Ultrapure Pharmaceutical Water For Injection (WFI) Stainless Steel Water Softener Calculator & Guide

How do you size a pharmaceutical water softener? The calculations below can be used as a guide for ultrapure hot sanitizable pharmaceutical industrial water softener sizing. Stainless steel systems (304, 316, 316L) are the best options for critical applications that need to be sanitized with a heat process.  Stainless steel hot water sanitizable softeners are also ideal for food and beverage, dairy, power generation, critical boiler water pre-treatment and many other ultrapure water (UPW) applications. Other calculators for specialized industrial stainless steel ultra pure water softener are here:

Ultrapure Pharmaceutical Water For Injection (WFI) Stainless Steel Water Softener Calculator

Average Gallons Per Day (GPD) Flow Rate:
Peak Continuous Flow Rate GPM*:
Desired Hours Between Regenerations:
Hardness of Water (Grains Per Gallon):
Capacity per Cubic foot of Resin (Grains):
Total Gallons of Water Used Between Regenerations:
Cubic Feet of Water Softener Resin Needed Per Tank:
Inch Valves (estimate):

Many variables exist when sizing pharmaceutical water softener systems that are beyond the scope of the pharma water for injection (WFI) water softener calculator & guide below. Water pressure, temperature, flow rate, and cubic feet of resin per tank are all variables that have effects on water softener sizing and are not considered. These guides are to be used for quick estimates for sizing, footprints & general design of ultrapure water softeners for Pharmaceutical applications.

For detailed pharmaceutical water for injection (WFI) water softener sizing, including configurations (e.g. single, twin parallel, twin alternating, triples, quad water softener), control types (time-clock, metered, Allen Bradley, GE, Siemens PLC, progressive flow, additive flow) or specific specifications like 316, 316L or 304 stainless steel or specific valve & instrument types, it is important that you email or call Industrial Water Solutions at 800-820-9021. Our sales engineers are degreed mechanical engineers, experts in water processes and water treatment for pharmaceutical ultra high purity water softeners systems as well as carbon filters, reverse osmosis systems, deionization (DI), DI exchange tanks, electrodeionization (EDI), ultraviolet (UV) systems, pumps, bacterial sub micron filters, ultrapure water storage tanks, oxygen removal and carbon dioxide removal systems. Contact us right now, and we’ll find the perfect system for all of your most critical pharmaceutical water needs.

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