Filtrine’s popular Model B103 Bottle Filling Station Today

Over the past 90+ years, Filtrine has continued to promote the bottle filling station (alongside our traditional drinking fountains) as an alternative to wasteful disposable water bottles. (For more on the history of the first bottle filling station see The Invention, Evolution and History of the First Water Bottle Filling Station post.)

In the 1970s, the water filling station that we see today really started to take shape as the Model B103. This stainless steel in-wall version of the original Model 101 from the ’20s represented a significant step forward in drinking water fixture design, and was considerably ahead of its time. Since then, the B103 has undergone many redesigns.

Filtrine Model B103 Bottle Filling Station Latest Features

“Hands Free” OptionTouchless operation to cut down on germ transmission
Faster Bottle Filling Speedi.e. speed at which bottles are filled
Energy EfficientSensor activator that provides more than 400,000 activations on a single set of standard AA batteries
Durable16 ga stainless steel construction
Sleek Modern DesignLimitless finish options, customized logos, and fits in a standard 4″ wall
Lead-freeThe copper/brass waterways are 100% lead-free according to CA NSF/ANSI 372-2011 with no plastic tubing/connectors
Water Filtration OptionTaste Master® 0.5 micron carbon purifier meets the NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for removal of lead, organic tastes/odors, chlorine taste/odor, pathogens
Electric Water Cooler OptionPoint-of-use or remote chiller cools your drinking water
Hot Water Dispensing OptionThe built-in “instant” hot water heater provides water for hot beverages on demand
Dual Cup DispensersBottom loading, has 100 cup capacity and can be loaded with either traditional water cups or insulated cups for hot beverages
Cup DisposalBuilt-in disposal accessible by a hinged door

As the Filtrine engineers back in 1920 predicted, the water glass/bottle filling station is making a significant impact on cutting down on the use of disposable water bottles. Hundreds of colleges/universities, office buildings, gyms, and municipal buildings have started installing water bottle fillers as a way to solve “the disposal drinking water bottle problem” that threatens to overwhelm the environment.

Moving forward, Filtrine continually accesses, refines and develops the design of the Filtrine Model B103, maintaining our 100+ year tradition as the top innovator in the drinking water industry.

For more information on water bottle filling stations, please fill out the Drinking Water Product Request a Quote Form or call your local Filtrine Drinking Water Representative.

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Filtrine ES-RFC Central Chillers

Filtrine’s Model ES-RFC remote central drinking water chiller/purifiers are made-to-order based on your specifications and your unique application. Designed with a “storage type” evaporator, every unit maintains a large volume of chilled drinking water that is available at all times. Along with being more energy efficient, this chilled storage provides purified water to multiple drinking fountains, “high flow” bottle filling stations, and other potable water fixtures from a single unit in a discrete remote location. See Filtrine Drinking Water Remote Chillers/Purifiers Explained

For more information on any of these models, contact your local Filtrine Drinking Water Representative today.

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