Standard 5 micron spun polypropylene sediment filter cartridge for GW5 and NSA 300H whole house filters. Can be used to replace any other 10″ prefilter. 

This filter removes dirt, rust, and sediment from the water before it goes into the carbon filter

Recommended replacement is every 3-6 months depending on water quality to ensure your whole house/whole system water filter is protected.

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If you have made the investment of a whole house water filter or whole system water filter, this 5 micron sediment prefilter will be installed to stop sand, sediment, rust and dirt from entering the system. This helps to protect your investment and aid in the performance of the water filter. Can be used to replace other brands. Standard 10″ water pre-filter.

It is recommended that this 5 micron sediment prefilter is changed every 3-6 months, depending on the water quality to maintain optimal performance of your water filter. Use this water filter as a pre-filter for some of our mains water filters.

It is important to note that even if your prefilter is not this dirty, it should be changed after 6 months to ensure optimal performance.

Key Features

  • 10″ wound polypropylene prefilter cartridge
  • 5 micron rating
  • Produced from polypropylene for a broad chemical compatibility


Filter Type Wound
Filter Length 10″
Micron Rating 5
Purpose Sediment Filtration
Filter Lifetime Every 3-6 months, depending on the water quality
Min. Water Temp 1°C / 34°F
Max. Water Temp 65°C / 149°F
Min. Working Pressure 0.5 bar / 7.5 psi
Max. Working Pressure 8.75 bar / 125 psi
Dimensions Metric – 250mm (l) x 73mm (dia)

Imperial – 10″ (l) x 2.87″ (dia)

Replacing a Glacier prefilter

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