Common Questions Asked about the NCIWC
In simple terms how does it work? –
The NCIWC technology to create an electrical field that changes the shape and behaviour of scale forming calcium . This action stops further build-up of scale and as the solubility of the water is increased , existing scale will be progressively reduced.
Does it really work? –
The NCIWC has been tested by Portsmouth University, Drexel University and various industry related publications. Additionally, NCIWC has won the Ideal Home Blue Ribbon Award.
How can I tell if it’s working? – What to look for:
- In around 4 to 6 weeks you should notice:
- The softening of scale around the basins
- Scale flaking away from the kettle element
and shower rose
- Water often feels silkier
- Water feeling hotter, improved performance of
washing machines and dishwashers.
- Reduction in use of soap, soap powder, shampoo, detergents and cleaners.
- Easier cleaning of surfaces, especially baths,
basins and sinks
Does it affect the drinking water? –
The water remains chemically unchanged, retaining the beneficial minerals, and tasting the same, so that you do not need a separate drinking tap
Where does the scale that is reduced go? –
Since the scale does not stick to your pipe work and appliances, it simply goes down the drain. This will not block up your drain because the crystals are microscopic in size.
Can I install the unit? –
Yes, since no plumbing is involved! Most customers actually install the unit themselves in about 30 minutes. However, if you prefer, you can use a local handy man.
Does it require any maintenance? –
Once installed the unit will require no maintenance at all.
How much does it cost to run? –
The units costs about 200Rs To 300Rs a year in electricity.
What pipe material is suitable? –
The unit can be fitted on copper, plastic, steel , Galvanised Iron pipe (G.I.Pipe) and lead pipes. It works on painted or unpainted pipe or pipes with condensation if you have lagged pipe reduce the lagging, fit the NCIWC and lag on the top of the NCIWC .
Where should the unit be fitted? –
The ideal place is on the rising main so all the water that enters the house is treated. But if necessary it can be fitted further up the system. But It Requires minimum Pressure of 1.5 Kg Per hour .
How much pipe is needed for installation? –
To fit the unit you require 15mm to 300mm (That depends upon pipe line diameter) of straight pipe. This can be horizontal , vertical or diagonal pipe. However you can treat 2 pipes with one unit.
On what size pipe will Small Wonder work? –
The Small Wonder is designed for maximum performance on pipe diameters of up to Half inch to 12 Inche . For larger pipes use a NCIWC 3 Star or one of our commercial or industrial models.
Will the scale that is reduced block pipes? –
Yes , the calcium is gradually dissolved back into solution.
How easy is it to install ? –
Do it yourself installation is quick and simple – and does not require a plumber or the cutting of pipes.
- Locate the pipe where your water supply first enters your building ( Near to Pump ) .
- Install the Adapter Box near to NCIWC
- Connect the signal cable to the NCIWC unit and plug into 5.5 Dc Volt , 30 to 50mAmp outlet.
Easy installation also means that, should you move, NCIWC is simple to disconnect and to take with you.
Is the NCIWC suitable for all types of water systems? –
Yes. It does not matter how you heat ( upto 110 0 C) your water the NCIWC treats all systems. For complex or commercial applications please call our help line.