What are the twin cylinders in the water softener made from?
Harvey Water Softeners are made from a glass reinforced plastic from the polystyrene family.
This material is injection mould in two halves and heat welded together.
It is the same material used in the pipes that carry the water from the reservoir to your home.
It has passed the Water Research Advisory Scheme test for contact with potable water.
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A water conditioner is any device intended to improve the condition of water, including industrial water conditioning products which treat water at its source and domestic water softeners installed in the home.
Harvey Water Softener resin is made from petrochemical products.
For every 100 mg/l of calcium carbonate hardness removed from the water, 46 mg/l of sodium is added.