Sand Dollar Top Mount Filters SD60 Almond - EC-145322



Model # EC-145322

By Pentair Pool Products

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Model # EC-145322

Warranty Ecommerce (EC) products: Products purchased from an Authorized Pentair Online Reseller (products beginning with EC-) receive a one (1) year (parts only) warranty from the date of purchase. The exceptions are: IntelliChlor cells and IntelliFlo SVRS pumps which receive a two (2) year warranty. EC products are not eligible for the bundled three (3) year extended warranty.

Alternate Part #'s 145322, EC-145322, EC145320, EC145322, PENEC-145322

Product Description

Inyo Recommended Filters


Pentair sand filters have long been known for their reliable performance and simple operation. The perfect high-performance filter choice for any residential pool small or large, available in up to 26" diameter for even greater capacity.

All Pentair sand filters feature a special internal design that keeps the sand bed level, ensures even water flow, and results in the most efficient filtration possible. That's why more than 2 million Pentair filters have been installed worldwide. 

The Sand Dollar is simple to operate and maintain, and built for long-term reliability. All filter functions are performed with the multi-port valve - just rotate the handle to the desired position and the Sand Dollar does the rest. 


One piece thermoplastic tank for exceptional strength, corrosion resistance, and long life.

New ¼ turn twist lock lateral for optimal flow.

1 ½" combination water and sand drain makes servicing and winterizing fast and easy. Cap serves as sand removal tool.

Special internal design keeps sand bed level for consistent performance and extended filter cycles.

Clamp-style 6-function 1 ½" multi-port valve features pressure gauge and manual air relief for optimum filtration efficiency.

Internal design ensures that water is exposed to maximum surface area of sand for outstanding filtration performance and efficient backwashing.

Attractive almond color blends with any outdoor décor.

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Product Specifications

250 lbs.
Filtration Area:
2.3 sq. ft.
Flow Rating:
60 GPM
Plumbing Size:
1 1/2 in.
Valve Location:
Valve Type:

?     Asked on 9/5/2019 by Kristal Fenske

What motor pumps can I use with this sand filter? And what hp can I go up to?

A  Answered on 9/5/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Kristal. Several different pumps can be used with this filter as long as it does not exceed the filter's max flow rate of 60 GPM. The Total Dynamic Head (TDH) of your pool will need to be calculated in order to size a pump that can be used.    

?     Asked on 7/10/2019 by Randy

Does the SD 60 have the Clearpro Technology? I can seem to find anything to verify that when I do a search.

A  Answered on 7/11/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Randy. We do not carry the Sand Dollar model that has ClearPro Technology. 

?     Asked on 6/8/2019 by 4R Cargo/ Salvatore Cali

Which are the shipping dimensions of this sand filter (Pentair SD60) ?

A  Answered on 10/2/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Steve M.

Good Afternoon, the shipping dimensions for the Pentair Filter - SD-60 (22-1/2") Sand Dollar w/ 6 Way Valve - 145322 are 40 x 26.5 x 22.5 inches

?     Asked on 5/18/2019 by

Can you wire this to 120 when you installed it.

A  Answered on 5/18/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi. This is a sand filter only, it does not require electricity. 

?     Asked on 5/14/2019 by Lonny Bottolfson

I am getting little pressure in the return line. So far I have changed the multi port valve(bought a new one) changed the sand in the filter(trying Zeosand but when I backwash after the change the system is sucking the new sand out) is this caused by bad laterals? The looked good when I checked them or do not use Zeosand?? Also when I run the multi port on filter it sends sand into the pool. Running the filter water through a Pentair heater that will not fire because of low pressure ?? HELP

A  Answered on 5/18/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Michelle B.

Hello, Please follow this troubleshooting guide to see if this corrects the issue, this does not correct the issue, please let us know so we can help you with some further trouble shooting.

?     Asked on 6/29/2018 by DAVID EVERITT

Hi, Is the filtering compound sand or glass?

A  Answered on 6/29/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, David. This filter requires sand as the media. You can also use alternate media Zeo Sand or Glass.  

?     Asked on 5/28/2018 by

Which do you recommend the Pentair SA60 or the Hayward S244T. and is Dual speed an option and is that necessary?

A  Answered on 5/29/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi. Between the two model, I will recommend the S244T filter. It has a higher effective filtration area than the SD-60 filter. A dual speed pump can be used with that model to save on energy consumption. 

?     Asked on 4/17/2018 by mike

is this filter compatible with a 1hp superflo

A  Answered on 4/17/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Mike. Yes, if the 1 HP Superflo Pump does not exceed 60 GPM. 

?     Asked on 9/17/2016 by Phil D.

My below ground 25000 gallon pool is leaking water somewhere. i paid a company 350 to find the leak and get it repaired. the company said there was no leak in the lines but i need to replace the multi post . what is the multi-post? the guy quoted 450 for labor and cost of the multi post. I have a pentair tagelus TA 60/60D. I haven't heard from the guy for over 2 weeks. should i get another company involved?

A  Answered on 9/28/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Alan M.

Hello Phil- OK the first question about the vacuum hose. This is NOT the correct replacement for your pool cleaner. The correct hose comes in 4ft sections like the Generic 4' Automatic Pool Vac Hose - White - 19-752. The second question, it seems like the "guy" was referring to what is called a Multiport Valve. Here is a link to the Pentair Tagelus Fiberglass Sand Filter Parts diagram. This list mentions a few different valve models depending on if you have a clamp on or screw on style. If there was a leak happening in this area, it would be noticeable around the top of the filter valve. You may need a second opinion.

?     Asked on 9/10/2016 by Jim

My Pentair SD-60 is 6 years old and has started pumping sand back into the pool. Started last month and its getting worse, vacuumed almost 3 buckets today and that is only 1 week from last vacuum and backflush. I used the Zeosand. Thanks for any help

A  Answered on 9/11/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello Jim I would check your laterals and replace your pipe system. Standpipe Assembly, Sd60 After 10-2004 (152227) there were "how to"

?     Asked on 5/6/2016 by

Is this the right size filter for a 25000 gallon in-ground pool?

A  Answered on 5/6/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, This filter can be used to filter a 25,000 gallon pool in an 8 hour time frame. When sizing a filter to a pool you will also have to take the flow rate of the pump into consideration.

?     Asked on 5/5/2016 by Kimberly

I need a drain cover replacement cap. It is the small drain at the bottom of the Egg shaped filter. I have the Sand Dollar, Pentair, SD60, installed back in 2008 I only need the drain cap. What item number?? Thank you

A  Answered on 5/5/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Charlie R.

Kimberly,The drain cap for the SD-60 Sand Dollar system is part # 4600-4712 and can be seen HERE.

?     Asked on 9/16/2015 by

I have a sd-60 sand filter above ground. what is the part called that has like a screen that is shaped like a 6 slices of apple pie , may or may not have had a small dome on it

A  Answered on 9/17/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Bob D.

You may be referring to the Standpipe Assembly, which has six Laterals attached, which help filter the water through the sand. They are in stock as individual units as is the standpipe assembly as a whole. You can see a diagram of the filter's parts here.

?     Asked on 6/9/2015 by John Lich

Does this model have all the necessary equipment to operate the filter?

A  Answered on 6/9/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

John, The Pentair SD-60 Sand Dollar w/ 6 Way Valve Filter comes with just the filter tank and multiport valve. You'll need to purchase the other connections, hoses or get the 6' Flex Hose Kit (155151) and any other equipment needed.

?     Asked on 1/27/2012 by Guest

When should I change the sand in my filter?

A  Answered on 1/27/2012 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

You should change the sand in your filter every 5-7 years. You can generally tell that it is time if your pool water is not as clear as it normally is or when you notice the interval between backwashes is shorter. You can use > this guide to walk you through it.


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