Black Berkey Primer
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For orders totaling under $75, shipping and handling is $9.95. (Some small items ship for $3.99 as noted on those product pages.)
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Two ways to prime: Black Berkey® purifier elements need to be primed when they're put into service. Priming simply involves forcing some water through the element under a little pressure to make sure all of the purifying medium gets wet, which ensures that you'll benefit from each element's full flow rate. For this purpose, elements come standard with a Priming Button—a small foam rubber ring that allows you to prime the element at a faucet. The optional Black Berkey Primer is an alternative way of priming that may offer you some advantages.
The Black Berkey Primer™ is a hand-powered priming pump that makes it possible to prime Black Berkey elements easily without the need for faucets or hose connections. Priming saturates the elements with water prior to their use, allowing for clean water production anywhere. The primer also purges (or back-flushes) elements using air instead of water to clean the proprietary pores of the compressed carbon filter wall. Purging the elements accomplishes two things: (1) It clears the pores of debris that has accumulated with use, and (2), it reduces the time & effort needed to dry the filters prior to storing them.
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When purchased alone, this item ships by First Class U.S. Mail for $4.99 shipping/handling. Please see the Shipping Tab above for details.
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|Manufacturer Part Number||PRIMER-BBP|
|Brand||Berkey H2O Purifiers|
|Product Weight (lbs.)||2 oz|
Use & Care
We stock this product in our Nebraska warehouse. Most of our shipments are by FedEx Ground and such shipments usually arrive in three business days or less, following ship-out. Click here for more information about shipping.
Because the product on this page is small and light, it may be able to be shipped for $4.99, depending on the following factors.
1.) First, remember that the item will definitely ship free to 48 states if your order total is over $75, and also that shipping & handling is $9.95 for most orders under $75 order-total.
2.) The product on this page is small and light enough that it will be shipped by first class U.S. Mail for $4.99 shipping & handling if it’s ordered alone or with other items that total under 11 ounces (product and retail packaging weight) and which can all fit into the first class mail envelope.
3.) The actual shipping & handling charge for your total order will be visible during checkout, before the payment step. If an order doesn’t qualify for free shipping, then whenever combined sizes and weights allow, we will send small items at the special $4.99 rate.
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