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Non electric water purifier comparison: UF vs Activated Carbon water purifiers

Non electric water purifiers work without using electricity or gas or any chemicals. For non electric water purifier no plumbing or expensive maintenance required. Non electricity water purifiers are categorized two based on the type of water filters they use.
  • Activated carbon water purifier
  • UF water purifier
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Non-electric water purifiers also known as Gravity based water purifiers. Most of the non-electric water purifiers contains activated carbon. When water passes through the activated carbon, contaminants stick to carbon. If you are staying in the area with frequent electricity cuts, it is advisable to go for non-electric water purifiers.
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Why non electric water purifier

Electric water purifiers such as RO, UV works efficiently on water which as dissolved salts and contaminants. But electric water purifiers requires continuous electricity supply and it’s cost overhead on monthly electricity charges. The areas where frequent electricity cut off happens these electric water purifiers becomes useless.

Advantages of non electric water purifier

Non electric water purifier uses activated carbon which catch the contaminants present in water. Non electric water purifier - activated carbon removes organic compounds chlorine, pesticide and herbicides. Activated carbon removes the chlorine which is harmful to human health. UF filters also one of the category which works without electricity.

Disadvantages of non electric water purifier

  • Activated carbon not as much effective as UV water purifier against microorganisms, bacteria, viruses.
  • Activated carbon purification capacity, time depends on the carbon granules structure. The contaminants that stick on activated carbon reduces purification capacity that's why activated carbon purifier requires frequent replacement.
  • Non electric water purifiers fail to remove Fluoride and Arsenic contaminations
Do read more about Difference between electric and non electric water purifier for better understanding.

UF vs Activated Carbon water purifiers

Activated carbon water purifier UF water purifier
1 Activated carbon water purifier uses activated carbon or charcoal UF water purifier uses hollow fiber threaded membrane
2 Activated carbon water purifier eliminates chemicals, removes bad odor UF water purifier removes removes bacteria as well as cyst, microorganism which causes water borne diseases.
3 Effective on dissolved chemicals Less effective on dissolved chemicals
4 Less effective on muddy turbid water Effective on even water is muddy turbid
5 Small life time Long life time
6 Freqent cleaning required No need of frequent cleaning

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Conclusion

Non electric water purifier

Non electric water purifier Activated carbon and UF have their own advantages and disadvantages. It is advisable to choose non electric water purifier which has both activated carbon and UF, for instant "Kent Gold 20-Litre Gravity Based Water Purifier". Treating water passes through the sediment filter remove suspended impurities then passes through the activated carbon removes dissolved chemicals, at last water passes through the membrane removes the microorganisms like bacteria and cyst.
Read our article PureIt Classic Vs Kent Gold for direct comparison of Pureit and Kent gold. Pureit uses activated carbon purification where as Kent gold uses both but with more focus on UF.

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