Zelbrite vs Sand Filter vs Diatomaceous Earth

Choose Zelbrite - The Best Filtration Medium

Your pool filtration system is arguably the most critical component of your pool - after all, it is the part that keeps your pool clean.

Shouldn't you have the best available?

  Zelbrite Sand Filter Diatomaceous Earth
Media "Zelbrite" used continuously for many years Sand used continuously for many years Diatomaceous Earth replaced after every backwash
Filtration Efficiency Excellent Good Excellent
Filters To 2-3 microns 15 microns 5 microns
Multiple Mechanisms Yes No No
Removes Ammonia Yes No No
Reduces Chloramines Yes No No
Convenience Excellent
Simple backwash
Excellent
Simple backwash
Not so convenient Backwash to also remove unused DE
Operating Cost Low as virtually permanent medium * Low as virtually permanent medium Medium, requires regular replacement of DE
*Additional operating advantages of
Less backwashing (water saving approx 30%)
Less power
Less pool chemicals

But what about glass?

Some say that glass filter media is even better than Zelbrite.
Find out what a recent scientific study has to say »

 

Zelbrite:  the superior pool filtration media with the performance of Diatomaceous Earth (or better), but the convenience of a sand filter.
 


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