Hayward Perflex D.E. Filters-Above Ground

Perflex Extended-Cycle D.E. filters provide crystal clear, sparkling water at an economical price. Proven over many years, Perflex has set the standard in swimming pool filtration by incorporating the patented Flex-TubeT design in combination with D.E. filter powder--the most efficient dirt remover known for pool filtration. The result is superior water clarity, extended filter cleaning cycles--and no back washing required.

The EC40 filter & filter system is a step above other filter systems in keeping your pool sparkling clean and crystal clear. The EC40 D.E. Pool Filter System with 1HP Matrix Pump provides superior service at cleaning your pool, removing particles as small as one micron the first time through. Hayward EC40 Filter System provides the deepest, most thorough clean, removing microscopic dust and pollen. The result is crystal clear, sparkling water at an economical price, combined with reliable energy savings over many years. The pump features an Energy-efficient, protected rear mounted switch, an integral drain plug for easy winterization of pump and a large strainer basket for maximum debris collection.

The EC40 uses D.E. (diatomaceous earth) filter powder -- the most efficient dirt remover known for swimming pool filtration combined with a Patented Flex-Tube™ system that efficiently reuses D.E. powder and dirt mixture to form fresh cleaning surfaces. The exclusive bump handle activates the Flex-Tubes, causing them to instantly purge themselves of dirt and powder. A combination diffuser and lower mixing chamber are specifically designed to produce a uniformed coating of D.E. on the Flex-Tubes.

The best part of this design is that uses the same D.E. filter powder over and over, you get longer intervals between cleanings which means lower maintenance and less time cleaning. It’s also uniquely designed to expel any air that may be present in the system through the filtered water returning to the pool. 

 

Hayward Perflex D.E. Pool Filter - Above Ground - EC-40 (Filter only)
Manuf#: EC40AC
Item#: E3000
$254.09
Qty.
Hayward Perflex D.E. Filter w/ 1hp Pump - Above Ground -EC-40 (System)
Manuf#: EC40C92STL
Item#: E3010
$517.64
Qty.

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Filter Features:

  • Captures all dirt, removing microscopic dust and pollen as small as one micron including algae!
  • Efficient one-pass cleaning power.
  • Easy access clamp assembly.
  • Patented flex-tube system efficiently reuses D.E. powder and dirt mixture to form fresh cleaning surfaces
  • Exclusive bump handle activates the flex-tubes, causing them to instantly purge themselves of dirt and powder
  • Uniquely designed to expel any air that may be present in the system through the filtered water returning to the pool
  • Combination diffuser and lower mixing chamber specifically designed to produce a uniformed coating of D.E. on the Flex-Tubes
  • Ball valve with union

Filter system also includes:

  • Pump-to-filter union connection provides simple installation and winterization.
  • 1.5” X 6’ hoses, adaptors, and clamps
  • Corrosion-proof, modular platform base accepts optional chlorine feeder
  • Heavy-duty, high performance motor with integrated automatic thermal overload protector for years of operation.
  • High quality Noryl® impeller with wide openings to prevent clogging by leaves and debris.
  • Heat-resistant, double-sized seal for long-lasting efficiency.
  • Integral drain plug for easy winterization of pump.
  • 1 Year warranty.
Specifications
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Perflex Extended-Cycle D.E. Filter - EC40 and EC50 Series Buying Guide

Model No. Pressure Ga. Deluxe 1 1/2"
Drain Valve
Built-In Check Valve Service/
Inspection Port
D.E.
Required
Dimensions Ctn.
Qty.
Ctn.
Weight
Width Height

EC40AC

+

+

+

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4 lbs

16"

26 1/2"

1

26 lbs

EC50AC

+

+

+

+

5 lbs

13 1/2"

31 3/8"

1

30 lbs

 

NOTE: EC40A Replacement Filter: EC40AC. EC50A replacement Filter: EC50AC.

Performance Data

Model No. Effective Filtration Area Public Design Flow Rate* Turnover (In Gallons)
8 Hours 10 Hours

EC40AC

20 ft.2

40 GPM

19,200

24,000

EC50ACM

25 ft.2

50 GPM

24,000

30,000

EC65A

27 ft.2

54 GPM

25,920

32,400

EC75A

40 ft.2

80 GPM

38,400

48,000

 

*Based on 2 GPM/ft.2 (maximum allowable NSF rating).


 

 

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Hayward Perflex Box Tour Video

Box Tour Video, aka unboxing, of the Hayward Perflex EC-40 pool filter

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