More stories about Filters

  • Future Filtration

    The quest to create a filtration system that handles high flow rates and bather loads, filters the finest particles possible and stays unclogged with minimal maintenance has led to the development of some promising new technologies.

  • Neptune-Benson Acquires Lawson Aquatics

    Neptune-Benson, a manufacturer of commercial pool filtration systems has announced the acquisition of Lawson Aquatics, a maker of main drain and rim-flow system components

  • Which Filter is the Best

    When I was teaching filtration at technical schools and seminars throughout the country, I kept hearing the same question: “Which type of filter is best?” Attendees were not asking which manufacturer made the best filter, but rather which of t

  • It’s Cleanup Time

    Keeping the pool clean is a dirty job, which is why to clear dirt and debris effectively, pool filters need periodic cleanings themselves.

  • Set in Place

    It’s that time. The pool or spa filter has done a dutiful job, but it’s run its course and now must be replaced.

  • It’s Clean Up Time

    Keeping the pool clean is a dirty job, which is why to clear dirt and debris effectively, pool filters need periodic cleanings themselves.

  • The Pressure’s On

    All swimming pool filters are equipped with pressure gauges that measure the pressure within the filter in pounds per square inch.

  • Figuring Out Fiber

    Cellulose fiber is gaining popularity as a filtration media for use in septum-type (D.E.) filters, and as a filter aid in cartridge and sand filters.

  • Trapping the Enemy

    Properly maintained sand filters do a fine job of keeping swimming pool water free of much of the undesirable bits and pieces that become suspended in it during normal use.

  • Filter science

    Since water is hydraulic, it does not compress and cannot store energy.