A pool filter is one of the numerous pool upkeep
There are two parts of a pool filter working together to make a highly effective entrapment of particles and making the clean water. These are the the filter itself and the motor and the pump. The pump and the motor allows the water to come in and then pushes it back to pass by the filter which will perform the filtration process. The pool filter consists of either of these three; diatomaceous material, a cartridge or sand. With the sand filter, the water is moved through a sand filter from the top leaving behind unclean water on it and passes through lateral tubes that withdraw water to the bottom resulting in clean water. In case the filter becomes clogged up due to dirt that accumulated on it, the pressure of water running out of the tubes reduces, hence, the filter will be washed with a reverse approach and dirt is thrown out in an allotted area or container in which it would normally dry out and mix with the ground. In case the sand becomes really unclean due to constant usage, it should be disposed and should be replaced. For the cartridge type of pool filter, the water passes through a filter which captures the filthy debris. Cartridges are much better to use when compared to sand because it is bigger in capacity to hold the dirt while the sand could easily clog up and must be replaced. Cartridges last for years depending upon the sort of fiber materials used, thus, lesser pressure is applied by the pump and then more flow is visible in the bottom. This kind of filter in addition limits you to touch them regularly just like sand. Another type of pool filter is the diatomaceous earth (diatomite) or the water polisher. It is a soft and porous rock that has several industrial uses such as in filtration. These are obtained by mining and according to the experts these are the fossilized exoskeletons of very small diatoms that are a group of algae. They're very small and could filter the tiny particles. They are backwashed similar to sand but require higher pressure as compared to cartridge pool filter. Shopping for a pool filter will be based upon the capacity of your swimming pool but a bigger pool filter which is bigger than the swimming pool's capacity is more desired for effective and fast cleaning of your pool.