Part # 145333
By Pentair Pool Products
Part # 145333
Warranty 3 Yr. Tank
Pentair sand filters have long been known for their reliable performance and simple operation. Now our most popular sand filter design is available in a 26" diameter for even greater capacity! The perfect high-performance filter choice for any residential pool.small or large.
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.
I have a Pentair SD-80 pool filter and I am seeing a decent amount of sand returning to the pool. What causes this and more importantly, how do I fix it?
Very often the cause of this issue is that the laterals and or standpipe in the filter have gone bad. We recommend to inspect those parts and also inspect the multi-port valve gasket as well for that can also contribute to the issue.
I have a SD 80 and it is leaking around the handle. I am going to replace the multi port valve but I see it has 1.5 inch ports and all of my pipes are 2 inch. Did they over pipe for the SD 80? I appreciate any help.
Hi, Mark. Use the info in our PVC Pool Pipe Dimensions to confirm the size of your plumbing. If you do have 2" pipes then you will have to use a reducer fitting to go from 2" to 1.5".
Hi, We have a hairline leak in the seam of our SD80 tank. It's almost 4 years old. This appears to be a common issue with this unit. Before I replace it, is there any measures I can take to prevent this on a new filter?Also, is this the average life we can expect on it? If so, are there any others on the market with a better expected lifespan?
I see the hairline cracks and leaks mainly when the filter is not sized properly and cannot handle the flow rate that the pump is pumping out. What is you pump model and the distance from your pump to your skimmers so I can calculate your flow rate?
I have a 3 year old Pentair SD80 filter that has developed a crack in the seam and is leaking water. Is there anyway to correct this without replacing the filter?
Hi, Stephen. Repairing the tank doesn't always hold up, we recommend replacing it.
Our pentair sand dollar filter tank SD80 145333 got a leak in the seam, is this a common problem with this model? If so needing to replace it with a similar one, or was suggested bigger (30") because of 2.0 pump. What would you suggest? Have about 34,000 gallon pool, about 22×42.
Good Afternoon Liz, The Pentair Filter - SD-80 Sand Dollar is your best bet on price and size. Unfortunately, they don't sell just the tank for that filter because it would be like 300 for the tank and you can buy the whole filter for 374.49 I would replace it with what you already have and you can save parts off your old unit . If not heres a list of all are sand filters just compare plumbing size and GPM flow rate. Sand Filters
this is my second leak on my SD80 tank right on the seam, replacement tank P/N 145334....date of mfg 07/09/14 .....i don't want a 3rd leak , any recomendaions on switching to someone else ? also if you sell just the tank ? thanks
Good Morning Bob, Unfortunately we do not just sell the tank. Reason being it would be around $300.00 for the tank and you can buy the whole filter for $374.00. I would recommend other filters but honestly this model is the best price for flow GPM and sq. ft. filtration. Here is a link for all parts associated with that particular model.Pentair Sand Dollar System 2009 to Current Parts
We have a Pentair SD80 filter that has developed a crack in the seam. Can we replace with a Hayward S244T model ? We have a 26,000 gallon in ground pool.
You can absolutely replace the SD80 with the S244T. You would most likely need to do replumb the piping, but the the filter is enough to filter your pool adequately.
What size filter for 26,000 gallon pool. I am getting ready to order one. Thanks
Hello, Jim. The SD-80 Sand Dollar W/ 6 Way Valve PART#145333 is a great choice for your size pool. It is best to check the flow rate of GPM (Gallons Per Minute) that your pump provides, to ensure it does not exceed the design flow rate for this filter, which is, 75GPM. Click here to view the Sand Dollar Speck sheet.
What is the part # of the control valve for the SD80 Sand Dollar filter?
Hi Jerry, The 1 1/2" Top Mount Valve Flanged-262506 is the control valve for the SD80 filter.
What's the difference between SD-80 and the TA-60 and which would you perfer?
Hi, The SD-80 is a higher capacity filter than the TA-60. The two unit also have a dimensional difference. The bigger the filter the better so I would go with the SD-80.
Is the sd80 one size?...like 36" or does it come in different sizes. Thanks
Hello, Sarah. The Pentair Sand Dollar Filters are offered in five different sizes. The Model numbers are SD35, SD40, SD60, SD70, and the SD80. They also offer a Special Order item SD80 2" part number 145386. If you need a 36" Sand Filter I best recommend the Triton II TR140 MODEL# 140243 Side Mount Sand Filter with the 2" High Flow Multiport Valve w/ Plumbing (sold separately) for Triton & Quad DE Filters PART# 261050. Click here to view other Valves available for the Pentair Triton II Sand Filters.
how do I identify the inlet and outlet port on a pentair sanddollar filter
Hi, The multi-port valve on the Pentair Filter - SD-80 Sand Dollar W/ 6 Way Valve will be labeled "PUMP" for the inlet, "RETURN" for the outlet and "WASTE" for backwashing.
We are starting up for season. Says to open manual air bleed then set on backwash. Where is air bleed located?
The air bleed is located on the multiport valve on the top of the filter. If you click on this pat number - 4600-2506 - the main picture shows the air bleed knob to the bottom right of the outlet port above it.
I would like to know if the filter price includes the sand. Thank you
Hello Jorge - The filter does not come with sand.
When should I change the sand in my filter?
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.