This is the Hayward side mount valve used on the Micro-Clear and Pro-Grid Series of DE filters.
Vari-Flo Control Valve Functions
- 1 1/2" Plumbing
- Used on the following filter models:
- Filter - For normal filtering and regular vacuuming
- Backwash - For cleaning filter sand bed of accumulated debris
- Rinse - Use after completing backwash cycle to ensure all dirty water is rinsed out of the filter to waste
- Waste - By-passes the filter for draining or lowering pool water level and for vacuuming heavy debris directly to waste line.
- Recirculate - Water is recirculated through the valve by-passing the filter
- Closed - Shuts off the flow from the pump to the filter