Berkey PF-4™ Element Assembly

The Berkey PF-4™ Element, or fluoride and arsenic reduction elements, work in conjunction with the Berkey Earth® DE Filter Elements to absorb unwanted elements found in drinking water. The Berkey PF-4™ Elements filters out fluoride, arsenic, and other heavy metal ions. The Berkey PF-4™ Element is made of non-leaching Polypropylene *5 and is BPA-free. The Berkey PF-4™ […]

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Super Sterasyl™ Filter Assembly

The Super Sterasyl™ Elements have been in continual use since 1827. This type of filter is known as a Super Sterasyl™ filter and is silver impregnated to inhibit bacterial growth. The Super Sterasyl™ filters have a lifespan of 535 gallons, before replacement is recommended. The British Berkefeld® system comes with a set of 7″ Super Sterasyl™ […]

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Super Sterasyl™ Elements Test Results

Please find links below to independent test results of the Super Sterasyl™Ceramic elements:   British-Berkefeld-Klebsiella-Reduction-Test-Report British-Berkefeld-EColi-Reduction-Test-Report British-Berkefeld-Chlorine-Reduction-Test-Report British-Berkefeld-Cryptosporidium-Reduction-Test-Report

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When and how do I clean the Super Sterasyl™ Elements?

If the time it takes for the water to filter into the lower chamber substantially decreases, the flow rate can be easily renewed by cleaning the ceramic filter. Follow these simple steps: Carefully remove the Super Sterasyl™ Element from the upper chamber.   Using a soft toothbrush or soft scouring pad (3M Scotch-Brite® or similar), scrub […]

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Super Sterasyl™ Element Specifications

The Super Sterasyl™ Ceramic Shell The Super Sterasyl™ grade ceramic is designed to remove suspended solids and pathogenic bacteria (>99.99%).  The filter elements are produced using the latest ceramic techniques to provide a hollow porous ceramic, which is fired at a temperature in excess of 1,000º C.  They are designed to operate with water flow going from […]

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What should I do if the flow rate in my system is very slow?

If you just purchased your Berkey® system and the filters are hardly filtering water, the problem is typically due to high water tension. This high water tension prevents the air from being purged from the micro pores of the new purification elements. Your Black Berkey™ elements need to be primed to purge this air out […]

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