The Watts 50 Micron Pleated 20" Sediment Filter Cartridge (Watts WPC50-20) is a 20"L x 2 3/4"D pleated water filter replacement cartridge used primarily in whole house water filter systems to reduce sediment as well as many contaminants such as dirt, turbidity, limescale, rust, sand, silt, and other common particulates and impurities. This Watts WPC50-20 pleated sediment water filter cartridge has a color coded yellow endcap to denote that it is a 50 Micron pleated filter cartridge.
The WPC50-20 pleated water filter uses advanced synthetic pleated polyester filtration technology for a larger filter surface area, longer cartridge life, higher flow rates, greater dirt holding capacity, lower pressure drop, and more efficient sediment filtration when compared to other sediment filters which use different types of filter media such as resin, melt blown, spun wound, string wound, etc. The 100% synthetic cellulose-free pleated polyester media does not contain binders or additives.
Watts 20" Pleated Sediment Filter Specifications (WPC50-20):
This Watts pleated filter is a compatible replacement sediment filter cartridge for similar 20" sediment filter brands of all types including Pentek filters, Ametek filters, Culligan filters, Whirlpool filters, US Filter filters, Ace filters, American Plumber filters, Bruner filters, Plymouth filters, Pentair filters, and other name brands. It will fit all whole house filter housings which use a 20" x 2.75" water filter replacement cartridge.
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