The water filter candle is the heart of the faucet water filter. There are three common faucet filter candles on the market: stainless steel filter candle, ceramic filter candle and rollerfilter candle. The common feature of these three filter candles is that they are integral, and the entire core shaft is integrated, which is easy to install, maintain, and replace. The advantage of the ceramic filter candle is that it has less water pollution. Generally, high-quality faucets use ceramic filter candles. The pore size of the ceramic filter is 0.1 micron, which is slightly larger than that of the ultrafiltration material. It can filter out bacteria, heat sources, microorganisms and colloids in the water, and significantly reduce the turbidity in the water. The service life is 12 to 24 months. If your water filter produces less water under the same conditions, such as the same water pressure and water temperature, the water from the water filter has a bad taste or RO water filter produces water too fast, which may indicate that you need to change the water filter candle.
So how to change the water filter candle
1. preparation toolsWrench, pliers, bucket, scissors or knife.
2. Water filter candle change steps
①Remove the old filter candleMethod 1: First close the main water valve, then put a red and blue mark of about 8 mm on the handle of the faucet, buckle it down, loosen the fixing screw counterclockwise with a flat-blade screwdriver, take off the handle, and open the faucet with an adjustable wrench. open the upper part of the gland with a wrench, and take out the ceramic water filter candle inside. Method 2: Close the main water valve first, you can insert a screwdriver under the handle of the faucet, pry it up from left to right, and pry it on one side, slowly and evenly and steadily, so that you can remove the water filter candle.
② Replace the new filter candle
After removing the water filter candle, you will see a blue rubber circle at the bottom of the water filter candle. It is generally customary that the bottom of the left water filter candle is a red rubber, and the spool on the right is a blue rubber. Therefore, when changing the water filter candle on the right, it is still necessary to use a blue rubber water filter candle. After installing the water filter candle, insert the handle and adjust the direction of the handwheel. When the handle is on both sides, the water is turned off, and the direction of the person standing is boiling water. Install the screws and cover the blue cover on the right, so that the new water filter candle is replaced.
If there is water leakage, it is estimated that the gasket that presses the water filter candle is not elastic enough. Replace the gasket or wrap it with a raw material tape for a few times.