Tier1 10 inch x 4.5 inch String Wound Sediment Water Filter (20 Micron)

Price $15.99
Availability: In Stock
Fits 10-inch Big Blue filter housings
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  • Universally sized to fit in most 10 x 4.5 Big Blue housings
  • Best cost effective filter on the market
  • Polypropylene cord
  • Can be used in a variety of applications
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The Tier1 10 inch x 4.5 inch string wound sediment water filter (20 Micron) is a cost-effective solution for the reduction of sand, silt, rust, dirt and scale particles. Tier1 cartridges are made from 100% polypropylene cord. Tier1 filter cartridges are suitable for residential as well as commercial applications. This Tier1 polypropylene string wound filter fits most 10-inch Big Blue Filter Housings and is suitable for both well and municipal water. The Tier1 string wound water filter should be changed when a decrease in pressure is noticed. A comparable product may be substituted. Not intended for use with water that is microbiologically unsafe.
Package Qty 1
Used In Brands Hydronix, Tier1
Manufacturer's Id SWC-45-1020
UPC 641945741773
Advertised Size (in) 10 x 4-1/2
Media String Wound Polypropylene
Primary Filter Media Polypropylene
Filter Life (months) 6 months
Micron Rating (Nominal) 20
Warranty Guarantee Unconditional Guarantee for Life of the Product

Reduced Contaminants

The TIER1-SWC-45-1020 reduces the following contaminants:

  • Dirt
  • Hard Scale
  • Rust and Corrosion
  • Sand
  • Silt


  1. Turn off water supply. Press red pressure-relief button (if present)
  2. Unscrew housing. Remove large o-ring, wipe clean and set aside
  3. Discard used filter cartridge. Wash housing with dish soap and warm water using a nonabrasive sponge or cloth. Rinse thoroughly
  4. Fill 1/3 with water. Add about 1 tablespoon of bleach and scrub to disinfect. Rinse thoroughly
  5. Lubricate o-ring with clean silicone grease. Change o-ring if any damage cuts or degradation are present. Insert o-ring in groove
  6. NOTE: This step is important to ensure a proper housing seal. Make certain the o-ring is seated level in the groove
  7. Insert new filter cartridge
  8. Screw housing onto the cap and hand-tighten. Do not over tighten. Make sure cap standpipe slips into cartridge
  9. Turn on water supply. Press pressure-relief button (if present). Check for leaks before leaving installation

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