Birm® Iron Removal Media, NSF Certified, 18kg




  • Birm® is both an efficient and economical media for the removal of iron and manganese compounds from groundwater supplies
  • Birm® is easily cleaned by backwashing to remove the filtered compounds and does not require regeneration
  • Requires a pH of 6.8 to 9.0 to be effective
  • Can be used in either gravity fed or pressurized water treatment systems
  • NSF Certified for assurance of food-grade quality

Birm® Iron Removal Media, NSF Certified, 18kg protects and pre-treats all other water filtration systems and requires no chemical regeneration

NSF Certification

The NSF mark is your assurance that the product has been tested by one of the most respected independent certification organizations in existence today. It is valued by consumers, manufacturers, retailers & regulatory agencies worldwide.

Conditions for operation:

  • Alkalinity should be greater than two times the combined sulfate and chloride concentration
  • Maximum water temp: 100o F/38oC
  • Water pH range: 6.8-9.0
  • Dissolved Oxygen (D.O.) content must be equal to at least 15% of the iron (or iron and manganese) content
  • Bed depth: 30-36 inches
  • Freeboard: 50% of bed depth (min.)
  • Backwash rate: 10-12 gpm/sq. ft.
  • Backwash Bed Expansion: 20-40% of bed depth (min.)
  • Service flow rate: 3.5-5 gpm/sq. ft. intermittent flow rates and/or favorable local conditions may allow higher flow rates

Product specifications:

  • Colour: Black
  • Weight: 18kg


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