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APEC Iron, Hydrogen Sulfide & Manganese Removal System - IRON-HYDRO-20

Abt Model: IRON-HYDRO-20
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Product Details

APEC Iron, Hydrogen Sulfide & Manganese Removal System - IRON-HYDRO-20

Key Features:

  • Designed For 5 Bathrooms Or Above, 12 Gallons/Minute
  • Guaranteed Iron, Hydrogen Sulfide And Manganese Removal
  • Reduced Red Staining, Rust Particles & Rotten Egg Odor
  • No Oxidizing Chemicals Needed For Regeneration, Water Only
  • Effectively Treats Broad PH Range, 5.0 To 9.0 PH
  • No Need To Add PH Amendment To The Iron Removal
  • Superior Media Strength, Efficient, Economical And Durable
  • High Service Flow Rate And Long Service Life
  • User Friendly, Low Maintenance Electronic Time Clock Valve


  • Advanced Manganese Dioxide Media
    The IRON-HYDRO Whole House Iron & Hydrogen Sulfide water conditioner uses high manganese dioxide content to effectively remove iron, hydrogen sulfide and manganese from the water. When water comes into contact with the manganese granules, iron and manganese are oxidized and precipitated out of the solution and hydrogen sulfide is reduced by oxidation to an insoluble sulfur precipitate. These contaminants are then filtered out downstream by a sediment filter. The IRON-HYDRO is capable of handling up to 10 ppm iron, 3 ppm hydrogen sulfide, and 5 ppm manganese without the use of additional oxidizers and can be operated within a broad pH range without adding additional pH amendment to the iron removal. The high (85%) manganese dioxide content of our media allows it to out perform Greensand and Birm and deliver superior oxidation/filtration capacity and durability.
    Designed specifically for whole house filtration, this system supports a significantly high service flow rate per bed size with superior particle strength to sustain regular backwashing. Thanks to the purity of its particles, superior oxidation/filtration capacity, and durability, the life span of the media can be up to 5+ years when backwashed properly or with low contaminant concentrations. This Point-of-Entry whole house filtration system will provide you and your family with an unlimited supply of clean, clear and odor-free water throughout every faucet in your home!
    • You can enjoy all these benefits:
      • Iron, hydrogen sulfide and manganese free water throughout the entire house.
      • Improved water clarity and purity without any bad water odors. (chemical & rotten egg smell)
      • No more rust particles, red water and staining on plumbing fixtures.
      • Better health and peace of mind knowing harmful contaminants are been removed from every faucet outlet in your entire home.
  • Trusted Quality In APEC's Water Conditioner
    APEC water systems are designed for performance, durability and reliability. We are one of the very few manufacturers who still insist on using premium components. Our durable tank, housing, and valves can withstand extreme pH and pressure changes without leaking or bursting. Our state of the art FILOX-R media is WQA certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 61 and is maintenance free up to 5+ years.
    For over 20 years, APEC has been the leading manufacturer of high performance water systems. Our systems are built to meet the most demanding applications in water treatment-- from drinking water for homes, to low TDS water for healthcare facilities and research labs, to advanced filtration for commercial and industrial applications. Our durable water conditioning systems last for decades delivering many years of clean water enjoyment and convenience to their owners.
  • America's Most Durable & Maintenance-Free Water Conditioner
    • Activated Manganese Oxidative Media
      High manganese dioxide content and purity produces a much more active oxidation-reduction reaction and filtration process to effectively reduce iron, hydrogen sulfide and manganese better than Greensand and Birm.
    • High Performance System Components
      Equipped with electronic programmable control valve that stores system configuration & operation data in nonvolatile memory - providing optimum service and backwash rate.
    • Environmentally Friendly
      An innovative and efficient bottom distributor plate helps to save up to 30% of water for the backwashing, and reduces required backwash times due to improved bed lift at lower flow rates.
    • Cost Efficient
      Water only regeneration - no chemicals needed. Long 5+ years media life expectancy for lower contaminant concentration applications.
    • Easy Installation
      Compact single tank system, fits anywhere with ease. Simply connect to the main supply line of your house. Pipe in, pipe out. Comes with 10 selectable preprogrammed control valve for easy operation.
    • Low Maintenance
      User friendly, low maintenance electronic time clock valve provides optimum service life.
    • Worry Free
      Comes with a 10 year limited warranty. Receive highest quality products, expert support, lowest price and warranty directly from a first-rate manufacturer.
  • Improving Performance Recommendation
    • Testing for ORP
      Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP) can be the most important factor to take into consideration in certain waters.  Highly reducing waters may cause premature exhaustion or even destruction of the Filox-RTM bed.  Precautions can be taken prior to installation that can prevent ORP problems.  Use one of the screening tests and follow the instructions below if the subject water has reducing properties that will require additional oxidants.
      The use of additional oxidizing agents (oxygen, chlorine, Ozone, hydrogen peroxide, potassium permanganate, etc.) is recommended.  Oxidizers will not adversely affect Filox-RTM.  As a matter of fact, they will enhance its performance.  They super-oxidize the media, which enables Filox-RTM to perform quicker and keep cleaner.  It is always a safe practice to install an oxidation method upstream (in front) of the Filox-RTMbed.
    • ORP Meter Test
      Note: Must use a calibrated ORP meter.  Any reading that is above a negative 170 millivolts indicates that  Filox-RTM can be used effectively without additional oxidants.  Any reading falling below a negative 170 millivolts indicates that additional oxidants will be required.



  • Input & Output Line Size: 1" MNPT Bypass Adapter Standard
  • Filter Media: FILOX-R

Removal Capacity

  • Iron: 10.0 ppm
  • Hydrogen Sulfide: 3.0 ppm
  • Mananese: 5.0 ppm

Operating Conditions

  • Active Ingredient: 75-85% Manganese Dioxide
  • Service Flow: 12 gpm/cu. ft.
  • Freeboard: 30-50%
  • Backwash Rate: 10 gpm @ 60F.
  • Bed Depth: 20” minimum
  • pH Range: 5.0-9.0
  • Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP): Above negative 170 millivolts
  • Screen Size: 12 x 40
  • Bulk Density: 114 lbs./cu.f.
  • Voltage:
    • 120 Volt 60 Hz Standard
    • 220 Volt 50/60 Hz available up on request
  • Power cord length: 15 Feet

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 52"
    • (with control head): 59"
  • Depth: 12"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 273 lbs
  • Shipping: 323 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer's Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 10 YEAR Limited Warranty
      APEC Water warrants to the customer that its tanks, valves, in/out non-electric heads, bypasses and fittings will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of 10 years.
    • 5 YEAR Limited Warranty
      APEC Water warrants to the customer that its solid-state electronic heads (if applicable) will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of 5 years.
California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING
Key Features
Guaranteed Iron, Hydrogen Sulfide And Manganese Removal/ Reduced Red Staining, Rust Particles & Rotten Egg Odor/ Effectively Treats Broad PH Range, 5.0 To 9.0 PH/ High Service Flow Rate And Long Service Life/ Environmentally Friendly/ Aluminum Finish
More reasons to buy the APEC Iron, Hydrogen Sulfide & Manganese Removal System IRON-HYDRO-20 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer.
  • The APEC Iron, Hydrogen Sulfide & Manganese Removal System IRON-HYDRO-20 is Brand New.
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