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Anyone have experience putting together an ENGINE driven RO watermaker using a commercial pressure washer (such as a CAT) and off the shelf RO components. I''ve read several articles concerning this type. Would appreciate any info regarding sources, experiences etc.
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You wont be able to develop sufficient trans-membrane pressure with a pressure washer pump - you need volumetric flow AND pressure.
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Tom, you might also want to check out the thread on this topic at the SSCA Discussion Board (www.ssca.org).

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