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Pentek Big Blue Filter Housing

Large filter housing for high-flow and heavy sediment applications
Reinforced polypropylene sump for strength and chemical resistance
Use with a 10″ x 4-1/2″ filter cartridge (sold separately)


This Pentek #10 Big Blue filter housing with pressure relief is suitable for high-drift and heavy sediment applications. The opaque blue sump is made of reinforced polypropylene for strength and resistance to chemicals, and the black cap is made of high-drift polypropylene (HFPP) for stiffness. The black cap has female National Pipe Thread Taper (NPT) threaded input and output connections and a nitrile butadiene rubber (Buna-N) O-ring to verify a watertight seal. A pressure relief button on the inlet side of the cap releases pressure in the housing for changing filter cartridges. The housing can be utilized with a 10” x 4-1/2” filter cartridge (sold one at a time). It has an initial pressure drop of 2 pounds per square inch (psi) at a drift rate of 15 gallons per minute (gpm), a maximum operating pressure of 100 psi, and a maximum operating temperature of 100 degrees F (37.8 degrees C). This filter housing meets National Sanitation Foundation/American National Standards Institute (NSF/ANSI) standard 42 for quality assurance, and is for use in quite a lot of high-drift applications, including residential drinking water filtration, food service, and irrigation, among others.SpecificationsFilter cartridge size (H x W) (sold one at a time)10 x 4-1/2 inches (254 x 114 mm)Initial pressure drop at 15 gpm2 psiMaximum temperature100 degrees F (37.8 degrees C)Maximum pressure100 psiMaximum dimensions (H x W)13-1/8 x 7-1/4 inches (333 x 184 mm)Materials and structural integrity certificationNSF/ANSI standard 42H is height, the vertical distance from lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; D is depth, the horizontal distance from front to back.Water filters remove undesirable particles, chemicals, and microorganisms from water by the use of a semipermeable barrier, adsorption, or biological processes. They are made of densely packed synthetic or natural fibers that trap suspended particles, materials that block microbes or adsorb unwanted chemicals, or substances that cause a chemical change, such as acid neutralization. For most residential, commercial, and industrial applications, water filters are manufactured in the form of replaceable cartridges that fit inside permanent housings. Filtration systems in most cases consist of a series of two or more types of filters, each designed to remove different contaminants. The performance of filters is measured by the minimum particle size that is blocked, the percentage of particles or microorganisms that are removed, the downstream concentration of unwanted chemicals, the maximum drift rate, and the amount of water that may be filtered before the filter should be replaced. Water filters are used in quite a lot of applications, including drinking water purification, swimming pools, industrial processes, and irrigation, among others.Pentair manufactures industrial, commercial, and residential water filtration components and systems. The company, founded in 1966 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, meets International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards 9001 and 14001 for quality assurance.
Large filter housing for high-drift and heavy sediment applications
Reinforced polypropylene sump for strength and chemical resistance
Use with a 10″ x 4-1/2″ filter cartridge (sold one at a time)
Pressure relief button for easier cartridge replacement
Initial pressure drop of 2 psi at a drift rate of 15 gpm

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150237, 150239, 150469


13-1-8" H x 7-1-4" W, 13-5-8" H x 7-1-4" W




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