By Sta-Rite



Model # PLD50

Warranty 1 Year

Alternate Part #'s PENPLD50

Product Description

Inyo Recommended Filters

You will be a believer after you see Sta-Rite`s Modular D.E. Filter for pools and spas. 

  • Withstands Weather Conditions - made of Thermoplastic, corrosion resistant materials that stand up in hot or cold weather.
  • Easy To Open - Posi-Lok® ring allows fast and easy access to filter media.
  • Fast Maintenance - one piece filter makes seasonal cleaning a snap.
  • Available In Two Sizes- 30 and 36 sq. ft. filter areas.

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Product Specifications

Filtration Area:
30 sq. ft.
Plumbing Size:
2 in.
Flow Rating:
60 GPM

?     Asked on 6/18/2018by O Ring

I cannot get the tank back together. I have tried 2 new o-rings and it is impossible to fit the top and bottom together. 3 adults (pretty strong ones at that have tried) When one side goes down, another side comes up. I did not have this problem with the original o ring that came with the filter when I bought it 3 years ago. Is there a chance that the o ring size has changed? My dealer where I bought the filter has not been much of a help. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

A  Answered on 6/18/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

It is possible that the o ring design has changed but I would try and remove the drain cap from the bottom of the filter before attempting to put the lid back together with the base. Sometimes the air pressure within the filter will work against you when attempting to assemble so releasing that pressure may aid. 

?     Asked on 6/12/2017by Inyo Visitor

Do you have any bottom tanks for a PLD50? mines cracked

A  Answered on 6/12/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

Yes, the part number for that base is 4686-34.

?     Asked on 4/30/2017by DThompson55

I've got an above ground 15k gallon round pool. I'm replacing a 20 year old PLD-50. I see you have that, but also have a PLM-100 listed with over 3x more sq ft. for slightly less cost. It sounds like I'd need to clean it less often, which would be a plus. It's hard to find any information on which is the right one to get. Do you have a recommendation?

A  Answered on 4/30/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

The PLM-100 is going to be a direct plumb in and yes, will not have to be cleaned as often resulting in the grid lasting longer.

?     Asked on 5/26/2016by Dave

How many gallons is it rated for?

A  Answered on 5/27/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi Dave, The PLD50 is rated at 60 Gallons Per Minute (GPM).

?     Asked on 8/23/2013by Guest

How much d.e. powder should be added through the skimmer with this filter?

A  Answered on 8/23/2013 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

The PLD50 requires 6 lbs. of d.e. powder.