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DGD-5005 Pentek Whole House Filter Replacement Cartridge

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Fits Pentek Big Blue and other heavy-duty filter housings

Availability: In stock



The PENTEK-DGD-5005 heavy duty filter cartridge is manufactured from 100% pure polypropylene and is sized for use in Big Blue and other heavy-duty filter housings. The DGD-5005 cartridge uses a performance enhancing dual-gradient density filtration to achieve up to three times the dirt-holding capacity of similar size sediment cartridges. The increased depth of the filter media provides for very high particulate reduction efficiencies and makes it an excellent choice for all residential, rural, municipal and commercial applications.
  • Dual-Gradient Density (DGD) offers a 50 micron pre-filter and 5 micron post-filter in one cartridge
  • Effective filter depth is increased to a full 233% of standard spun-polypropylene or string-wound filters
  • Spun fibers form a true gradient density from outer to inner surfaces
  • Manufactured from pure 100% polypropylene
  • Genuine OEM Product
  • User Guide for PENTEK-DGD-5005


Package Qty 1
Used In Brands Pentek
Manufacturer's Id DGD-5005
UPC 051678357439
Advertised Size (in) 10 x 4-1/2
Actual Size (in) 10 inches (length) x 4 1/2 inches (outside diameter)
Actual Size (cm) 25.4 x 11.43
Media Dual-Gradient Density Spun Polypropylene
Primary Filter Media Bonded Polypropylene
Filter Life (months) 6
Micron Rating (Nominal) 5
Operating Temperature (°F) 40 - 145
Operating Temperature (°C) 4.4 - 62.8
Flow Rate (gpm) 10
Flow Rate (lpm) 37.854


Reduces the following contaminants:
  • The PENTEK-DGD-5005 does not reduce fluoride.


The PENTEK-DGD-5005 is comparable with the following part numbers

155357-43 355217-43
DGD-5005 PENTEK-DGD-5005
WDGD-5005 WDGD 5005

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I have used this filter since it came on the market. Review by BILL
I am well pleased with the PENTECK 5005 filter and the service from DISCOUNT FILTER. (Posted on 12/31/13)

Pros: Great Results

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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Good service Review by Well in Idaho
This is a repeat order. Will use them again. (Posted on 4/11/13)
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The best 5 micron filter I've used! Review by rambido
I have a lot of sediment in my well water. I have used many different types of 5 micron filters. This one (DGD-5005) is by far the best. First noticeable thing is the pressure is higher and stays up near peak till the end life of filter. The filter lasts twice as long as cellulose/poly filters. The (Posted on 12/17/12)
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Easy to order fair price Review by Denny
Water filters are always messy to change but very necessary. (Posted on 10/2/12)
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Good product Review by Jack-the Vac
I am using this filter cartridge for well waterhave good results does not cut the pressure down. Good quality product. (Posted on 6/21/11)
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