The maximum amount of heat the Sport Berkey® can withstand is 115 degrees Fahrenheit.
60 PSI is the maximum amount of pressure a Berkey Shower Filter™ can withstand.
The Super Sterasyl™ shell is primarily diatomaceous earth. The Granulated Activated Carbon (GAC) is actually made from carbonized coconut shell. Trace amounts of silver are included to prevent mitosis.
We determine the typical lifespan of the Black Berkey®Purification Elements by their ability to reduce heavy metals. The breakthrough of heavy minerals can occur at about 3,000 gallons. Heavy metals can leach through beyond 3,000 gallons. However, the elements can be used beyond that point because other reductions continue well beyond 3,000 gallons.
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™ […]
The Berkey PF-2™ Element, or fluoride and arsenic reduction elements, work in conjunction with the Black Berkey® Purification Elements to absorb unwanted elements found in drinking water. The Berkey PF-2™ Elements filters out fluoride, arsenic, and other heavy metal ions. The Berkey PF-2™ Element is made of non-leaching Polypropolene *5 and is BPA-free. The Berkey PF-2™ Elements […]
The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are the leader of gravity-fed water purifiers. Each element is designed to purify approximately 3,000 gallons of water before needing to be replaced; 2 elements in a Berkey® system will purify approximately 6,000 gallons of water before replacement is recommended. The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are sold as a set of two and can be […]
The Berkey Sight Glass™ Spigot allows instant reading of water levels in lower chambers of the Berkey® water purification systems. Our convenient Berkey Sight Glass™ Spigot can be found here. 7.5″- Travel Berkey and Big Berkey 10″- Royal Berkey and Imperial Berkey 13″- Crown Berkey For instructions on assembling and cleaning a Berkey Sight Glass™ […]
For a diagram and instructions on how to assemble your stainless steel water purification system, click here.
The Black Berkey Primer™ is a hand-powered priming pump that makes it possible to prime Black Berkey® Purification Elements easily offline, without the need for faucets or hose connections. Priming the Black Berkey® Purification Elements saturates the filters with water prior to use, allowing for clean water production anywhere. The Black Berkey Primer™ also purges (or […]