Micro Z™ (Zeolite) Filter Media - 1 cuft - A7200
• Brand: Alamo
• MPN: A7200
• Media: Micro Z™ (Zeolite)
• CuFt / Bag: 1 Cuft
• Weight / CuFt: 55 lbs
Micro-Z is a high quality, granular, zeolite filter media that replaces conventional multimedia. It is produced from a unique mineral deposit having high surface area and porosity. The surface structure of Micro-Z features microscopic mineral projections that allow particulate matter to penetrate deeply into the bed. These properties make Micro Z an ideal filtration media.
Micro Z™ Media Features Benefits
• Higher Solids Loading Capabilities = Reduces back washing frequency and saves water
• Enhanced Filtration Performance = Finer filtration provides higher quality of water and reduces the load on downstream equipment
• High Service Flow Rate = Reduces new equipment costs and provides expansion opportunities for existing equipment
• Light Weight = Reduces shipping cost and easier to handle
• Lower Pressure Loss = Allows for higher flow rates
Physical Properties of Micro Z
• Color: Light Green
• Bulk Density: 55 lb/CuFt
• Specific Gravity: 2.2 gm/c
• Mesh Size: 14 x 40
• Uniform Coefficient: 1.9
• Harness: 4 (Mohs Scale)
Conditions for Operation of Micro Z
• Bed Depth: 36-48 Inches
• Freeboard: 50% of bed depth
• Service Flow Rate: 12 to 20 gpm
• Backwash Bed Expansion: 30% to 40%
NOTE: Allow Bed to Soak Overnight Before First Backwash
Why Use Micro Z vs Conventional Media? Micro Z - Nominal rating is 5 Micron with Load Capacity of 2.8 X
Sand - Normal rating is 20 Micron with Load Capacity of 1.0 X
Sand & Anthracite - Normal rating is 15 Micron with Load Capacity of 1.4 X
Multimedia - Normal rating is 12 Micron with Load Capacity of 1.6 X
Micro Z™ Loading Information
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