a device that clears fine particulate matter from water, using diatomaceous earth as media.
Filters which use a diatomic filter media. Diatoms are small single celled protists which have silica shells.
Mechanical filters which use diatomaceous earth as a filter medium to remove very fine particles from the water.
A Filter which employs the use of diatom powder (the skeletal remains of diatoms). Used to ‘polish' the water by filtering out particles as small as 1 micron.
A mechanical filter that uses diatomaceous earth to remove fine particles from the water.
This purely mechanical filter uses diatomaceous earth to remove very fine particles from the water. They clog quickly and are only used occasionally as water polishers rather than continuously.