[Homeroast] Distilled H2O

Raybob Bowman raybob at tube-tone.com
Sun Jun 16 22:40:04 CDT 2013

Thanks for that explanation.  Always wondered how it was done.  Must be 
close to same as distilled H2O.  Must make great coffee too. :)
1On 6/16/2013 10:00 AM, homeroast-request at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com wrote:
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> Reverse Osmosis RO can get virtually all dissolved solids, organic and
> inorganic compounds, out of water. HOW? For those convinced that
> distillation alone can do this, H2O is a tiny molecule. Few molecules are
> tinier, and they are usually found as gasses. Even most atoms are larger.
> This is fortunate for us. Dissolved solids, both organic and inorganic, are
> larger molecules. When the water is run through a RO  filtration, it
> catches the larger molecules and washes them away. All that gets through
> the filter is the tiny molecule H20. This is how some desalinization plants
> work. They take salt (and other compounds) out of seawater with RO.  This
> process even works with gasses. To give you an illustration, think of sand
> and marbles mixed in a bucket. Sand=water. Marbles=other compounds. Now
> pour the bucket through a fine screen. The sand goes through, the marbles
> stay in the screen. RO works in a very similar way, but under very high
> pressure so that some water stays behind to flush away the dissolved
> solids. This keeps the filter clean. It is self cleaning.
> Taking sugar out of water with RO filtration would be very easy.

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