FILTER MEDIA - ANTHRACITE

Used in Multi-Media filters. Due to its relatively medium density, it will remain above heavier media such as sand or Garnet providing an excellent pre-filtration layer.

Anthracite media is a graded crushed coal specifically selected for water treatment.

Density (lb/m³)
56
Bed depth (inch)
10-18 (in Multi-Media)
Service flow (GPM/ft2)
5-10
Mesh size
14x30 - 10x20
Backwash rate (GPM/ft2)
12-18
Effective Size (mm)
0.6-0.8 (#1)
0.85-0.95 (#1 1/2)