Date: June 8, 1998
Author: Michael Brush
Point of Use Water Filtration Systems
He was described as a "grey-beard loon," but the superstitious old sailor of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner clearly understood the value of a reliable and consistent source of pure water. Trapped on a ship becalmed in the doldrums and faced with an exhausted fresh water supply, the old sailor lamented, "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink."

The pure water requirements of the modern life science lab are just as important as the fresh water needs of the old sailor. The convenience of obtaining as much water as needed at a moment's notice, free from worries about possible contaminants, can't be beat.

In this profile, Labconsumer looks at point-of-use water purification systems that produce reagent grade, Type I water directly in the laboratory

The production of Type I water involves...

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