Clear up your murky, tea-colored water AND remove hardness from your water with this combination water softener & tannin system. The 2.0 cubic feet Tannin Softener with Fleck 5600 uses high capacity softening resin combined with tannin specific resin to filter your water.
12-inch resin tank
Riser tube with distributor basket
2.0 cubic feet total resin
Fleck 5600 Metered Control Head
Choice of connection
Standard Brine Tank with Safety Float
Flow meter measures water and regenerates based on water use, not time, conserving salt and water
Contains 0.5 cubic foot of tannin specific resin capable of removing up to 3 ppm of tannins. Contact us if you have higher than 3 ppm tannin.
Contains 1.5 cubic foot high capacity softening resin capable of removing a maximum of 48,000 grains of hardness between regeneration cycles
Treats a maximum flow rate of 12 gallons per minute
While tannins are not harmful, they are not aesthetically pleasing and can range from a light yellow color to a dark tea color.
Ion exchange process physically removes the ions that cause hard water
Water that has been softened does not form scale buildup on faucets or fixtures or inside pipes
Soft water improves soap efficiency, reducing the amount required for dishes, laundry, and bathing.
Low cost metered head provides efficient treatment at an economical price.
Durable, high quality polyglass tank made by a trusted name it tank manufacturing
Used for holding salt used during the regeneration process. Measures approximately 15-inchx17-inchx33-inch and holds approximately 250 lbs of salt
Simple system connections and detailed installation instructions allow most homeowners to install this system themselves. For those who prefer to leave the work to a professional, most plumbers can install the system in 1-2 hours.
Tannin is decayed organic material and is present in many water supplies but goes unnoticed do to its low levels. While tannins are not harmful to your health, they are not aesthetically pleasing and can range from a light yellow color to a dark tea color. As a matter of fact, tannin is what gives your tea and coffee its dark color
To keep costs down, most people use a system that combines tannin specific resin with standard softening resin. These combo systems provide all the benefits of a tannin filter with the softening ability of a water softener. The lower cost of softening resin also provides a lower price than the tannin only systems.
Hard water causes a multitude of problems. Scale build-up restricts pipes, builds up on fixtures, and can degrade appliances. Hard water spots are also common on dishes and many other surfaces. The ions that comprise hard water attract soap molecules, requiring more soap to get the job done. This also causes an increase in soap scum and can prevent the removal of dirt and bacteria when bathing. Hard water has also been know to cause hair and skin to be brittle and dry.
Water softeners use an ion-exchange process to remove the ions that create hard water, eliminating hard water and the problems associated with it. Automatic regeneration initiated by a high quality Fleck metered head means high efficiency, consistent water treatment, and low maintenance. Soft water will extend the life of your appliances, decrease soap requirements, and decrease the occurrence of soap scum. Softer hair and skin are also common when using water that has been softened.
Controlled by the low cost Fleck 5600, this system provides durability and efficiency in an economical package. The 5600 control head is metered, meaning it measures the amount of water used and regenerates only as needed! On vacation? This system will delay regeneration until you return, reducing salt and water consumption. Lots of company? This system keeps up, providing additional regenerations to accommodates the increased water use. Backed by an outstanding 5-year warranty and tested to withstand up to 27 years of continual use, you can be sure you are getting a system that will last.
The durable polyglass resin tank is manufactured by Structural USA and is backed by a 10 year warranty. The simple design allows for installation almost anywhere without being unsightly, and optional tank jackets provided added aesthetics for high visible areas. NOTE: Tank color may vary from the one shown
This system comes complete with a brine tank that includes a float assembly for added reliability and peace of mind. Capable of holding up to 250 lb of salt, the large capacity of this brine tank requires infrequent addition of salt and reduces maintenance. NOTE: Color and design may vary from the system pictured
Simple connections and simple set up make this system great for DIYers. Detailed online installation instructions offer a step-by-step guide on proper installation and set up of the system on installation
Please Note: 12” tanks are shipped in either the 48” height or 52” height, depending on availability. If you have a specific requirement please add it to your notes when checking out and we will do our best to accommodate you.