Pentek ECP20-10 Video Transcript

Hey everyone, Aquaman here with Today we’re looking at the Pentek ECP20-10. This is an industry standard size cartridge approximately 10 inches long by 2 ½ inches in diameter, which means it’s going to fit into a vast array of industry standard size filter housings, like for example, the popular Pentek 158642 that you see here. Now, the ECP20-10 is a 20 micron, pleated cellulose sediment filter. At 20 microns, the pores are just slightly smaller than a speck of milled flour, making it sort of a middle of the road choice for your sediment filtration. It could serve as a pre-filter, but if you know that your sediment is not extremely fine it may be the only filter that you need. Now, pleated cellulose is only appropriate for treated water; water that’s been ozonated, uv’ed, chlorinated or that you’re otherwise confident does not have microorganisms living and growing in it, because this media is not bacteriostatic and microorganisms can live and grow on it, and obviously that would be bad. Now, determining filter life is very difficult, because it’s going to depend on your unique circumstances. I would love to sit here and tell you this filter will last for ‘x’ number of gallons, but if I did that I’d be lying to you. It’s going to depend on your unique circumstances. Someone with a heavy load of sediment and using a great deal of water, is certainly going to go through this cartridge much faster than someone with a low level of sediment and not using that much water. So you are going to simply need to install it in your circumstances and learn from experience approximately how long or how many gallons it’s good for. Again, this is the Pentek ECP20-10, and I’m your host Aquaman with Thanks for watching. 

See detailed specifications and purchase the Pentek ECP20-10 here.