Filtrine’s popular Model B103 Water Bottle Filling Station Today
Over the past 90+ years, Filtrine has continued to promote the water bottle filler station (alongside our traditional drinking fountains) as an alternative to wasteful disposable water bottles. It also known as a Hydration Station. (For more on the history of the first water bottle filler station see The Invention, Evolution and History of the First Water Bottle Filling Station post.)
In the 1970s, the water bottle filling station that we see today really started to take shape as the Model B103. It is also known as a Hydration Station. 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 Water Bottle Filler Station Latest Features
|“Hands Free” Option||Touchless operation to cut down on germ transmission|
|Faster Bottle Filling Speed||i.e. speed at which bottles are filled|
|Energy Efficient||Sensor activator that provides more than 400,000 activations on a single set of standard AA batteries|
|Durable||16 ga stainless steel construction|
|Sleek Modern Design||Limitless finish options, customized logos, and fits in a standard 4″ wall|
|Lead-free||The copper/brass waterways are 100% lead-free according to CA NSF/ANSI 372-2011 with no plastic tubing/connectors|
|Water Filtration Option||Taste 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 Option||Point-of-use or remote chiller cools your drinking water|
|Hot Water Dispensing Option||The built-in “instant” hot water heater provides water for hot beverages on demand|
|Dual Cup Dispensers||Bottom loading, has 100 cup capacity and can be loaded with either traditional water cups or insulated cups for hot beverages|
|Cup Disposal||Built-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.
Featured Filtrine Product
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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