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Pentair Clean & Clear Cartridge Filter | 200 Sq. Ft. | EC-160318

Pentair Clean & Clear Cartridge Filter | 200 Sq. Ft. | EC-160318 Pentair Clean & Clear Cartridge Filter | 200 Sq. Ft. | EC-160318 Pentair Clean & Clear Cartridge Filter | 200 Sq. Ft. | EC-160318

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  • NSF listed, unionized connections, and integrated continuous High Flow internal air relief
  • Chemical resistan tank body, lock ring with spring-loaded safety latches, and coreless cartridge for easy cleaning.
  • High Flow manual air relief valve, one inch drain and wash out, and single piece base and body design
  • Online part number EC-160318 is the direct replacement for part number 160318
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Clean & Clear® Filters feature a 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

Clean & Clear® combines top-end filter performance with low maintenance. This dependable design uses special filter elements to strip tiny particles from your pool water particles as small as 30 microns. (An average grain of beach sand is 1000 microns!) And cleaning is a snap. Open the top, remove the cartridge, hose it off, and Clean & Clear is ready to go again. Pentair has maximized cartridge surface consistency to block and trap the maximum amount of solids. Plus, the most durable materialsare used to extend cartridge life.

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what is the size of the replacement internal filter?
Lee H on May 27, 2017
Is the cartridge included in the package or do I buy that separately?
Jay S on Oct 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The filter comes complete with the cartridge.
Can you connect this to1 1/2" plumbing. Also is there a reducer kit for 1 1/2" connections?
Mike on Jan 23, 2021
BEST ANSWER: No reducers are included. As long as your pump is not oversized, 1 1/2” will be fine.
How tall is this one?
A shopper on Jan 29, 2020
BEST ANSWER: 31.25 inches
Does this unit come with filter cartridge; also what is the factory warranty and is it free shipping and handling ‘, how long is your shipping take also do we have to pay sales tax .????
Tom T on Sep 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This filter comes with the cartridge and comes with a 1 year warranty through Pentair. Shipping is not free and ship time and tax depend on your location. Please call in for details.
How often the internal cartridges has to be replaced?
Octavio G on Nov 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Replacement is dependent on how often you clean your filter. They should last at least a year or more, but if not kept clean, the pressure from the pump will cause the filter to implode, and become weak.
will the Pentair 160318 handle 30,000 gallons ?
Alan T. on Jul 23, 2020
What is the correct Pentair pump model to pair with this model Filter?
Todd S on Jun 17, 2020
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Pentair filter review
Great price over buying from a local pool supply store and it's literally just two big twist on connections to install. Very, very reliable pool filter system the water in my pool is now crystal clear.
May 1, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
Best filter in 19 yrsnin present residence.
This has to go down as the best filter system i've had in the present home. Cleans pool exceptionally well with very little maintenance. Pentair recommended by my pool maintenance co. as well as the pool supply web site. Easy process getting merchandise and quick delivery. Very satisfied.
June 21, 2019
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Very Satisfied!!
Pool filter was delivered on time and installed easily. I would highly recommend. Great price and quality.
March 23, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Hope to love it when it arrives
It is on back order. I will rerate my rating once it arrives. If you say I must make my comment 50 I may just not provide anything.
October 5, 2021
4 months ago
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You've always been able to count on the quality and long service life of Pentair products. Pentair uses state of the art workmanship, materials and manufacturing processes to create the most innovative pool and spa equipment anywhere. And now Pentair products can deliver even more value and peace of mind, because Pentair offers extended warranty coverage on select products that are installed by a qualified installer*.
While the majority of Pentair products are covered by a sixty- (60) day warranty, a select number of products qualify for extended warranty coverage.
Select Bundled Products: applies to purchases and qualified installation of a minimum of a pump and filter, and one or more of the following: heaters, heat pumps, control systems, automatic cleaners, lighting, salt chlorine generators or UV sterilizer**
*Note: Qualified Installer - Defined as a licensed professional who charges a fee for his services, and possesses a business license, contractor's license and/or resale permit. Common examples of a "qualified installer" include: Swimming Pool, Home Repair or Landscape Professional; Plumber or Electrician; General Contractor; Heating and Air Conditioning Specialist.
**Note: Bundled products - must be purchased on the same invoice and installed at the same time. If any product within a bundle is ineligible for the bundled warranty coverage then all products within the same bundle will be disqualified from receiving the three (3) year extended warranty coverage for bundled products.
TradeGrade products must be purchased from a retail store (brick & mortar), pool builder or pool service company to receive a one-year, two-year or three-year warranty. If purchased online will only receive a sixty-day limited warranty. View the list of TradeGrade Products.
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.
Visit www.pentair.com to submit your product warranty registration.
This information was updated on 11/19/2021. For the most current information and full warranty policy please visit www.pentair.com/warranty.

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