The Omnipure (Q5485) is a crystalline polyphosphate (slow dissolving) filter with 20 micron polyspun post filter. This filter features the optional Twist Tap in-head valve system, which automatically turns the supply water off when the body is disconnected from the head. This filter can be used in ice makers, refrigerators, beverage equipment, drinking fountains, under the sink systems, and reverse osmosis systems. This filter is used to prevent scale deposits and precipitation for applications including Ice Machines, Coffee Makers, Distillers, Hot Water Heaters, Evaporators & Steam Generators.Omnipure Q5485 Q-Series Water Filter Specs:Dimensions: 2.5" W X 8" LFlow Rate: .5 GPMMaximum Pressure: 125 PSIGMaximum Temperature: 100 FService Life: 6 monthsFiltration Media: Crystalline PolyphosphateReduces: ScaleFitting Size: This Q-Series filter is a replacement filter and must be used with an existing Q-Series head. The Q-Series heads are available in 1/4" Quick-Connect fittings, 1/4" NPT female threads, or 3/8" NPT female threads.