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Swimming Pool Glass Filter Media

  • Glass filter media is a direct replacement for Silica Sand, requires 10% less media than sand and as it is made up of 100% recycled material is very environmentally friendly.

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Total Price: 34.99 (Including VAT at 20%)

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Swimming Pool Glass Filter Media
Detailed Description
Swimming Pool Glass Filter Media

Replacement for Silica Sand, requires 10% less media than sand.

Recycled material so environmentally friendlier.

Increasingly used in Commercial Swimming pools

Processed & Manufactured in the UK

Key Benefits include:

Improved Water clarity.

Negative surface charge removes particles as small as 5 microns.

Payback period can be less than 12 months due to less chemical demand and reduction in dumping heated and treated water.

Reduced filter contamination.

Actively resists bacterial contamination.

Longer lasting than sand, can easily last more than 5 years.

Easier to backwash so uses less water.

Note: When replacing sand with AFM use 25% - 30% Grade 3 Glass Media at the bottom and 70% - 75% Grade 1 Glass Media on top.

Filling Guide:

Always fill you filter 1/3 full of water before filling with any filter media, as this will help to lessen the impact of the media hitting the fragile laterals in the bottom of the filter. If you are using Grade 3 Glass Media at the bottom, ensure that the glass forms a level layer at the bottom of the filter first, and only just covers the laterals, if you over fill with Grade 3 glass media you will reduce the efficiency of your filter by reducing the depth & area of filtration available.

Approximate media fills for filter sizes

16" Diameter filter requires 50kg's of filter sand or 40kg's of Glass Media - recommend just fill with Grade 1
18" Diameter filter requires 75kg's of filter sand or 60kg's of Glass Media - initial 20kg Grade 3 fill then 40kg Grade 1
24" Diameter filter requires 125kg's of filter sand or 100kg's of Glass Media - initial 30kg Grade 3 fill then 70kg Grade 1
30" Diameter filter requires 200kg's of filter sand or 160kg's of Glass Media - initial 40kg Grade 3 fill then 120kg Grade 1
Stock & Delivery
This product is in stock at our warehouse and is ready for next working day delivery.

Delivery - Mainland UK
We currently achieve a next working day delivery rate of 98.5% on all stock orders placed before 3pm Monday to Friday. Please be aware that orders processed after 3pm on Thursdays will be processed and dispatched on Friday for Monday delivery. This does not include Bank Holidays, which are classed as non-working days. Should you require a Saturday delivery or have any other delivery enquiries, please email dispatch@ukpoolstore.co.uk who will respond to your request quickly.

Try to include your mobile phone number in the checkout area so that our delivery drivers can contact you should they need any further assistance or clarification in delivering your order.

Please ensure you leave detailed information if your delivery address is hard to find or a new housing development. If you know there is a possibility of missing the delivery, you can at the checkout stage leave instructions for the delivery driver to leave without signature and place your goods with a neighbour or in a discreet place out of sight for your later retrieval.

Please note some areas including Scotland (post codes KW,IV,HS), Isle of Wight, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man will need extra carriage.


If you are unable to thoroughly check your delivery upon receipt, sign for it as UNCHECKED. If the package is damaged in any way, no matter how small, please sign for it as DAMAGED. We CANNOT CLAIM from our carriers for any damaged items that have not been signed for as UNCHECKED or DAMAGED.

If you sign for a delivery as OK, which you later find to be damaged, our carriers WILL NOT accept liability and you may be charged for the damaged items, in this case a delivery charge for replacement items WILL be made.
Warranty & Returns
This Product has a 1 year warranty.

Should you require any further information, please email info@ukpoolstore.co.uk where we will respond to your request quickly.
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