Quooker Scale Control Plus
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Reduces water hardness to improve the lifespan of your Quooker Boiling Water Tap.
Designed to lengthen the lifespan of your Quooker Boiling Water Tap, the Quooker Scale Control Plus System reduces water hardness. It is the most reliable descaling solution for the Quooker and improves the taste of the Quooker water.
Fix with the Mounting Bracket to ensure it is stable and safe.
How Does It Work?
A high capacity ion exchange cartridge (2750 litres at 10°dH) works with the Scale Control and can easily be replaced at the end of it’s lifespan.
What is Hard Water?
Hard water is water that has a high quantity of dissolved minerals in it, predominantly magnesuim and calcium. Rain water is ‘soft but if it lands in an area with
Hard water has a high number of dissolved minerals, predominantly magnesium and calcium. Water is naturally soft when it falls from the sky and gains its hardness after coming in to contact with the ground. Hard water is water that has high mineral content (in contrast with “soft water“). Hard water is formed when water percolates through deposits of limestone, chalk or gypsum which are largely made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates, bicarbonates and sulfates.
If rainwater lands in an area with porous rock such as limestone, the water penetrates the ground and as it passes through collects and dissolves particles and minerals such as calcium and magnesium, gaining its hardness. If the water falls on non-porous rock such as granite, the water cannot penetrate the ground and therefore cannot pick up any particles or minerals and so stays soft.
The South East of England and london water hardness levels are predominantly high. Scotland, Ireland and Wales in the main have soft water as you can see in the water hardness map.