Model # 160317
Warranty 1 year
Alternate Part #'s PAC-05-503, PEN160317
The CLEAN & CLEAR Cartridge Filter features a thermoplastic chemical resistant tank with no-tool servicing and a coreless cartridge for easier cleaning. All models are equipped with easy spin-on unions for plumbing hook-ups. These filters are NSF listed for commercial applications and are available in 50, 75, 100, 150, and 200 square foot sizes.
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I currently have a sand filter with a 1 1/2 HP sta-rite by Pentair pump and an above ground pool with a 15000 gallon capacity. What size cartridge filter should I use?
So if you're currently using an above pool pump model then I would recommend going with any 100 to 150 sq. ft. model cartridge filter. Now if you are using an inground pool pump model then you really need to confirm that motor model, part or catalog number then let us know so we can confirm for you.
Is the Clean & Clear 150sq ft the right size filter for a 20,000 gal inground?
Hello Robert, that would be more than enough for a 20,000 IG pool.
which way do you turn the union fittin at bottom to remove it from the PVC pipe?
To loosen you would turn counter clockwise, to tighten you would turn clockwise.
Does this filter come with the cartridge oo do I have to buy one seperatly
It comes with the cartridge, no need to purchase another one unless you are just wanting an extra one for when you are cleaning the dirty one.
Are the 2" connector in line at the bottom (so I don't have to redo my plumbing)? Thank you.
Xavier, Yes, the ports are at the bottom. Page 7 of the manual shows the connections: http://images.inyopools.com/cloud/documents/pentair-filters-clean-and-clear.pdf
I currently have a 48sqft Pentair DE filter with a 1.5hp Pentair pump. My pool is 36,000 gallons. What size cartridge filter would I need?
Hi Chris, If you are looking to change from DE to cartridge then the equivalent to your 48 Sq. Ft. DE Filter would be the Clean & Clear Plus 420 Cartridge Filter.
Does the filter have 2" plumbing?
Yes, the Clean and Clear 150sq ft has 2 inch plumbing.
Is there an ideal pressure for the 160317 or any other of these filters to operate at for maximum efficiency and endurance?
The ideal pressure on the Clean and Clear Cartridge Filter 150 Sq. Ft. or any other filtration unit depends on several factors such as hp of pump, water flow and plumbing size. This filter has a maximum PSi of 50, so with a dirty filter you don't want the filter to exceed 50 PSI. The lower the pressure the more efficient the filter will be and the longer it will last, so you always want to go with a larger than normal unit.
I bought one of these filters 2 weeks ago and I don't know what type of cement to use on the black union fittings provided. I plan on cementing a white slip-on connector for then connecting a 2" SCH-40 PVC pipe. Do I use Universal CPVC/PVC cement, regular PVC cement, or what?
Hello PRJ - We would recommend the Rain & Shine blue pvc cement.
is this a above ground or ingroud filter system
Typically this unit is used for inground pools but you can use it for either application.
Pool size is approximately 23,000 gal. (32 x 16 x 5 feet) what size Pentair clean and clear cartridge filter system do I need?
Hello Cindy - The CC100 or CC150 would be a sufficient size filter for your pool. The CC150 would not have to be cleaned as often.
Are there specs on how many microns this filter is rated at? Is there available another filter that won't allow finer particles to pass through?
As a rule, sand filters sift particles ranging from 20 to 40 microns in size. Cartridge filters can sift particles as small as 10 to 20 microns in size. DE filters can sift contaminants as small as 1 to 3 microns in size. This makes DE filtration at least five to six times more efficient than sand filtration systems.
Does this come with the filter cartridge and gauges?
This filter comes direct from the manufacturer and includes the cartridge and gauges.