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FilterCLAY Filter Media

Multi-Functional Filter Media

FilterCLAY is a 100% pure, organic filter media. Clay that is finely ground into specific sized pellets (4-8mm) and baked at a temperature of 1200° C inside a rotary kiln. FilterCLAY does not contain artificial additives, pesticides or dyes and is a perfect filter media for a variety of applications.

Mechanical Filtration
FilterCLAY is a "fixed-bed" filter media, which means that the media bed is stationary during filtering. FilterCLAY's shape and various size provides efficient solid waste capture and water polishing. Additionally, FilterCLAY's weight/density initiates a more effective backwash by allowing the bed to expand, yet stay within the filter vessel as the water is flushed out of
the filter.

Biological Filtration
FilterCLAY's innovative production process results in a significant amount of surface area from the porous skin and core within each pellet. This surface area is far greater than any other filter media on the market today. FilterCLAY's porosity also offers a protective environment for nitrifying colonies of beneficial bacteria, and in-turn, optimal bio-filtration. These physical characteristics allow for quick nitrifying bacteria regeneration after cleaning.

FilterCLAY's Basic Properties

    FilterCLAY's Porous Characteristics
  • Material: Expanded Burnt Clay
  • Grain/Shape: Porous/Round
  • Particle Size: 4-8mm
  • Physical Properties:
    Particle Density Dry: 1080 +/- 50 kg/M³
    Bulk Density: 600 +/- 50 kg/M³

Other Properties

  • Optimal Surface Colonized Due to Porosity Level:
    Surface Area: 232 ft²/gallon
  • FC-1: 1.7 cubic ft/65-75 pound bag

FilterCLAY Filter Media

Model No. Description MSRP
FC-1 FilterCLAY Media (1.77 Cubic Foot Box) $140.40

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