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Thread: DE backwash cycle to rinse or filter?

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    Jul 2016
    Gainesville, FL

    DE backwash cycle to rinse or filter?

    we all know that during backwash process, you are supposed to switch between normal and reverse flow direction several times in order to get as much DE and dirt out as possible. My question is, can you switch between backwash and rinse positions, as opposed to switch between backwash and filter?
    I feel when I switch from backwash to filter, some dirt gets into the pool (clogs my polaris screen)
    Inground 28000 gal Concrete, Hayward Progrid DE filter 6020, US motors 1.5hp pump (3450rpm) , Polaris 360
    600 gal hot tub, Spa Vita, Nature2+MPS

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    Re: DE backwash cycle to rinse or filter?

    You can use rinse.
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