After removing R.O. element from sealed plastic bag, take care to keep element
clean. Failure to do so will bring dust and dirt into R.O. elements and cause
early element failure.
(3) Remove new R.O. element (4) from sealed plastic bag.
(4) Refer now to fig. 3-6, and install brine seal (1) in groove of R.O. element (2) making sure open
end faces R.O. pump end of ROWPU.
(5) Insert by hand the first R.O. element (2) into R.O. vessel (3) until brine seal (1) touches end of
1. Brine Seal
2. R.O. Element
3. R.O. Vessel
(MC) Direction of flow is indicated on the side of each element.
Figure 3-6. Element Replacement
(6) Refer now to fig. 3-7. Place interconnector (1) on product water tube (2) of first R.O.
Do not confuse interconnector with end connectors. End connectors have a lip
on the outside.