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What is a sand filter?

The sand filter tank is round or oval shaped. The sand contained in the filter strains the impurities from the water as the water passes through the sand. The sand filter uses a multi-port valve to direct the water through the filter or out to backwash. The valves are either top or side mount. Both valves work the same way. In filter position, the water is directed over the top of the sand bed and, as the water flows down through the sand, the sharp edges of the sand catch the particles in the water. The clean water is pushed out of the filter through the bottom lateral assembly. The laterals are finger tubes with slots which are connected to a center hub in a circular pattern which allow the clean water to return back to the pool and the sand and dirt to stay in the filter.

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Posted by: admin on June 23, 2011 @ 6:32 pm
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