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Black Berkey Primer

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Black Berkey Primer

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The Black Berkey Primer completely primes the Black Berkey Filters without a faucet or water pressure. Saturate the filters simply using the hand-powered pump.

· Hand-pump priming tool used for the Black Berkey Filters

· Quickly prime the Black Berkey Filters without a faucet or water pressure

· Quickly purge the Black Berkey Filters to speed up the drying process prior to storage

¬∑ Eliminates the need to soak the filters when access to a faucet is not available or compatible 

· 100% made and assembled in USA

Hand pump for Black Berkey Filters

Quickly prime or purge

100% made and assembled in USA

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Black Berkey Primer

Fully prime the Black Berkey Filters without a faucet or water pressure. This primer tool can saturate the filters simply using hand-power. A great off-grid option or for an alternative priming method. Some faucets are too large in diameter for the PrimeRite and some sinks are too shallow for the filters to fit. The Black Berkey Primer is the solution for priming filters!

Prime or Purge 

Use this to prime (saturate) or to purge (back-flush) the Black Berkey Filters. Force air through the interior of the filter instead of water to clean out the micropores of the carbon filter. Purging the Black Berkey Filters clears the pores of debris that may accumulate from use or poor-quality source water. It also can be used to quickly dry out the filters for long-term storage. 

 

Instruction Manual

Detailed assembly instructions for the Black Berkey Primer.

Black Berkey Primer FAQs

 1. How does the Black Berkey Primer work? Watch Video

This Berkey Primer creates a pressure gradient that draws water into the center of the attached filter. Water will come out of the primer when the filter is completely saturated with water.

 2. Why do you need a Black Berkey Primer?

An alternative method for priming the filters, this offers a solution who struggle with using the Priming Button, the PrimeRite or the soaking method. It also provides the ability to prime filters without water pressure, for off-grid, no electricity locations. If packing up and storing filters is a frequent occurrence, waiting for the filters to completely dry can be time-cumbersome. This primer tool also works for purging, or drying out filters--much quicker than letting them air dry.  

 3. How to clean and store the Black Berkey Primer?

Use a mild dish soap and warm water solution to run through all components of the primer. Thoroughly rinse all parts and pieces and let fully dry before storing. Keep out of direct sunlight for long periods of time. Best if stored in a cool, dark, dry area.

 4. Will the Black Berkey Primer work with non-Berkey filters?

No, it is specifically designed for use with Black Berkey Filters.

 5. Where is the Black Berkey Primer made?

Yes, 100% is made ins the USA. It is manufactured as well as assembled in the United States.