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This guide describes the steps required to install a Hayward sand filter. The picture at left shows the two major components of a typical sand filter: the Filter Tank and the Multiport Valve and piping assembly.
When installed, the valve sets on top of the tank and the vertical pipe the lateral assembly are inside the tank. Toggle Menu Cart Chat. Or give us a call atand we would be happy to take your order by phone. Guide. Print Guide. See All Steps. Step by Step. Step 1 Before starting the installation, you will need to purchase sand. Use only high rate No. An example is pictured at left. Check the manufacturer to determine the amount required.
This unit Hayward ST uses 3 50 lb bags of sand - lbs total. You can also purchase our superior to sand for our Sand Alternative.
Step 2 When installing the pool sand filter, you will connect it right after the pump. Pool water will come in through the pool pump, be filtered through the sand filter and released to the chlorinator before returning back to the pool. If you have a pool heater, the pool filter will release water to the heater before going to the chlorinator. Step 3 The pool filter should be installed on a level concrete slab not more than 6 feet above the pool water level.
Position the pool sand filter so that the piping connections, multiport valve and drain are convenient and accessible for operation and maintenance. Place the filter next to pump. Step 4 Before you connect the pool sand filter into the piping system, you have to assemble the Hayward pro series sand filter hook up. If the thre aren't prepared, wrap them with two layers of Teflon tape. Start in a clockwise direction at the first thread with a half-width overlap for the full length of the thread.
Be careful when screwing the gauge on. Use a wrench on the square nut on the final turns. Step 5 Make sure drain cap is securely in place. This will help protect the laterals. Step 7 Next you will be installing pipe and lateral assembly inside the tank.
Separate the valve from the pipe and lateral assembly. Also make sure the 10 laterals at the end of the pipe are rotated up. They have to be in their up position to fit through the hole in the top of the tank. These laterals are somewhat fragile. Ensure that none are cracked or broken. Place the pipe and lateral assembly inside the tank. Step 8 After the lateral assembly is inside, carefully rotate the 10 laterals 90 degrees in their down position.
Step 9 Make use the pipe is centered in the opening. Tape the top of the pipe to prevent sand from entering and clogging the laterals. Step 10 The sand filter package comes with a cardboard sand shield. Place this over the pipe and within the opening. Step 11 Pour sand carefully into the pool sand filter until laterals are fully covered.
For this unit 3 bags should leave at least 6" space between the top of the sand and the top of the filter. Level sand as you pour and make sure the center pipe remains centered in the opening. Be careful when leveling the sand that you do not lift the pipe and lateral assemble up off the bottom of the tank.
You will not be able to push the pipe back down without causing the laterals to rotate up. Step 13 Remove tape from top of pipe. Slip the Multiport control valve onto the central pipe - check the O-ring to ensure it is positioned correctly. Step 14 Install clamp around the tank and valve flange.
Loosely tighten clamp so that the valve can be rotated on the tank for final positioning. Step 15 The next step is to connect the "PUMP" port of the multiport valve to the discharge side of the pump. You will need to screw a straight thread adapter purchased at a hardware store into the "PUMP" port. To help seal this connection wrap two layers of Teflon tape the adapters.
Do not over tighten or you cause the t to fail. Step 17 Cut a short piece of pipe and glue it to the adapter. Make sure the pipe and inside of the adapter are clean. Gluing is a two-step process. First apply a thin but even coat of purple primer on each surface to be ed: the outside of the pipe and the inside of the adapter.
After the primer dries, apply a thin even coat of glue to both surfaces. Wait 30 seconds for the glue to set. Step 18 Glue on a union to facilitate future maintenance on the pool sand filter or pump. In years you will have to disconnect the multiport valve from the tank to change the filter sand. A union will save you from having to cut it out of the piping. Step 19 Screw another adapter into the discharge side of the pump then add piping and elbows required to connect the filter and pump ports.
In a basic system this connection will probably be to the Chlorinator. Also add a union to this line for future maintenance. Note: This picture does not show the water hose. Step 22 Tighten multiport valve flange clamp with a screwdriver. Tap around the clamp with the screwdriver handle as you are tightening the clamp to help seat the clamp properly. Place vinyl protector caps over the ends of the screws. Step 23 Your new pool sand filter should now be ready to operate. Make sure that your waste line is rolled out to where you want to dump the pool waste water.
Step 25 Prime and turn ON the pool pump. Be sure that you Hayward pro series sand filter hook up at least one suction Hayward pro series sand filter hook up all discharge lines open. Step 26 Run the pool pump for 2 minutes after you have a steady flow of water out the waste line after the pump is fully primed. This will flush all the impurities or fine sand particles out of the sand media.
Step 28 Turn the pump back ON and run until the water in the sight glass is clear. This should take no more than 1 minute. Step 30 Turn the pool pump ON. This is the normal operating mode for your filter. Note the pressure gauge reading. This is your clean sand filter pressure. As contaminates build up and clog your sand the pressure will climb. When it is psi above your clean filter reading, it's time again to backwash your filter. Add a Comment. Hayward pro series sand filter hook up seat without old ring! Can someone please help? I may not of followed all theses steps. Any suggestions??
If you followed these directions to replace a pool pump, then that may be the problem Reply. Common sense answered for me!!! When water fills from the side the Manual air release raises the tank level BUT when it fills from the top it does it on it own. So sorry! I had my Hayward S sand filter replaced with Rx radiant top mount.
Resembles The Hayward in your instructions! These instructions that care with the pump are awful but it, in a sense, says same thing.
The problem is, I cannot find the manual air release!!! The only other port besides from pump connection, to pool connection and the waste connection is where the pressure gauge goes! So how can I manually release air on a top mount filter? Sorry if this sounds stupid, I just want to make sure I do it right! I actually going to check instructions on a Hayward top mount since they are so similar. On the lateral at the bottom there is a clear hose looks like an airline with a plastic whit tip.
Im not sure where that goes or its fuction, as the directions say nothing about itHayward pro series sand filter hook up
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