DIY Filter Socks

  1. murphy01

    murphy01 Active Member

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    Some socks are rated at different microns for filtration. What rating do you think that fabric from Jo Ann's would be at?
     
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    Ty so much
     
  3. llutin

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    Thank you
     
  4. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I don't know but the material is softer and thinner then the standard socks that are for sale.....I change 2 every 4 days which comes out to under $1 a week.....one of the best things I've done.....
     
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    These socks are awesome! I've washed mine once already and they are working great!

    For a ring I used RO tubing and a 1" piece of larger silicone tubing to connect them. [​IMG]
     
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    This idea is awesome!
     
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    Probably 200 micron. It's what I use, they don't clog as fast as felt.
     
  8. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I just purchased new felt and the label doesn't say flammable anymore....anyone know if they started adding some kind of FR additives?
     
  9. Electrobes

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    I hope not considering I just bought, made, and am using those socks. I wondered the same thing when the "flammable" was gone but ignored it since the numbers matched.
     
  10. Electrobes

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    I sent an email to Kunin Group, hopefully I'll get a reply.
     
  11. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Thanks for the reply. So far everything is ok with your livestock so far?
     
  12. Electrobes

    Electrobes Moderator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Excellence Award Partner Member Article Contributor

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    So far they are all fine. I haven't received a response yet from the company.
     
  13. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Thanks!
     
  14. Wayneb332

    Wayneb332 Well-Known Member

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    I have just put my first one in use yesterday working great
     
  15. angminsoon

    angminsoon Well-Known Member

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    Where you get the filter material from?
    This DIY look interesting
     
  16. Electrobes

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    Read the first page.
     
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    angminsoon Well-Known Member

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    Thank You for the guidance.
     
  18. angminsoon

    angminsoon Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know JoAnn Fabric has a website where we can order online?
    Do they ship to Singapore?
     
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  20. Wayneb332

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    I bought it at Joann's it was about 5.00 a yard. I have a picture of the info on the end if you need it.
     

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