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Overview

Cartridge Style Filter

The highest water clarity with the lowest amount of fuss. Quad D.E. filter combines the finest filtration available for the most sparkling clear water with the convenience and easy cleaning features usually found only in a cartridge filter. Four easily-accessible and removable D.E. cartridges simplify maintenance and save time.


  • Four large-capacity cartridges provide maximum filter surface area for greater dirt-trapping capacity and longer periods between cleanings
  • Unique internal flow path ensures optimum filtration and backwashing efficiency
  • Chemical resistant, fiberglass-reinforced polypropylene tank for exceptional strength and long life
  • Easily removable cartridge elements make maintenance fast and easy
  • Water flows through the Quad D.E. Cartridge Style Filters so efficiently that your pump will use less energy

Note: Operating Limits – maximum continual operating pressure of 50 psi. Pool/spa (bather) applications, maximum operating water temperature (internal filter) 104°F (40°C).

Product Features

Product Components

  • OneFiberglass-reinforced polypropylene tank for long life—will not corrode
  • Two2” plumbing connections for maximum flow
  • Three1 ½” drain for easy and efficient cleanout and 100% draining

Four-Cartridge Design

The Quad DE filter’s four large-capacity cartridges provide maximum filter surface area for greater dirt-trapping capacity. When water passes through these cartridges, microscopic impurities like dirt, algae and some forms of bacteria are filtered out, giving you water that really sparkles.

Particle Filtration Comparison

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D.E. Filter

Less than 5 Microns

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Cartridge Filter

10-30 Microns

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Sand Filter

20-100 Microns

Simple and Easy Cleaning

Cleaning the Quad D.E. filter couldn’t be easier. You have three options: backwash and recharge like a traditional D.E. filter, remove and rinse off the cartridges, or simply remove the lid, leave the cartridges in place, open the drain plug and rinse.

Product Resources

QUAD D.E. FILTERS
Turnover Capacity (In Gallons)
Product Model Effective Filtration Area (Sq Ft) Flow Rate (GPM) 8 Hour 10 Hour 12 hour D.E. Required (Lbs) Carton Qty Carton Wt (Lbs)
188592 Quad D.E. 60 60 120 57,600 72,000 86,400 6 1 60
188593 Quad D.E. 80 80 160 76,800 96,000 115,200 8 1 69
188594 Quad D.E. 100 100 160 76,800 96,000 115,200 10 1 78
QUAD D.E. VALVE Options(1)
Product Model Carton Qty. Carton Wt. (Lbs.)
261173 1-1/2 in. MPV, for Trion and Quad D.E. filters (SM10-3) 1 3
263079 2 in. PVC Slide valve w/o plumbing , for D.E. and Sand filters 1 7
261049 2 in. HiFlow valve, no plumbing 1 11
261050 2 in. HiFlow w/ plumbing, for Trition and Quad D.E. filters 1 10
261055 2 in. MPV, for Triton and Quad D.E. filters 1 5
263064 Push pull valve, 7-1/2 in. Center, Almond PVC 1 4
270100 Union Kit, 2 in. I.D. (For no valve assembly) 1 1
274426 Adapter Kit, 2-1/2 in. x 2 in. 1 1
263080 Valve for D.E., inlet port on bottom, Pentair 2 in. unions glued on XF Valve 1 12
  • 1: Valves must be purchased separately.
ACCESSORIES
Product Description Approx. Ship.Weight (lbs)
261173 1-1/2 in. MPV, for sand filters (SM 10-3) 3 lbs
261047 2 in. PVC Slide valve w/o plumbing, for D.E. & sand filters 7 lbs
261049 2 in. HiFlow valve, no plumbing 11 lbs
261050 2 in. HiFlow w/plumbing, for sand filters 10 lbs
261055 2 in. MPV, for sand filters (SM 20-3) 5 lbs
263064 Push pull valve, 7.5 in. Center 4 lbs
270100 Adaptor kit (for no valve assembly)
263051 Push pull valve, 7.5 in. Center

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