Aquaperl+ Perlite Filter Media – 4.5kg

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SKU: F-MED-AQP-4.5+
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Unique properties of Perlite Filter Aid include its jagged interlocking morphology and microscopic channels allowing efficient flowrates and water clarity. In comparison to D.E., Perlite has a higher solid and oil holding capacity and lower density allowing for uniform pre-coat thickness and deposition on element.
General Perlite Features:

  • Colour: White
  • Shape: Rounded/Angular
  • Bulk Density: 40-160kg/m3
  • Moisture Loss at 110°C: 0.5-2%
  • pH in water: 6-9
  • Combustibility: Non-combustible
  • MOH Hardness: 1-2
  • Sintering Temperature: 1260-1340°C
  • Fusion: 1260-1340°C
  • Water Holding Capacity: 220-325% by wt. 20-50% by vol.

AQUAPERL+ Specifications:

  • Flow Rate (Sec): 15-25
  • Bulk Density (kg/m3): 110-140
  • Wet Cake Density (kg/m3): 180-250
  • Permeability (Darcy): 2.04-3.41
  • Floats <%: <8
  • Average Particle Size (mm): 85
  • Median Particle Size (mm): 68
  • 90% of particles are less than (mm): 166