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NSF-61 Certified Shur-Pak™ Glass Bead Filter Pack

Easier to install than traditional filter pack, Shur-Pak™ is stronger, chemically inert and are almost perfect spheres — virtually eliminating bridging during installation that can be an issue in traditional filter pack.

Shur-Pak Glass Beads are used as an upgrade from traditional filter packs for water wells. NSF-61 Certified Shur-Pak is easy to handle and can be sized and installed using similar methods and techniques.

Insights

Features and Benefits
Glass beads for filter packs in water wells provide:
  • Uniform and consistent bead size
  • Stronger crush strength than gravel
  • Simple to install and greatly reduces bridging
  • Less compaction over the well life
  • Faster development than gravel (40% - 60% reduction of time)
  • Higher well efficiency
  • Less loss of capacity from reduced bio-fouling and mineral scaling
  • Extended operation intervals between well rehabilitation
  • Easy to clean and chemical resistance
  • Available in 1 metric ton sacks and 25 kg bags
  • Reduced operational costs
  • NSF-61 Certified


Product

Description

US Mesh

Bead

Diameter

(in.)

Bead

Diameter

(mm)

Bulk Density

(lb. ft.3)

Shur-Pak 30-40

30 - 40

0.023 - 0.016

0.6 - 0.4

101.13

Shur-Pak 20-30

20 - 30

0.033 - 0.023

0.85 - 0.6

101.13

Shur-Pak 16-20

16 - 20

0.047 - 0.033

1.0 - 0.85

101.13

Shur-Pak 12-16

12 - 16

0.066 - 0.047

1.7 - 1.4

101.13

Shur-Pak 10-12

12 - 10

0.079 - 0.066

2.0 - 1.7

100.51

Shur-Pak 6-10

6 - 10

0.118 - 0.079

3.0 - 2.0

99.88

Shur-Pak 5-7

5 - 7

0.157 - 0.118

4.0 - 3.0

98.01


Chemical Composition

Composition

Percentage

Silicon Dioxide

SiO2

69.6%

Sodium Oxide

Na2O

13.3%

Calcium Oxide

CaO

10.9%

Magnesium Oxide

MgO

4.23%

Aluminum Oxide

Al2O3

1.17%

Chemical and Physical Properties

Parameter

Description

Physical Form

Solid, odorless, transparent, soda lime glass beads

Mean Roundness by Bead Diameter

>93%

Hardness

≥6.0-6.7 on Mohs scale

Melting point

1450 – 1500 deg C

Deformation temperature

580 – 650 deg C

Uniformity Coefficient

1.1 to < 1.45

Acidic Resistance

(according to DIN 12116)

S2 Acid Resistant

Specific Gravity

>2.45

Locations and Contact

North America

Aqseptence Group, Inc., New Brighton, MN

Sales and Manufacturing Location
1950 Old Hwy 8 NW,
New Brighton, MN 55112
USA

Tel: +1 651 636 3900

Fax: +1 651 638 3171

info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

North America

Aqseptence Group, Inc., Bakersfield, CA

Manufacturing Location
1901 E Brundage Ln,
Bakersfield, CA 93307
USA

Tel: +1 661 323 1525

Fax: +1 661 323 1606

info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

North America

Aqseptence Group, Inc., Forked River, NJ

Sales and Manufacturing Location
708 Challenger Way,
Forked River, NJ 08731
USA

Tel: +1 609 693 9434

Fax: +1 609 971 8708

info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

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Product inquiries for countries of installation outside of the locations listed below, please contact us via email. info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

Aqseptence Group, Inc., New Brighton, MN

Sales and Manufacturing Location
1950 Old Hwy 8 NW,
New Brighton, MN 55112
USA

Tel: +1 651 636 3900

Fax: +1 651 638 3171

info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

Aqseptence Group, Inc., Bakersfield, CA

Manufacturing Location
1901 E Brundage Ln,
Bakersfield, CA 93307
USA

Tel: +1 661 323 1525

Fax: +1 661 323 1606

info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

Aqseptence Group, Inc., Forked River, NJ

Sales and Manufacturing Location
708 Challenger Way,
Forked River, NJ 08731
USA

Tel: +1 609 693 9434

Fax: +1 609 971 8708

info.johnsonscreens.us@aqseptence.com

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