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Home Pool Above Ground Swimming Pool Equipment Above Ground Pool Filter Systems Raypak Protege RPSFP18 Above Ground Pool Sand Filter System | 18" Filter 1HP Pump | 018188
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Raypak Protege RPSFP18 Above Ground Pool Sand Filter System | 18" Filter 1HP Pump | 018188

Raypak Protege RPSFP18 Above Ground Pool Sand Filter System | 18" Filter 1HP Pump | 018188 Raypak Protege RPSFP18 Above Ground Pool Sand Filter System | 18" Filter 1HP Pump | 018188 Raypak Protege RPSFP18 Above Ground Pool Sand Filter System | 18" Filter 1HP Pump | 018188

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Don't Miss a Day of Pool Fun With Raypak's Protégé SFP System.
Raypak's Protégé SFP sand filter and pump are the way to keep your pool crystal clear all year long. This system brings together the Protégé SF sand filter and the AGP above-ground pool pump. The SFP system is a fully packaged ready-to-build assembly making the installation process a breeze.
  • Large filter - heavy-duty capacity, and long duration between filtering cycles
  • Multi-port valve - top mounted for easy access
  • Sturdy filter - base solid, balanced and supportive
  • Powerful pump - pushes debris and sediment out
  • Transparent cover - easily see when the basket needs cleaning
The Protégé SFP utilizes sand's inherent ability to screen out and filter debris, and is energy and cost efficient. It is equipped with a backwash setting so particles will not get caught in the filter. You can feel good about the Protégé SFP system because it requires no chemicals, creates little waste and is energy efficient. Enjoy your above ground sparkling clean pool year round with the Raypak's Protégé SFP.
Model Dimmensions - inches
Valve Port Size
Silica 16/30* Weight
lbs. (kg)
Pump Model Power
Filter Diameter Silica Height
RPSFP16 15.7 (400) 6.3 (160) 1.5 44 (20) RPAGP75 0.75 Single
RPSFP18 17.7 (450) 6.9 (175) 1.5 77 (35) RPAGP100 1.0 Single
RPSFP21 20.7 (527) 8.3 (211) 1.5 99 (45) RPAGP150 1.5 Single
RPSFP181 17.7 (450) 6.9 (175) 1.5 209 (85) RPAGP102 1.0 Dual
RPSFP211 20.7 (527) 8.3 (211) 1.5 319 (145) RPAGP152 1.5 Dual
*Note: Suggested silica weight with differences in filter media size for reference only

Brand: Raypak
Tank Diameter
Pump Horse Power
1 HP
Q & A
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Can I use a sand pump on a Coleman 18 by 48 stainless steel series 2?
Tara G on Aug 9, 2020
what size of pool filter would i need for a 16 ft round pool ?
A shopper on Mar 20, 2021
Susan P on Aug 13, 2020
I have a 24” Hayward Sand filter... will a 1HP pump fit my filter??
A shopper on Jul 13, 2020
Is valve 6 or 7 way and what kind of sand can be used?
A shopper on Aug 10, 2020
When you say no chemical required what excately do you mean ?
A shopper on Apr 14, 2021
Does the pump have an on/off switch?
A shopper on Apr 25, 2022
BEST ANSWER: No it does not
can i use a sand pump on colemon 18x48 pool?
A shopper on Aug 20, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Yes. I have it on my 22x52 intex and it's been a lifesaver
does it come with the hoses to connect to the above ground pool?
rick L on Jun 2, 2021
can i use glass beads instead of silica?
John C on May 26, 2021
What is flow output?
A shopper on Apr 20, 2021
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Raypak pool and spa heaters are engineered to perform and built to last. The brand you know and trust is bringing you more peace of mind with a 2-year extended warranty on residential pool and spa heating products. If not registered, warranty is only 90 days.
The benefits of Raypak's extended warranty, include:
  • 2-year extended warranty
  • Professional in person service
  • 24-hour or same-day service
  • Genuine Raypak parts
  • Factory technical support
The product registration process is quick and easy to complete. To take advantage of the extended warranty follow these steps:
  1. Have your pool or spa heater professionally installed. Click here for a list of Raypak installation partners.
  2. Register your product online at www.raypak.com/warranty within 90 days of installation.
Warranties are effective for products installed on or after June 17, 2019. See product warranty for specific details. Conditions apply. For full warranty by product including exclusions and how to make a claim, please visit www.raypak.com/warranty.
This information was updated on 4/23/2022. For the most current information and full warranty policy please visit www.raypak.com.

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