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Pentek Microguard 10" Carbon Block Membrane Filter Cartridge

Model #: MG-10MCB, Part #: 255420-43


MG-10MCB
NSF® Certified
NSF 53 Certified


Materials of Construction:

  • Membrane: Polyethersulfone
  • Membrane Assembly: Polystyrene, epoxy resin
  • Carbon Pre-Filter: MG-10MCB with Fibredyne technology contains activated carbon with synthetic Polymeric fibers and binders
  • O-ring Seals: EPDM
  • End Caps: Top: Polystyrene, Bottom: Polypropylene
  • Netting: Bottom: Polyolefin (MG-10MCB only)

Recommended Operating Conditions:

  • Water Temperature Range: 40-140°F (4.4-60°C)
  • Pressure Differential: 88 psi (6.1 bar), max.
  • Storage Temperature Range: 35-104°F (6.0-40°C)
  • pH Range: 2-12
  • Operating Pressure Range: 5-88 psi (0.35-6.1 bar), max.
  • Water Turbidity: < 1 NTU

Performance Specifications:

  • Bacteria Reduction: > 99.9999% (> 6-Log), challenged with > 50,000,000 organisms per 100 mL.
  • Organism: Brevundimonas diminuta (0.2 micron in size).
  • Method: Modified USEPA Guide Standard and Protocol for Water Purifiers, 1987
  • Cyst Reduction: > 99.9999% (> 6-Log), challenged with > 1,000,000 microspheres per mL.
  • Method: NSF/ANSI Standard 53, surrogate cyst procedure using 3.0 micron latex microspheres.

Model Maximum Dimensions Absolute µm Rating Recommended Flow Rate Initial ΔP @ Flow Est. Capacity*
MG-10MCB 10" × 2-7/8" 0.15 µm 1 GPM 11 psid @ 1.0 GPM 200-600 gal
MG-10T 10" × 2-7/8" 0.15 µm 3 GPM 13 psid @ 3.0 GPM 600-1,800 gal

* Capacities may vary depending on local water quality, type of pre-filtration and acceptable minimum flow rate.