Crusader SHIELD - Scale Control

Benefits:

Prevents corrosion of metallic pipes, appliances, and fixtures with a protective nanolayer

Reduces existing scale formation without using acid or dangerous chemicals

Increases heating efficiency and reduces maintenance

Inhibits the ability of Carbonate scale to form in your plumbing system and appliances

Bonds with Hard Water minerals like Calcium and Magnesium Carbonates

Bonds with inorganic metals in the water like Iron, Copper, and Zinc

SHIELD Scale Control Systems use Active Armour Technology to Address the following water quality concerns at higher flow rates than traditional Active Armour Cartridges:

  • Hard Water Scale

  • Acidic Water

  • Iron

  • Silica and Silicates

  • Manganese

  • TDS Corrosion

How does Active Armour work?

The phosphates in Active Armour systems adapt easily to pre-existing water qualities without negatively affecting the water chemistry.
Crusader Orthophosphate-based systems are corrosion inhibitors and as such react with dissolved metals (e.g. Ca, Mg. Zn, etc.) in the water to form a very thin metal-phosphate coating with pipes and fitting surfaces. This forms a microscopic barrier on the inner surface of the pipe that is exposed to the treated water.

Crusader Polyphosphate based systems react with soluble metals (iron, manganese, calcium, magnesium, etc.) by sequestering (binding-up) the metals to maintain their solubility in water. The phosphate sequestering process minimizes the risk of discoloration, staining, scaling, taste/odor, and other water quality complaints.

Does this do the job of a Water Softener?

No, Active Armour is not a Water Softening technology; it is designed to control scale and corrosion only. Water softeners physically remove hardness from the water, which allows other major benefits to skin, soap, dishes, and laundry.

Product Specifications Table

Crusader SHIELD Scale Control

CT-AA-225

CT-AAP-225

CT-AA-300

CT-AAP-300

Peak Flow Rate (GPM)

25

25

30

30

Service Flow Rate (GPM)

20

18

25

25

Dosage Rate (mg/c)

1.0 - 2.0

1.0 - 2.0

1.0 - 2.0

1.0 - 2.0

Projected Lifespan (Gallons)

120,000

120,000

250,000

250,000

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