An Unlimited supply of CLEANER, HEALTHIER and BETTER-TASTING water at your own convenience.
There are various brands of water purifiers on the market, but water purifiers have yet to become a BASIC standard household appliance. GLOW has created a solution to this: GLOW UV400.
The UV400, an internationally patented Swedish creation, is based on an innovative combination of filtration and UV light technology. It has unique features which you cannot find in any water purification system today.
EFFECTIVE in-home water purification system filters the tiniest of particulates improving clarity and UV light technology is nature's way of purifying:
- Destroys more than 99.999% of bacteria
- Destroys more than 99.99% of viruses
- Effectively removes more than 140 contaminants in water i.e. mercury, lead, radon, pesticides and many others.
Tested and certified by Alcontrol Laboratories in Sweden
Does not reduce or remove beneficial minerals in the water.
ECONOMICAL way of getting safe and purified drinking water
- Clean, safe and delicious water at a fraction of the cost
- Cheaper water, more savings than when consuming bottled water
- Runs on low voltage (12 V) via net adapter which means security and low-energy consumption
- No costly service contract which is usually required by many water purification systems
- EASY & CONVENIENT to use and maintain
- Easy to install to your tap with a speed-fit connector or directly to the water pipeline
- Easy to operate: just a touch of the Blue Button!
- Easy to attach to your kitchen wall or simply place on your counter top
- No service technicians needed for filter change
- Maintenance-free UV lamp
ELEGANT & SLEEK design underlining the superior quality
- An authentic Swedish invention (Made in Sweden)
- An elegance to be proudly shown-off on your kitchen counter-top
- ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY
- No more plastic bottles needed and therefore no release of toxic chemicals in the disposal of plastic bottles
- No more transportation and/or carrying of bottles and containers which can definitely save a lot of energy
The GLOW UV400 Water Purifier is the only in-home on demand system to combine ultraviolet light technology with a unique carbon block filter that provides you with pure, safe and delicious water straight from the tap. No other in-home water purification system gives you the satisfaction of reducing more disease-causing contaminants than the GLOW UV400. We encourage you to read further how effective the 5-step process works.
- One touch button for all functions and easy operation
2. Electronic Microprocessor
- Unique features of powering the UV lamp and solenoid valve
- Assures proper dis-infection and optimum UV-output
- Longer lifespan of electical componants
- The same model can be used in different countries
3. Solenoid Valve
- Constant water output of 2.5 liters per minute
- Automatic safety output of water flow
4. Carbon Block Filter
- Reduces pesticides, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other harmful contaminants
- Drastically reduces chlorine taste and odor (to a near 100%)
- Improves taste and smell of drinking water
- Designed for easy replacement every 1500 gallons, or one year of normal family usage
- How does it work?
Carbon molecules tend to bond together. Most health-related contaminants in tap water contain carbon molecules which tend to bond with the carbon filter. The UV400 carbon block-filter attracts and trap carbon-based contaminants as water passes through the block. Other organic contaminants also tend to adhere to porous surface and so the carbon-block filter attracts these contaminants as well. The UV400 carbon-block filter reduces more possible health-effect contaminants even withouth the UV light.
Does not take away healthy minerals
Healthy minerals such as magnesium, calcium and tooth-decay-fighting flouride do not have a carbon base, which means they do not bond with the carbon-filter. They simply pass through the filter and out to your water.
- Even when you think your water is "good", you will be surprised by the improvement and difference in taste when you drink the water purified by the UV400. Try it!
5. UV (Ultra-Violet) Chamber
- Effectively destroys disease causing bacteria and viruses in drinking water (more than 99.9%)
- Maintenance free, normally lasts lifetime of unit
- Large stainless steel chamber assuring high UV dosage for effective disinfection
1. Blue Button
- One touch button for all functions and easy operation
- US Warranty 90 Days labor on defects in materials and workmanship.
- Extended US Warranty: Extended Warranty Available
- Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Flow rate: 2.5 liters per minute
Electrical power supply: 12 V DC / 100V to 250V AC, 50HZ to 60 HZ
Energy consumption: 15W when in use
Required water pressure: Min 0.4 bar Max 10 bar
Weight: 3.0 kg / 6.6 lbs.
Dimensions: H 40 cm W 23 cm D 16 cm
Ambient temperature for usage: +36 degrees Fahrenheit to +111 degrees Fahrenheit
Recommended water source: municipally treated or potable water turbidity
A. Activated carbon readily adsorbs organic carbon-based compounds, but it doesn't have an equivalent removal capacity for inorganic compounds such as iron, lime scale, or nitrates. However the filter allows beneficial minerals and nutrients to pass through providing healthy drinking water.
Q. What about the Chlorine that city water systems add to water?
A. Chlorine changes the tastes and odor of water. Chlorination can also produce harmful by-products called Trihalomethanes (THMs) which are linked to incidence of cancer.
Q. What does the UV (Ultra-Violet) Chamber do?
A. Ultraviolet light is an effective way to treat water for microorganisms without the use of chemicals. The UV light effectively destroys disease causing bacteria and viruses in drinking water.
Q. Can I still continue to use the unit without changing the filter when I�m supposed to?
A. Short answer, no. The purpose of the carbon block filter is to reduce contaminants in the drinking water. Once the filter is filled up with trapped contaminants it doesn�t have room for more so the filter needs to be replaced. Recommended replacement is every 1500 gallons, or approximately one-year normal use for a family of four.
Q. Are both the carbon block and UV Chamber really necessary?
A. Carbon filtration is used with many water treatment options, and by itself reduces harmful contaminants, and inorganic contaminants (such as lead, mercury, and radon) in drinking water, however disease-causing bacteria needs to be destroyed and that is the purpose of the UV Chamber.
Q. How does the activated carbon-block filter work?
A. Carbon molecules tend to attract other carbon molecules. Most health-effect contaminants pesticides and their by-products, VOCs, and THMs, for example contain carbon molecules.
Q. Is the Carbon Block Filter hard to change?
A. It is very user friendly, simply follow the easy instructions in the manual to remove the filter and replace with a new filter. Follow the flushing procedure outlined in the manual when replacing the filter
Q. How will I know if my GLOW UV400 Water Purifier is properly installed?
A. If you followed each step of the instructions in the manual included with the GLOW UV400, your GLOW UV400 Water Purifier should be properly installed.
Q. Can this GLOW UV400 be mounted on any faucet?
A. The GLOW UV400 can be attached to more than 95% of all faucets as originally equipped or attached with internal thread adapter included with the unit. This connection takes less than 5 minutes. Also, for under the counter connection, the t-type connector included will fit most incoming water sources or other comnnections, such as self tapping saddle valves can be readily obtained from local plumbing supply stores. This is an easy installation and detailed instructions are in the manual and on the website.
Q. How does the GLOW UV400 compare to Brita style pitcher filters, etc.?
A. Pitcher filters and faucet mounted filters generally rely solely on activated carbon filtration. While activated carbon is effective at removing a wide range of contaminants, they contain a very small amount of activated carbon. And, the time the water spends in contact with the carbon is too little to provide full absorption. The activated carbon block filter inside the GLOW UV400 has nearly a 99% removal rate while the removal rates for faucet and pitcher style units is generally 30-60%.
Q. How does GLOW water purifier purify?
A. GLOW uses filtration and UV light technology: its specially designed carbon block reduces simple compounds affecting taste and odor as well as organic health-effect contaminants (such as pesticides and VOCs). It can also reduce inorganic contaminants (like lead, mercury and radon). The UV light destroys potential microorganisms (such as bacteria and viruses).
Q. Can I use the GLOW Water Purifier on well/bore water?
A. Yes. The GLOW Water Purifier was designed for use on potable (drinkable) water sources such as municipal water or potable well/bore water. It is not intended for use on lake, river, or other untreated water. We recommend that you have your water tested regularly if you use well/bore water.
Q. Can ultraviolet light make the water radioactive?
A. No. Although the water in the GLOW Water Purifier is exposed to ultraviolet light, ultraviolet light is not radioactive. Therefore, it is impossible for the water to become radioactive.
Q. Do carbon filters breed bacteria?
A. If there are bacteria present in the incoming water, they may grow in a carbon filter overnight, or during periods of inactivity. This is true for virtually any filter in the market, including carbon filters, even those treated with silver. The GLOW Water Purifier uses ultraviolet light to destroy any bacteria present in water after it leaves the carbon filter.
Q. Does the GLOW Water Purifier remove fluoride?
A. The GLOW Water Purifier does not remove fluoride from water because fluoride is not naturally attracted to carbon.
Q. Does the GLOW Water Purifier change the taste of water?
A. GLOW water purifier is not designed to purify salty water. However, it will remove many substances that affect taste, odour, and clarity of water, such as particulates or chlorine.
Q. Does the GLOW Water Purifier reduce a water tap�s flow rate?
A. After installing GLOW Water Purifier, the flow rate for unfiltered water will remain unchanged. However, filtered water will flow at a maximum rate of 2.5 lpm. This lower flow rate provides adequate contact time between the water, the carbon particle filter, and the UV lamp to assure proper treatment.
Q. How will I know when it is time to change the filter?
A. You will know just by checking the flow of water coming out of the water purifier. When the flow of water becomes weaker than its usual flow, this is an indication that the filter is filled up with contaminants. Then it is time to change the filter. Just be sure that the water pressure has remained unchanged since a weak water pressure can also cause a weak water flow. GLOW deliberately did not integrate an automatic monitoring device in its water purifier. One reason is that such device does not warn you when the filter is already fully used or saturated but only keeps "track" of the number of times water is drawn.
Q. What is so special about the UV lamp?
A. Ultraviolet light is an effective way to destroy microorganisms without the use of chemicals. The UV lamp produces light in a specific wavelength that is destructive to the RNA and DNA of microorganisms. The light has to be the right intensity and the water must be exposed to the light for a specific amount of time to properly dose the water. Furthermore, GLOW UV400 lamp is maintenance-free.
Q. How do I know when there is something wrong with the unit?
A. The green light/lamp of the water purifier doesn't light up and the red light blinks rapidly indicating that there is something wrong with the unit. The special solenoid valve automatically shuts off, preventing water from entering and thus preventing you from using the water purifier.
The GLOW UV400 Water Purifier will not prove defective (as defined below) under normal use for ninety days from the date of purchase. An item will be considered defective if it is defective in materials or workmanship and if the defect materially impairs the performance as defined in the instruction manual of the GLOW UV400 Water Purifier to the original purchaser.
This Limited Warranty does not cover:
~ Any GLOW UV400 Water Purifier that has been subjected to any use that is different than or inconsistent with the use in the instruction manual of the GLOW UV400 Water Purifier
~ Any GLOW UV400 Water Purifier that has been subjected to any abuse, accident, physical damage, improper installation, alteration, neglect, (including, but not limited to, lightening, flood or fire).
~ Any GLOW UV400 Water Purifier that has been damaged due to improper repair, modification, alteration or maintenance by anyone.
~ Any defect or diminished performance caused by the use of any part or accessory that is not compatible with the GLOW UV400 Water Purifier.
How will the use of non-authorized parts or accessories affect the performance of your GLOW UV400 water purifier?
Performance claims relating to the GLOW UV400 Water Purifier were developed through testing of the complete system as designed by the manufacturer, and as installed and operated as recommended by the manufacturer. The use of replacement parts or accessory attachments not recommended by the manufacturer may result in diminished system performance. GLOW UV400 does not warrant the performance of any non-GLOW UV400 parts or accessories.
How and when you must make a claim under this limited warranty?
For service under this Warranty in the United States, please contact your local distributor, retailer or online point of purchase for further instructions as to filing claims for warranty service. www.glowuv.com
No warranty claim may be made unless the purchaser has notified the sales agent of the GLOW UV400 of the claimed defect no later than 30 days after the end of the applicable warranty period.
Other important limitations
If GLOW UV400 fails to repair or replace any defective item within a reasonable time, its liability under this Warranty will in all events be limited to the purchase price of the defective GLOW UV400 Water Purifier. Except as provided under Federal, or State laws, no person is authorized to or may modify or expand the warranty provided herein, waive any of the conditions and limitations of this Warranty, or make any different or additional warranties with respect to the GLOW UV400 Water Purifier.
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