Flow may be reversed to aid in drying filters prior to storage. Quickly prime or purge your Black Berkey Filters without a faucet or water pressure, Eliminates the need to soak the filters in situations where access to a faucet is not possible (Outdoors), Hand pump priming tool for use with Black Berkey Filters. The Black Berkey Primer is a great return on investment product.
1) Does the Black Berkey Primer™ work with non-Berkey® filters and systems?
No! The Black Berkey Primer™ is specifically designed for use with Black Berkey™ Elements only.
2) Why do I need the Black Berkey Primer™?
Every owner of a Berkey® Water System which uses Black Berkey™ Elements will find it easier and more efficient to prime and purge the filters, wherever the Berkey® is used. This is beneficial for individuals who will take the Berkey® Water System outdoors often in events such as Hiking and Camping. It is the final piece that will make your Berkey® Water System your outdoor solution for drinking crystal clear, fresh, and tasteful water.
3) How do I clean & store the Black Berkey Primer™?
Black Berkey Primer™ can be cleaned easily without any trouble. All you need is a proper dilution of natural cleaning products or even use soap and Luke warm water. Components should be rinsed and allowed to air dry prior to using them or storing them in a dark, dry, and cool place. It is essential that you keep it out of exposure from direct sunlight as the UV light will breakdown the product over time. DO NOT microwave the Black Berkey Primer™.
4) How does the Black Berkey Primer™ exactly work?
With a Black Berkey™ Element properly immersed in water & attached to it, the Black Berkey Primer™ starts and creates a simple pressure which draws water into the center of the element. Once the Element is fully saturated with water it then follows a simple procedure of passing through the Black Berkey Primer™ and comes out of the opposite end.
5) What is the Black Berkey Primer™?
It is a primer element that is a manual hand powered priming pump that makes it possible for you to use your Black Berkey™ Elements easily off the grid outdoor activates where fresh water may not be available to consume. There is no need for any exterior hose connections or faucets. It cleans and saturates the filter prior to the use and then allows for clear, fresh, and clean water to be produced anywhere! It also back flushes the elements using just air instar of water to clean the pores of the compressed carbon filler wall.
6) What exactly does the Black Berkey Primer Do™?
The tasks accomplished while using the Black Berkey Primer™ are very useful. It first reduces the amount of time and effort needed to dry the filters prior to storing them in the designation of your choice (dry, cool, dark places are the best). It also clears the pores of any other external debris that have accumulated with the wear and tear use of the element. Anybody having trouble priming their elements in a sink can use the Black Berkey Primer™ instead for better and faster results.
Black Berkey Primer Instruction Manual: