Industrial Water Softener Low Flow Channeling Calculator and Guide
The following calculations can be used as general guides for commercial and industrial water softener sizing. For sizing of the water softener itself, see our industrial water softener sizing calculator instead.
Industrial Water Softener Low Flow Channeling Calculator / Guide
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If continuous flow falls below minimum flow rate, a recirculation pump is suggested to prevent Channeling.*
*Channeling occurs when the flow rate is too low for the size of the softener tank causing water not to flow through the whole bed of the water softener tank resulting in hard water leakage.
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