Product ID: PTS-PT301H
Category: Testing Kits - Test Kits
Hardness Foil Packet Test
Description: Hardness Double Strip Packet - 2
strips per foil packet.
Hardness is generally determined by the presence of
calcium and magnesium in water. Hardness is normally
measure in ppm (parts per million) or grains. One (1) g
equals 17.1 ppm.
The effects of hardness can be costly because of damage
to water heaters and plumbing, and the extensive use of
soap, detergent, and shampoo. In addition, hard water
causes significant aesthetic and cleaning problems.
Hardness may have some specific ties to health problems
such as kidney and gall bladder stones; in fact, a study
by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention draws
some direct parallels to hardness levels and kidney
Hardness can be easily solved by a water softener.
Safe for you, safe for the environment. No salt or
While a softener is not normally recommended until the
hardness level exceeds 3 grains, many people prefer the
very soft water. Follow directions on package for testing.
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