[Homeroast] Distilled H2O vs RO

Raybob Bowman raybob at tube-tone.com
Thu Jun 20 03:54:31 CDT 2013


Thanks Steve, for the info, but how affordable is a RO system for home 
use?  You can find a used water still for around $200 on eBay that makes 
a gallon of distilled water in about 3 hours.  Last I checked, I 
couldn't even dream of affording any type of RO system for home use.

Raybob
On 6/18/2013 10:00 AM, homeroast-request at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com wrote:
> Message: 8
> Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:37:57 -0500
> From: Steve Hamm<steve.hamm at gmail.com>
>
> Please, folks, go read the wikipedia article on reverse osmosis. You
> can desalinate water, you can remove water from maple sap (concentrating
> the sugar), cut dissolved minerals, etc. etc. etc. Very flexible
> technology. "RO filters" aren't like coffee filters or colanders.
>
> ...
>
> --Steve




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