Modular D.E. Filters - SMD Series

System:3 Modular D.E. Filters SMD Series Eco Select

SMD Series Filters

Sta-Rite is proud to bring you the proven technology of System 3 Modular Media into the world of D.E. With it's perfectly balanced flow and integral manifold design, the System 3 Modular D.E. filter brings pool filtration to new heights. Available in 2 sizes, 60 and 72 sq. ft., System 3 Modular Media D.E. filtration will bring years of sparkling clear water to your pool or spa. For cleaning, simply remove filter lid and hose off in place. No more hassle of tearing down the grid assembly for cleaning and servicing. The balanced flow design allows for a constant D.E. cake on the entire module, assuring full optimization of the module and longer cycles between cleanings.


  • NSF listed
  • Typical Installations – Inground pools, inground hot tubs, and water features
  • Quality Construction – Durable two-piece tank housing constructed of Dura-Glas, Sta-Rite's industry leading glass-reinforced composite resin
  • Posi-Lok clamps provide easy access to tank internals
  • Modular Filter Tanks - allows for quick change of filter medias without changing the tank
  • Low Maintenance - Superior backwash capabilities means less manual cleaning of the grids
  • Dual Drain Plugs – Side plug assembly includes 1-1/2" NPT port for direct discharge plumbing
  • Sleek Looks – Contemporary style and matte black finish looks attractive in any pool setting
Notes: Operating Limits maximum continual operating pressure of 50 PSI.
Maximum operating water temperature (internal filter) 104F (40C).


  • NSF/ANSI Standard 50 Certified

Product Description Approx. Ship.
Weight (lbs)
25023-0160S 60 sq. ft. Replacement D.E. Element 20 lbs
25023-0172S 72 sq. ft. Replacement D.E. Element 21 lbs
PKG 188 Union x 2 in. Slip Adapter - Pkg. of 2 1 lbs
PKG 189 Union x 2 in. FPT Adapter - Pkg. of 2 1 lbs
23910-1100S System 3 Modular D.E. Conversion Kit (replacement element required; new valve may be required) 3 lbs
Turnover Capacity (Gallons) (Flow Rate x 60 x Hours)
Product Filter Area (Sq Ft) Flow Rated1 GPM (Sq Ft) 6 Hour 8 Hour 10 hour Tank Port Size D.E. Required (Lbs) Carton Wt (Lbs)
S7MD60 60 60 - 120 21 - 32,400 28 - 43,200 36 - 54,000 2 in. 9 115
S7MD72 72 72 - 144 25 - 38,880 34 - 51,800 43 - 64,800 2 in. 11 117
Product Description Carton Wt (Lbs)
18201-0300 ABS 6-Position Valve with Union Connections - 2 in. Port Valve 8
263053 VLV Push Pull, 7.81 in. center