The cartridge filters are an alternative to the sand filter systems. Often pools are equipped with the purchase. Of course, the cartridge filters must also be designed for the amount of water they should handle and in which time. The system itself is smaller, and also works with a standard power connection.
In this case, a cartridge is inserted into the filter. This has a sieve by a paper surface, which is specially shaped. All dirt particles filtered out of the water attach themselves to this cartridge. If it no longer has a passage quality, performance drops and the cartridge needs to be replaced. This can be cleaned several times before it has to be replaced by a new one. There is a special cleaner available, which you can also buy, such as filters and cartridge replacement, Hammerkauf.
The cartridges are available in different sizes depending on the type of filter. When buying must therefore be paid to the correct name of the filter. Characteristics for the size are inside and outside diameter as well as height. The cartridges resemble rollers that are internally provided with a continuous hole. Because hereby they are locked in the pump.
The cartridge filters have a capacity of 2m³ per hour and are specially designed for a pool that has a rather low volume of water. They are easy to use and just need to be serviced by replacing and cleaning the cartridge. Backwashing as with sand filter systems is not required.