Replace your filter sand with new eco-friendly FilterGlass!
Made from recycled glass, FilterGlass is an eco-friendly replacement for silica sand and zeolite. Filter Glass removes contaminants as small as 2 microns and is compatible with all sanitizers and clarifiers. And because Filter Glass is lighter than silica sand, 20% less Filter Glass is required. FilterGlass is available in 50 lb. boxes.
Crushed filtration glass media requires 20% less media than sand to fill your filter tank
Glass filtration media cleans better resulting in less energy usage and reduced pump operating costs
75% saving on back-wash water versus sand and 50% versus zeolite
Performs better than sand, studies show 2-5 micron versus sand at 50-100 micron
Excellent for iron and manganese removal at high flow rates (90 GPM)
Crushed glass is less likely to block or channel than silica sand
Coagulants and metal removers are compatible with glass media
Filters skin cells, blood cells, and 70% of all bacteria such as ecoli
Safer to use
Recycled crushed glass filter media contains no crystalline silica providing better lung protection when changing media
Crushed glass grains are smooth, amorphous particles with a higher attrition strength, and they do not permanently trap bacteria in cracks
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