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8kg Block salt and 10kg Tablet salt comparison data

Tablet salt Block salt
  8kg block salt
Pack size 10Kg bag with handle 8kg pack with handle
Price per kg
delivered: Dec 2020
68.6p per kg 98.75p per kg
Physical form Compacted salt: multiple tablets in each bag, easy to handle. Compacted salt: 2 x 4Kg bricks in each pack, easy to handle.
Effect in water softener Dissolves and becomes brine Dissolves and becomes brine
Rate of consumption Same Same
Availability Multiple sources available nationwide Kinetico™ dealers and Harveys™ block salt dealers only

tablet salt and block salt

Here's a little known fact:

All water softeners use brine to regenerate, not dry salt. There is absolutely no difference between brine made from block salt or tablet salt.

The real difference is just marketing. We know, we sell all three at Ensign - The Water Softener Centre

You can use block salt in a tablet salt water softener and you can use tablet salt in a block salt softener.

Granulat salt is not recommended for use in any modern water softener after 1988.

10Kg Tablet salt is consumed at the same rate, does exactly the same job in the water softener and costs a lot less than 8Kg block salt.

We supply more 10Kg tablet salt than 8Kg block salt nowadays.
Deliver my water softener salt here.

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Ensign - The Water Softener Centre
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Tel 01672 497272