Water softening is an integral component of many industrial water treatment systems. A water softener unit employs the technology of ion exchange to address problems arising from hard water usage. It is essential to maintain the health of machinery and maintain consistent production.
What Does a Water Softener Unit Do?
To understand why installing a water softener system is important, it is necessary to understand its function. A water softener
Removes the minerals responsible for hard water: calcium and magnesium
Reduces and/or eliminates limescale build-up
Decreases the risk of corrosion
At its basics, water softeners perform the elimination of potentially damaging minerals. In industry, allowing hard water to continue unchallenged can be counterproductive.
Why Are Water Softening Systems Important?
By removing the minerals that threaten the health of machinery, a water softener unit reduces the risk of decreasing the cost-effectiveness of machinery. The process:
Improves the overall performance of the machinery
Extends the service life of the equipment
Decreases operating costs resulting from increased maintenance
Ensures the energy required to operate the machinery does not surge because of hard water
Overall, installing a water softening system prevents the increased costs resulting from hard water damage.
If you are thinking of installing water treatment equipment or are wondering whether a water softener is important, talk to our staff. At Robert B. Hill Co., our skilled and highly trained professionals understand the importance of matching the task with the equipment. They will even custom-design systems to meet the needs of your industrial facility.