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|Lab Water Purification > AFS® Clinical Laboratory Reagent Water (CLRW) Biomedical Water Systems|
CLRW quality • Optimized purification
AFS® E systems are equipped with the best-in-class unique Elix® EDI module. It provides a superior and consistent water quality while preserving the environment. Other complementary water purification techniques such as Intelligent Reverse Osmosis controls water consumption and ensures a constant product flow rate. Water produced by the systems complies with the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute® (CLSI) guideline for clinical laboratory reagent water (CLRW). Depending on daily volume needs, different production flow rates are available (10 and 15 L/h).
Elix® EDI technology, which uses ion exchange resins that are permanently self-regenerated, helps ensure low and predictable running costs for the AFS® E range of systems. The fact that there are no resin cylinders to replace also helps reduce system-related expenses for users.
The systems are designed to fulfill accreditation needs (such as CAP™ 15189 accreditation to the ISO® 15189:2007 standard), and have full monitoring and water quality archiving capabilities that allow storage of up to six months of data. Activation of Millitrack® Essential e-Solution allows easy, rapid access to this information and also enhances data management control and provides remote system access.
User friendly & easy maintenance
Robust AFS® E systems require little maintenance, thanks to patented Elix® technology, which needs no softeners or conditioning cartridges—a cost-saving advantage that also means less analyzer downtime. Systems have a small footprint and can be installed wherever it is convenient in the laboratory: on a wall, on or under the bench, or on a cart.
For full confidence in your AFS® E Essential system, it is delivered with a Certificate of Calibration for the built-in temperature and resistivity meters, and a Certificate of Conformity ensuring that it has been built and tested fully assembled following internal Standard Operating Procedures. In addition, all AFS® E Essential consumables are delivered with their Certificate of Quality. The manufacturing site is ISO® 9001 v.2000 and ISO® 140001 certified.
AFS® E Essential CLRW water (CLSI Clinical Laboratory Reagent Water)
|Resistivity at 25 °C||> 15 MΩ•cm|
|TOC||Typically < 30 ppb|
|Microorganisms||< 1 CFU/mL|
|Silica||< 5 µg/L|
|System||Permeate Flow Rate||Peak Dispense Rate (to atmosphere)|
|AFS® 10E||10 L/h||2 L/min|
|AFS® 15E||15 L/h||2 L/min|
|Feed water quality||Potable|
|Feed water pressure||1 - 6 bar|
|Feed water temperature||5 - 35 °C|
|Minimum flow rate feed||> 5 L min at 2 bar|
|Total chlorine *||< 3 ppm|
|Langelier Saturation Index||< 0.3|
|Maximum Fouling Index (SDI)||< 12|
|Tap water connection||½” Gaz M|
|* For feed water with total chlorine concentration between 1 ppm and 3 ppm, Millipore suggests the use of an external PrePak.|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||585 x 268 x 426 mm (23 x 10.6 x 16.8 in)|
|Operating weight||28 kg (61.7 lb)|
|Electric power supply voltage||100 - 240 V +/- 10%|
|Electric power supply frequency||50 - 60 Hz +/- 10%|
|AFS® E main unit data connection||Ethernet (RJ45)|
The AFS® E system is tested by an independent and accredited company for compliance with the CE directives related to safety and electromagnetic compatibility. The report can be consulted on demand. The AFS® E system is built using components and practices recommended by UL and has been cUL marked. The registration can be verified on the UL web site ( http://www.ul.com).