40 Gallon Big Foot Filter & Stand w/Pea Rock or Filter Matting
40 gallon Big Foot filter & stand for irrigation systems offers a choice of filter matting or pea rock. BeachGroomer products are your high quality irrigation solution for all of your lake lawn, lake maintenance and irrigation needs.
40 Gallon Big Foot Filter and Free Standing Powder Coated Stand. Should be used with 1 1/2 HP pump or less. Please make sure to select the “Filter Option” you want below.
40 Gallon Big Foot Filter Specifications:
Rated at 40 gallons per minute in clear water.
Made of PVC and plastic.
6″ outside screen and 2″ inside screen with 2″ suction connection.
6″ screen has approximately 680 1/4″ holes with total open area of 33.3 square inches.
2″ screen has 1/8″ slots with total open area of 20 square inches.
Filter matting or Pea Rock – Optional
Filter Options Pros and Cons:
Matting (Preferred Choice)
Pros: Does a superior job of filtering out any foreign matter that may clog sprinkler heads. Matting is easily cleaned or replaced. To be used in clean to moderately dirty water.
Cons: If pumping from dirty, algae filled, or drifting sediment water occasional cleaning may be required. Symptoms of a dirty or clogged filter are loss of pump pressure on your discharge . Example: sprinklers, hose nozzles, etc. Your pump is essentially water starved.
Pros: Does a good job of filtering foreign matter. Allows maximum water flow to the pump due to minimum resistance during pumping. Requires little if any cleaning during the pumping season. Cleaning requires dumping of the rock, cleaning the rock, and replacing rock.
Cons: This rock medium will allow enough foreign debris to clog small orifices on sprinkler such as rockers, sprayers, dippers, etc.
|40 Gallon Filter
With Filter Matting, With Pea Rock (+10lbs)