growth after the point of entry system.  This bacteria growth will occur in the piping after the filtration system and will cause exposure to the user’s downstream. What Filter Pure would have recommended was utilizing a mechanical filtered system with Ultraviolet at the point of entry. This would eliminate any possible contaminants entry into the building water supply.  It also maintains the appropriate levels of disinfectant to ensure pipes are not permitting bacterial growth. For taste and odor concern, these should always be handled at the point of use with a system similar to the Insurice Single PF-i2000 system (EV9324-21).  We recommend Everpure for all water point of use systems. Every location has different water quality concerns that require direct and special attention. If you have any questions regarding your facility’s water filtration systems, please contact me, Todd Leach, or our customer service team at 1-800-942-7873. Ask me a questions!

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Perfect Crema!

Great Espresso starts with great water. The first thing an operator should do is test their water to find out the hardness. Water hardness is measured in grains per gallon, a grain is (64.8 milligrams) of calcium carbonate dissolved in 1 US gallon of water (3.785412 L). Espresso is 85-96% water and that water is extremely important to drawing out the flavor of those expensive coffee beans.

But what determines the taste of a great tasting espresso? Crema! Crema is the flavorful, aromatic, reddish-brown froth made when air bubbles combine with fine-ground coffee’s soluble oils. The strong presence of crema in an espresso shot indicates a quality, well-ground coffee and a skilled barista (professional coffee maker). Crema, compared to drip coffee, helps give espresso a fuller flavor and longer aftertaste. The key to creating that perfect crema is tailoring the hardness of the water and Pentair/Everpure working directly with Specialty Coffee Operators and Espresso Equipment Manufactures developed working solutions to take care of espresso water regardless of the number of grains of hardness at an operators location.

The ESO7, 9607-25 (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. Need more capacity than that and more ability to work with the hardness of the water you want for your espresso?

The Claris XXL, 4339-14, 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. Not sure how hard your water is? Confused about what system would help “perfect” your crema? We can help! Call us at 800-942-7873. We are happy to answer all your question.

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Don’t Forget About the O-Ring!

First, what is an O-ring? An O-ring is a doughnut, or torus shaped seal typically used to prevent the passing of air or fluid. O-rings are used to keep fluid or air IN or OUT of a defined space. This device helps to keep the water tight or air tight integrity of a filter housing or filter application. O-rings come in a wide variety of sizes and different types of materials; Types of Material

  • Buna-N®
  • Ethylene, Propylene
  • Silicon Encapsulated with FEP, an FDA-approved material
  • Silicone (Solid)
  • Teflon® (Solid)
  • Teflon® Encapsulated with FEP
  • Viton® (Solid)

    To extend the o-ring’s effectiveness there are some things you can do: Remove and inspect the o-ring at every filter change or every time the housing is opened, as well as applying the manufacturer’s approved lubricant. The protectant/gel, usually made of silicon is inexpensive and is easy to apply. If there are signs of any wear or improper form of the o-ring, the o-ring must be replaced immediately prior to restarting the filter system.    The life of an o-ring varies based on how you take care of it and what it is made of. It is very important to your operation to make sure you have the proper o-ring for your filtration application. If you have any questions on changing out your o-rings or whether you are using the proper o-ring for your system, I invite you to submit a question below or call our team at 1-800-942-7873. Click here to ask us a question!

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The Wonderful World of Conditioned Water

As a Hydrotech distributor, I wanted to share with you all the amazing benefits of having conditioned water! Soap Saver: having conditioned water reduces how much soap you use (up to 70%). It also delivers greater washing power and protects your washing machines too! Clothes Brightener: conditioned water helps your clothes last longer, feel fresher, cleaner, and softer! Plus, no fading colors! Money Stretcher: with conditioned water you’ll use less cleaning supplies. Hard water breaks down those cleaning chemicals making them less efficient and making you use more. Dish Sparkler: no more streaks and spots. Conditioned water eliminates those hard water problems and helps your dishwasher last longer. Stain Eliminator: tired of seeing mineral build up in your bathroom? Conditioned water benefits all your bathroom fixtures keeping those unsightly rings and spots away! Scrubbing Helper: hard water can cause film and soap scum to be left behind when scrubbing counter tops, floors, tile, etc. Not with conditioned water! Hot Water Guard: help your water heater last longer by eliminating scale build-up with conditioned water! With less scale build-up you’ll be able to save energy by 20%. Pipe Protector: through time, scale build up can kill your pipes. You can prevent a major headache by using conditioned water to help your pipes stay clean! Faucet Preserver: No more corroded or plugged valves. Keep your faucet in mint condition with conditioned water. Face Saver: conditioned water will leave your face smooth and razor burn free. Body Refresher: showering with conditioned water will leave you free from soap build-up left on your skin and a more refreshing feeling. Hair Pamperer: conditioned water revives hair color and leaves you with a more radiant shine! With all these amazing benefits, why wouldn’t you use conditioned water! Call us today to see how we can make a refreshing difference and save you money!  

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The New Grill

As most of our followers know, we here at Filter Pure usually throw a monthly event bringing our little family together with a good meal. Everyone brings a dish and lately we’ve been using a small grill to cook up some delicious chicken wings, mouth watering burgers and of course, brauts! The grill we were using was small and a tad dated, so Rusty bought us a NEW GRILL!!! Order up!!! Now grilling out the best food in town…FILTER PURE!! We are all so excited about the new grill! Craig Mastny did a great job of setting it up out front. Below are some pictures documenting Craig’s hard work! Things you need: a hole, bag of rocks, bag of cement, the grill, a level and water! Simple, right?! Craig lines up the pole just right! Then he pours in the cement with the bag of rocks. Time to add water! Get-the-hose add-water

Now let the water soak and sit!

Once cement is dry, add the grill! We gave the honor to our Grill Master, Vince Paglino! Now get that grill going! I’m hungry!! hot-coals the-grill

Mmmmm! Cook out time!!
Stay tuned to check out more pictures of the new grill at work at our Grand Opening Event. Click Hydrotech to find out more!