As a water treatment technique, UV is known to be the most effective method for disinfecting bacteria from the water without using any chemicals like chlorine or leave any harmful by products. UV disinfects water containing bacteria and viruses and can be effective against Giardia lamblia cysts or Cryptosporidium oocysts.
ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT WATER STERILIZER FREQUENTLY asked questions
What is Ultraviolet UV Water Sterilizer?
What is the distance between the inlet outlet UV ports?
The distance between the two ports is 32” for 55W and 110W Bluonics UV units.
What is the UVC wavelength in 55W and 110W UV units?
What type of steel is the UV housing?
Bluonics UV chamber is made of SS304 Stainless Steel .
What is the flow rate for Bluonics Ultraviolet UV Sterilizer units?
How often do I need to change the bulb for my Bluonics UV system?
The LED light on my UV ballast turned red, what can be the cause?
Normally the cause of a bulb or ballast failure is a crack in the glass tube that protects the bulb and some moisture gets in the connection where the wire plugs in the bulb. Can you check inside the glass tube to make sure it's not wet. If everything looks dry and the bulb is on, it can be a faulty ballast.
Can I attach the PVC piping to my Bluonics UV unit?
The piping doesn’t need to be metal but UV light will degrade PVC piping over time, causing damage to the pipe plastic. Instead of a hard PVC pipe, we recommend a flexible stainless steel line or something like Falcon Stainless Steel Flex Line.
I have a water softener, where should I install the UV system?
You should always install the UV sterilizer last, after the softener, Filtration systems or the tank. If the water is cloudy or high in turbidity, it is essential to treat the water prior to treating with UV light.
We have hardness in our water, can we use UV system to help with that?
I just noticed my UV ballast is really hot, almost melted, what can be the cause?
Can I install Bluonics 55W or 110W ultraviolet sterilizer vertically?
Yes, you can install the system either vertically or horizontally.
How much electricity does bluonics UV consume?
Consumed power for the Bluonics UV systems is 72W
What is the output for 55W UV Ballast?
What is the output for Undersink 6W UV Ballast?
How much space does the UV unit requires?
Do you have a switch to turn on the UV bulb only when water is flowing?
The UV bulbs came with a plastic wrap and black orings around it, should I remove it?
Can I reuse the quartz sleeve?
My UV sterilizer cylinder is hot and the water feels warm, is that normal?