Element Puller Plate
Figure 3-4. Pulling Element From R.O. Vessel
Disconnect the element puller plate (3) after both R.O. elements are removed. Pull element puller out of
R.O. elements and end connector. With one person on either end of assembly, twist and pull elements apart.
Inspect inside R.O. vessels for nicks and gouges.
Check interconnector and both end connectors for deep scratches and cracks.
Check brine seals and O-rings for cracks and tears.
Flush dirt from inside R.O. vessels using brine water.
Wipe any dirt from interconnector or end connectors using a clean cloth.
Installation. (Refer to fig. 3-5).
(1) Lubricate O-rings with O-ring lubricant from Storage Box No. 2.
There is a smaller and a bigger sized O-ring on the end connectors. The side of the end connector which
will fit on end of R.O. element has a lip on the inside. This side of end connector has the bigger O-ring.
The interconnector O-rings are the same size as the bigger end connector O-rings.
Install O-rings (1) and (3) in end connectors (2) and interconnector (5).