25kg EGFM (Eco Glass Filter Media)

[SP499-3]    Pack size - Grade 3

£19.99

25kg EGFM (Eco Glass Filter Media)
As a guide:

Grade 1 is the equivalent of 16/30 filtration sand.
Grade 3 is the equivalent of pea gravel.

Eco Glass Filter Media (EGFM) is the environmentally friendly filter media and a viable alternative to silica sand; made from glass recycled in the UK, it doesn't involve intrusive mining and the use of scarce resources.

EGFM has the green credentials, and with its superior performance is also cost effective against sand.

Benefits of EGFM over Sand
  • More Efficient
  • Cleaner
  • Less dense therefore less is needed to fill the filter
  • Doesn't degrade
“The performance of recycled glass media was superior to sand, both for the amount of suspended solids removed and for the amount of influent treated; before a back wash cycle was required”
(Source: Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) 2006 Full Scale Trials of Recycled Glass as a Tertiary Filter Media for Wastewater Treatment)

For a more in-depth look at the benefits of EGFM please visit our Technical Downloads section.

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by Simon Lovely on 11/06/2016
I order my liquid chlorine on Friday afternoon and it arrived 08:30 the following Saturday. I still can't understand how this is possible. The chlorine container in its self is very substantial, this was then inside a sealed thick plastic bag which was inside a strong cardboard box. So the product was, not surprisingly, in good order when I received it via Yodle who's tracking system is second to none. With a service like that you can leave it to the last minute to order without fear of running out. Nice one, thanks.

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