Our Filter Candles such as the UltraCeram® filter elements utilize our class leading silver impregnated ceramic micro porous outer shell combined with our patented core technology.
The UltraCeram® is made from the highest quality NSF certified (ANSI 61) coconut shell based granular activated carbon and other proprietary
adsorbent medias. The UltraCeram® combines mechanical filtration and physical adsorption processes to reduce a wide variety of drinking water contaminants of both aesthetic and health concerns.
Certain filter candles such as the Doulton ceramic candles are bacteriostatic – that is, self sterilizing for bacteriologically safe cleaning and handling.
You have a choice of Sterasyl or Supersterasyl candles. Sterasyl candle is designed for microbiological protection whilst Supersterasyl is a Sterasyl shell packed with selective activated carbon for chlorine, bad taste and odor, pesticides, herbicides and industrial solvents reduction.
These candles provides: 100% rejection of cysts and >99.99% of pathogenic bacteria such as cholera, typhus, amoebic dysentery, ecoli, colibacillose or bilharzia, anthrax spores among others.