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Pentek MG-10MCB Microguard Membrane Water Filters

10.233" L x 2.875" W; Only Fits 3G Housings; Cyst & Bacteria Reduction; 0.15 Micron Absolute

Pentek MG-10MCB Microguard Membrane Water Filters 255420-43
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Product Code: PENTEK-MG-10MCB
Retail Price: $86.24
  • Pentek MG-10MCB Microguard Membrane Water Filters:
  • The Pentek MG-10MCB water filter has absolute 0.15 micron particle retention for bacteria and protozoan cyst reduction.
  • The Pentek MG-10MCB filter reduces 99.9999% of bacteria (> 6 Log) and 99.99% of cysts (> 4 Log)
  • The Pentek MG-10MCB Membrane Filter has a double O-ring end cap for absolute sealing in American Plumber / Pentek Seal-Safe 3G filter housings.
  • The Pentek MG-10MCB MicroGuard™ membrane filters provide reliable bacteria and protozoan cyst reduction for safer and cleaner drinking water without incorporating chemicals into the media or adding chemicals to the filtered water. The MicroGuard carbon block membrane cartridge, MG-10MCB, is uniquely designed with integral carbon block and sediment pre-filtration for the reduction of chlorine taste and odor and for providing extended life of the internal membrane element.
  • This cartridge has 2.5 times greater filtration surface area than some anti-microbial carbon blocks and operates at a higher flow rate with lower pressure drop.
  • This makes the Pentek MG-10MCB ideal for Point-of-Use (POU) applications. The MicroGuard cartridges do not require USEPA registration and their effectiveness is not susceptible to common substances normally found in some waters, e.g., hydrogen sulfide (H2S), natural organic matter (NOM) and total dissolved solids (TDS).
  • Recommended pre-filtration for the Pentek MG-10MCB membrane-only cartridges: EP-10, CBC-10 or PD-1-934
  • Click on More Images to see an exploded view of the MG10-MCB that shows the outer carbon block shell and the single tube ultrafilter insert.
  • Advantages of the Pentek Microguard technology:
  • Removes bacteria, cysts and other particles down to 0.15 micron in size
  • Requires only normal water line pressure to operate
  • No electrical power required (except for accessory pump, if needed for pressure)
  • Protects even with power outages or intermittent power
  • No waste water or brine/concentrate flushing
  • Retains natural mineral content of water
  • Protects against unexpected bacteria and cysts in the water system due to water main breaks, water treatment plant failure during floods and power outages
  • High surface area and high tolerance to plugging
  • Low pressure drop with high flow rate
  • Protection not susceptible to common substances in water, such as hydrogen sulfide (H2S), natural organic matter (NOM) and total dissolved solids (TDS)
  • Bacteria and cyst removal does not rely on chemicals
  • Point of Use Applications for the Pentek Microguard MG-10MCB Water Filter:
  • Under sink, separate tap
  • Countertop
  • Water for – oral care, food preparation, hand washing, sanitary applications
  • Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Photography/film
  • Offices, restaurants
  • Coffee makers
  • Pentek MG-10MCB Microguard Water Filter Performance:
  • Bacteria Reduction: > 99.9999% (> 6-Log), challenged with > 50,000,000 organisms per 100 mL.
    Organism: Brevundimonas diminuta (0.2 micron in size).
    Method: modified USEPA Guide Standard and Protocol for Water Purifiers, 1987
  • Cyst Reduction: > 99.95% (> 3.3-Log), challenged with > 50,000 microspheres per mL.
    Method: NSF/ANSI Standard 53, surrogate cyst procedure using 3.0 micron latex microspheres.
    NOTE: Feed level limits reduction claim for cysts to no greater than 99.95% (3.3-Log) reduction.
  • Pentek MG-10MCB Microguard Water Filter Specs:
  • Dimensions: 10.233" (260 mm) L x 2.875" (73 mm) W
  • Micron Rating: 0.15 Absolute
  • Water Temperature Range: 40-140°F (4.4-60°C)
  • Pressure Differential: 115 psi (7.93 bar), max.
  • Storage Temperature Range: 35-104°F (4.4-40°C)
  • pH Range: 2-12
  • Operating Pressure Range: 30-115 psi (2.1-7.93 bar)
  • Water Turbidity: < 1 NTU
  • Recommended Flow Rate: 1 GPM
  • Initial ΔP (psi) @ Flow Rate (gpm): 11 psid @ 1 GPM (0.76 bar @ 3.8 LPM)
  • Estimated Capacities: 200-600 gallons (750-2,300 L)
  • Pentek MG-10MCB Membrane Filter Materials of Construction:
  • Membrane: Polyethersulfone
  • Membrane assembly: Polystyrene, epoxy resin
  • Carbon prefilter: MG-10MCB with Fibredyne™ technology contains activated carbon with synthetic Polymeric fibers and binders
  • O-ring seals: EPDM
  • End caps/body: Polystyrene, excluding the bottom of the MG-10MCB which is polypropylene
  • Netting: Polyolefin
  • Manufacturer: Pentek 255420-43
  • Use the Pentek MG-10MCB Water Filter in the following Filtration Systems:
  • Only fits American Plumber / Ametek / Pentek / Plymouth Products / USFilter 3G Housings

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