A manual 8 or 12 litre water softener can be fitted to any Glasswasher or Commercial Dishwasher machine, and is an extremely important piece of equipment, when in hard water areas, that will ensure good washing results, can lower detergents usage and most importantly reduce the build up of limescale to avoid expensive breakdowns and guarantees of suppliers' warranties.
For light use, regeneration once a month will be sufficient – more intensive use can require two regenerations per month. If washer starts to scale up (turns white internally) then you will need to up the frequency to a more regular interval.
The water softener is connected between the Mains water supply and the equipment by two normally blue flexi hoses and tap (the sort that you might see on a domestic dishwasher). The top tap should be connected to the Mains water supply, the bottom to the machine. When in the work