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Re: [APD] Re: DIY UV

--- Bill Wichers <billw at waveform_net> wrote:
>  . . .  
> You could probably make servicing easier by getting some
> O-ring sealed 
> compression fittings to seal against the bulb. With
> fittings like that you 
> could take the ends off for cleaning and you'd be able to
> use "normal" 
> endcaps for the bulb itself. Not sure how well that would
> work since you'd 
> need fittings that would fit the bulb snugly, but it
> might be worth a try.

Fwiw, that's how Aquanetics makes it's non-quartz-sleeved
UV units. I'd rather use a quartz sleeve so that the bulb
doesn't get too cold, which reduces it's effectiveness, but
compression fittings would be a practical way to do that

S. Hieber

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