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Hayward® VL Series Sand Filter Systems
Hayward announces new VL Series Sand Filter Systems for all types of above ground pools, including popular soft sided (“Intex") models.
VL Series sand filter systems are designed for durability and value. Easy to assemble with an integrated pump base, the incredibly quiet pump and proven sand filter technology provide trouble-free operation. Hayward's VL Series filtration systems offer the performance and reliability expected from the world's leading provider of above ground equipment.
Suitable for above ground pools up to 11,000 gallons
What is the volume of water pumped by this system and the head when the filter is clean and the piping to the pool is over sized with no net friction resistance?
Can this pump and filter system be placed 10' below the surface level of the pool?
Does this system have an automatic or manual backwash for the sand filter?
John, the Hayward VL Series Sand Filter System VL40t32 has a flow rate of 30 gpm. The filter will work with the filter being below the surface of the pool and the valve is a manual backwash valve.
I have a 12' x 48" above ground pool that I just use for myself to cool down with in the summer. I like a strong flow of water with two speeds. What pump system would you recommend for me?
HI Joe, Depending on how strong you want the water flowing, the Carefree 19" Sand System, 1.0 HP, 2-Speed Pump, 6' NEMA Cord or the Hayward S180T Filter w/ 1.5 HP Matrix Pump 2-Speed would be good.
I have a 13,500 gallon 24 foot round about ground pool that I have used cartridge filters and want to switch to sand filter system. What size pump is recommended and do you offer a 2 speed pump? Please recommend a system for my use.
Hi Terry, The Waterway Clearwater 19" Sand Filter W/ 1 HP 2 SPD Pump would the preferred size dual speed pump and filter but you can go with the Hayward S180T Filter w/ 1.5 HP Matrix Pump 2-Speed (S180T932S).
i have a 21 foot round pool approx. 40,000 liters. what size combo filter / pump do i need?
Hi, The Hayward Pump & Filter S180T Filter w/ 1 HP Matrix Pump will be what I would recommend for your size pool.
I have an 18' round 52" pool. What should I replace the current filter and pump with?
Hello, If you are looking for a sand filter and pump, I would recommend a Hayward S180T93S pump/filter package.
Does a Hayward VL series have an on and off switch?
Hi Hall, The Pump on the Hayward VL Series Sand Filter Systems does not come with an On/Off Switch.
Pool size is 16' x 30' x 3.5' and is partially above ground / vinyl lined. There is no bottom drain, just the skimmer. Currently using a sand filter and 1hp pump....but isn't filtering well. Have cleaned out filter and replaced sand and I still can't see the bottom of pool. Very cloudy and have done all recommended chemicals. Thinking it's time to replace the filter/pump - recommended size please?
Hi Anna, I would recommend going with a 19" Sand filter with a 1 hp pump. You can choose from our selection of Above Ground Pool Pump & Filter.
We have a 16'x48"Iintex pool with solar heater system and a stock Intex pump/filter. What would you recomedt for a replacement pump and sand filter for this setup.
Based on the pool gallons and a long as the solar rests on the ground you can use any 3/4 hp pump/sand filter combo. You can view the options we have to offer on this above ground pool pump and filter page.
I have an Intex 22' × 52" ultra frame pool that I'd like to upgrade the pump and filter to a sand filter and pump. What do you recommend.
Hi Dom, The Hayward Pump & Filter S180T Filter w/ 1 HP Matrix Pump will be your best size pump and filter for your size pool.
I was wandering if this filter system would be good for my 11' 21' 48" pool
Hi, The Hayward VL Series Sand Filter Systems can work for your pool if it does not get dirty and bather load, the Hayward Pump & Filter S144T Filter W/ 40 GPM Pump would be a more suitable system.
What size sand filter do I need for a 28'x4' above ground pool?
Hello, For a 28' round pool, I would recommend at least an 18" sand filter system.
Hi, I have this pump and over the winter the black container (with the clear top that holds the filter) froze and cracked, can I buy a replacement without buying the whole unit? If so what's that particular part called?
Matt, Are you referring to the pump lid? We do carry parts for the VL40T32.
Would a Hayward sand filter model vl40t32 work on a 24' x 4' pool?
The VL40T32 would be a little small for a 24' Round pool. I would suggest our 18" Sand Filter W/ 3/4 HP Pump which we currently have on sale for $199, this system would have roughly twice the filter capacity as this Hayward system and at a lower price.
I have a 18' x 52" hard side pool with a 40gpm set up that i need to replace.
Should i go back with size are is that overkill
The 40 gpm pump is sufficient for an 18' round pool. It would not be overkill.
If the spider gasket goes bad on the valve for this filter can it be replaced or do I need to buy a whole new valve?
On this filter you would need to purchase the diverter to replace the spider gasket, so it would not be the entire valve, it is basically the handle assembly.
Does the Hayward VL40T32 come with hoses and sand?
The filter system comes with hoses. Hayward made the VL40T32 specifically for intex/soft-sided pools. The system does not come with sand. You can purchase silica/filter sand at any local pool supply store.
Regarding the capacity, is the rating amount of water higher than 9,000, up to 11,000 ? Is it more than adequate for 9,000 gallons ?
Thank you for contacting INYO Pools. The "Suitable for above ground pools up to 11,000 gallons". Is just a guide line, we actually recommend customer go a little higher than the recommended equipment, because this pump is designed to "turnover" (or clean) the water very 8 hours. So in your case this will run more efficient and turnover all the pool water in about 6.5 hours. You can still run it more or less depending on how dirty your pool gets. because this is designed to filter and clean a pool with 11000 gallons it will just run more efficiently and keep the system cleaner than a system designed for a 9000 gallon pool.
What size is the sand filter that comes in the Hayward VL40T32 system?
The sand filter tank in this VL40T32 package is a 13" tank.
I have an Intex metal frame 15' round by 42" deep pool. Is this filter too big for this pool?
The Hayward VL40T32 would be a perfect system for an 15' round Intex pool. We have upgraded many Intex pools with this Hayward pump and filter with great success.
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