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By Pentair Pool Products
Model # 144127
Warranty 1 Year
Alternate Part #'s PEN144127
TagelusTop Mount Fiberglass Sand Filter The design that revolutionized a timeless technology Sand filters are one of the most popular ways to filter water. For good reasons. They are simple, effective,and require very little attention. Pool water is routed through a sand-filled pressure vessel. The sand traps particles large and small…so small they are undetectable to the human eye. Over time, dirt accumulates in the spaces between the sand particles causing the pressure in the vessel to rise as water finds it harder to pass through. This signals you to “backwash” the filter. Simply reverse the water flow and “knock out” the dirt. What could be simpler.
But all sand filters are not created equal. For optimum filtration all the water must flow through the same amount of sand at the proper rate. That’s why 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. Tagelus provides consistent, high performance cleaning of every gallon of water that passes through it. The key is a combination of design features that eliminates “channeling”—a condition that allows water to race through the filter too quickly for effective cleaning.
Standard features include:
1. Patented process creates a one-piece, corrosion resistant,fiberglass reinforced tank of unmatched strength and durability.
2. Six-position Hi-Flow™ valve has built-in pressure gauge, manual air relief valve, and sight glass to make inspection,and routine maintenance fast, safe, and easy.
3. Exclusive internal design ensures optimum flow characteristics for more efficient filtration, long filter cycles, and economical operation.
Tagelus filters are known around the world for their ability to deliver clean, clear water, with minimal maintenance. Their time-proven design ensures trouble-free
performance and long life.
Additional features include:
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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.
I had sand shooting into my pool so I changed the sand and the whole lateral unit. After all of that sand is still shooting out when I turn the filter on. Does that mean I need to replace the entire filter including the multi port valve?
(5 out of 5 stars) Excellent Filter
Reviewed By: Skip D. from King George, VA ()
Pros: Quick simple hook up and easy to start and run. Excellent prices.
The product arrived before I expected it to, which was a welcome surprise. It was completely intact and arrived with all parts required to hook it up and run it. It is doing an excellent job filtering my pool, I couldn't have picked a better product.