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afm®activated filter media

AFM® Activated Filter Media is a direct replacement for sand, doubling the performance of sandfilters without the need of additional investments in infrastructure. AFM® resists biofouling, biocoagulation and transient wormhole channeling of unfiltered water and outlasts all other filter media.

AFM®is a highly engineered product manufactured from a specific glass type, processed to obtain the optimum particle size and shape. It is then exposed to a 3-step activation process to become self-sterilizing and to acquire superior adsorption properties.

unique benefits

Fully prevents bacterial growth, biocoagulation and channeling in the filter bed
Provides exceptional water clarity: Certified 1 micron filtration (w/o flocculation)
Delivers stable filtration performance and outlasts all other filter media
Certified for pools, potable water use (NSF 50/61), food & drinks markets (HACCP)
Prevents the formation of harmful disinfection by-products (THMs, NCl3)
Significantly lowers chlorine oxidation demand
Attracts and removes heavy metals, organic matters and microplastics
Offers substantial water and energy savings thanks to shorter and slower backwashes

unique benefits

Fully prevents bacterial growth, biocoagulation and channeling in the filter bed
Provides exceptional water clarity filtering particles down to 1 micron (without flocculation)
Delivers stable filtration performance and outlasts all other filter media
Certified for pools (NSF 50) potable water use (NSF 61) food & drinks markets (HCAAP)
Prevents the formation of harmful disinfection byproducts (THMs, NCl3)
Significantly lowers chlorine oxidation demand
Attracts and removes heavy metals, organic matters and microplastics
Offers substantial water and energy savings thanks to shorter and slower backwashes

powerful features

  • self-sterilising

    Self-sterilizing surface

    Fully resistant to bacterial growth

    increased-area

    Increased surface area

    Superior mechanical filtration

    high-negative

    High negative surface charge

    Advanced adsorption of heavy metals

  • self-sterilising

    Self-sterilizing surface

    Fully resistant to bacterial growth

    increased-area

    Increased surface area

    Superior mechanical filtration

    hydrophobic-surface

    Hydrophobic surface

    Advanced adsoption of organic matters and microplastics

powerful features

  • self-sterilising
    Self-sterilizing surface

    Fully resistant to bacterial growth

    increased-area
    Increased surface area

    Superior mechanical filtration

    high-negative
    High negative surface charge

    Advanced adsorption of heavy metals

  • self-sterilising

    Self-sterilizing surface

    Fully resistant to bacterial growth

    increased-area

    Increased surface area

    Superior mechanical filtration

    hydrophobic-surface

    Hydrophobic surface

    Advanced adsoption of organic matters and microplastics

Learn more about AFM

Latest news

Friday, October 23, 2020
Our AFM® keeps getting better!! In October 2020 Dryden Aqua is launching a new AFM® ng “Grade 2” which will be used in a new layering configuration. This new layering will consist of using 50% AFM® ng Grade 1 and 50% AFM® ng Grade 2. With outstanding filtration performance, ideal bed expansion and lower pressure drop, AFM® is once again making a step closer to perfection! Click here to watch our AFM® Update video
Saturday, October 24, 2020
To download our new AFM® installation & commissioning manual for swimming pools on our website download section ! Click here
Monday, April 12, 2021
Our Dryden Pool Academy was a big success and we thank all participants for joining us live! You are now able to watch all our training sessions on our Dryden Aqua Youtube channel To download our pdf presentations, click the link here
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Dear DA-GEN user: We are pleased to inform you that with a view to improving access and connectivity services offered by our water treatment, measurement and control equipment, we will soon launch the new DA-GEN platform that will replace the current version. In order to continue using this free service, you will be guided through a new registration and data collection process. If you are unable to access your pool(s) on the DA-GEN App, please update the app.

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Contact us

Dryden Aqua Ltd
Production, Research & Development
Butlerfield Ind. Est Bonnyrigg
Edinburgh
EH19 3JQ
United Kingdom
Mail: info@drydenaqua.com
Phone: +44 1875 822222