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How often do you do an acid wash and what are you using?

I have not done an acid wash before this year, but have always sent membranes to be cleaned. I used citric acid pH 2 mid season and it made a huge difference in flow.
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How often do you do an acid wash and what are you using?

I have not done an acid wash before this year, but have always sent membranes to be cleaned. I used citric acid pH 2 mid season and it made a huge difference in flow.
I do mine at the end of season and also use Citric acid
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Frist time for me this season.
Soap and acid wash followed by clean water flush?
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We just did our acid wash at seasons end.
Did a soap, acid, soap, then long rinse, and then membrane preservative.
take care, Mark
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I acid wash at the end of a long sap run about every 36 hrs. I don't want things building up. I also rinse every time I run out of sap so it could be 300 gallons or 800 depends on the day. Now because my RO has auto shut offs cleaning is easy so I do it often. I also have mine cleaned at the end of the year. I think of it like having your oil changed in the car. You could get by with just adding oil when it gets low but after a few years it will have an effect. Doing it every 3000 miles is overkill so find the sweet spot and do it.
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Haynes soap or acid I think you mean soap.
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We just did our acid wash at seasons end.
Did a soap, acid, soap, then long rinse, and then membrane preservative.
take care, Mark
Exactly the same here.
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YUP your right soap wash.
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