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Waterway Carefree 26" Top Mount Sand Filter | 3.5 Sq. Ft. 70 GPM | FS02629

Waterway Carefree 26" Top Mount Sand Filter | 3.5 Sq. Ft. 70 GPM | FS02629 Waterway Carefree 26" Top Mount Sand Filter | 3.5 Sq. Ft. 70 GPM | FS02629 Waterway Carefree 26" Top Mount Sand Filter | 3.5 Sq. Ft. 70 GPM | FS02629
$349.37

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  • Large Filter with Extra Sand-Holding Capacity
  • High Flow Internal Diffuser for Even Water Distribution
  • "Start/Service" Dial on Stainless Steel Pressure Gauge
  • 1-1/2" Drain Port Provides Easy Removal of Sand
  • 7-Position, Thread-On, Top Mount, 1-1/2" FPT Multi-Port Valve
  • Mounting base Included
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OVERVIEW
Carefree Top-Mount Sand Filters are designed for extra sand holding capacity. Made of corrosion-proof polymeric thermoplastic.
 
The Carefree Sand Filter offers the ideal combination of energy efficiency and excellent water clarity. This filter is an excellent choice for above ground or in-ground pools.
 
Carefree Sand Filters are designed and equipped to offer the ideal combination of trouble-free operation and crystal clear, sparkling water.
 
Features
  • Large sand filter bodies for extra-long filtering cycles and heavy duty capacity
  • Fine-spray internal diffuser for even water distribution
  • 7-position, thread-on, top mount, 1-1/2" FPT Multi-Port Valve
  • 1-1/2" drain port provides easy removal of sand.
  • "Start/Service" Dial on stainless steel pressure gauge
  • Designed for fast, easy operation and maximum efficiency
  • 7- function Top-Mount 1-1/2" FPT Multi-Port Valve with Split-Nut Lock Union (WVS003)
  • Start/Service Dial on stainless steel pressure gauge indicates when filter needs to be backwashed
  • Threaded collar makes installation and servicing easier
  • Internal top diffuser assures even distribution of water over sand media bed (not shown)
  • Corrosion proof, one-piece filter tank
  • Full-size piping for free-flowing performance
  • Efficient multi-lateral under drain assembly laterals are removable for servicing
  • Dual function drain for water or sand with self-contained cap/wrench
  • Reverse Drain Cap and use as Drain Tool
Specifications:
  • Filter Type: High-rate Sand - No. 20 silica
  • Filter Tank: Molded polymeric
  • Under Drain: 360° self-cleaning slotted laterals threaded for ease of maintenance
  • Control Valve: 7-Position, top-mount, multi-port with lever-action handle
  • Valve Fastening: Split-nut thread design
  • Mounting Base: Molded thermoplastic

Pool Turnover  
Multi-Port Valve Style Filtration Area Flow Rate 6 Hours 8 Hours 10 Hours Sand required
1 1/2" FPT Split-Nut 3.5 sq. ft. 70 GPM 25,200 33,600 42,000 400 lbs.
 


Brand: WATERWAY
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26"
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Browse 6 questions Browse 6 questions and 1 answer
what size pool will this fit?
A shopper on Apr 13, 2017
How many sand bags does it hold?
A shopper on Jul 30, 2018
how much Sand Pounds is needed for this unit ?
A shopper on Jul 18, 2018
Does this include shipping?
Tammy S on May 18, 2020
Will this work on a index above ground pool?
A shopper on Jun 12, 2019
How many lbs of filter sand foes this water way 26" tank hold?
A shopper on Apr 12, 2022
BEST ANSWER: Going to put 350 lbs. in mine
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Rated 5 out of 5
Great deal
Unit is much cheaper at this store than on the actual waterway site and you get the enire setup.
October 22, 2016
Purchased
over 5 years ago
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