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Astral Standard Series Vertical Commercial Sand Filters Item: ASTRAL_VERTICAL_FILTERS

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Astral is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial pool products with state of the art technology. Their high-rate vertical commercial sand filters have been a staple in the swimming pool industry for the past 40 years on the worldwide market. The 36 inch sand bed produces superior water quality over horizontal filters with shallower sand beds. These filters have a standard working pressure of 50 psi and a test pressure of 75 psi.

All of the Astral Vertical Filters include a dual pressure gauge panel, winterization drain valve and an automatic air release valve. They also include an improved 1.5 inch 360 degree lateral design. Internal plumbing is constructed of 235 psi rated PVC piping. Sand removal is made easy with a large media drain and a faster start-up can be achieved with the 16 inch manhole cover.


  • 100% Corrosion Resistant
  • 36 inch of Media Bed Depth (24 inch for Short Series)
  • 15-Year Limited Warranty
  • Over 25,000 Installations Worldwide
  • Improved 1.5 inch Lateral Design
  • Automatic Air Release
  • Large Media Drain Port
  • 9 to 46 Square Feet of Surface Area (depending on model)

Manifold kits for Astral Vertical Filters are available in both 4 and 5-valve configurations. All manifolds are constructed from Schedule 80 PVC pipe and include Astral Butterfly Valves, EPDM seals, zinc-plated hardware, and all PVC fittings necessary for installations.

Filters are backed with a 15-year limited warranty on the tank shell, 3-year warranty for internal PVC components, and a lifetime warranty on laterals.

These unsurpassable filters range from 42 inches to 93 inches, flow rates up to 699 GPM. Please contact us for sizing and application assistance.

Multiport valves, standard and custom manifold systems available but sold separately. Sand and gravel required and sold separately.