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FS-1-500ST Rusco Replacement Polyester Sediment Trapper Filter

Price $17.99 List Price Price $25.99 Save 30%
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500 mesh, 30 micron and built to fit a 1-inch pipe
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  • Installs quickly and easily
  • Reduces virtually all types of sediment for up to one full year!
  • Advertised size includes ball valve attachment
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The FS-1-500ST Rusco polyester sediment trapper filter is a genuine OE replacement part that helps keep the water throughout your home virtually sediment-free for up to one full year based on usage. An economical option, this filter may be cleaned and reused several times before it must be replaced. Easy to install, clean and maintain without the use of tools. Order the replacement FS-1-500ST Rusco polyester sediment trapper filter you need from us today!
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Used In BrandsRusco
Manufacturer's IdFS-1-500ST
Advertised Size (in)14-3/8 x 5
Actual Size (in)5-1/4 inches (length) x 1-1/4 inches (outside diameter)
Actual Size (cm)13.335 x 3.175
Mesh Size500
MediaPleated Polyester w/ Screen
Primary Filter MediaPleated Polyester
Micron Rating (Nominal)30
Operating Pressure (psi)0 - 150
Flow Rate (gpm)25
Flow Rate (lpm)94.6353
Fitting Size (inches)1 inch
Warranty Guarantee1 Year Warranty
Additional InformationInlet/Outlet Pipe Size: 1 inch

Reduced Contaminants

The RUSCO-FS-1-500ST reduces the following contaminants:

  • Dirt
  • Sand
  • Sediment
  • Silt


  1. After you have installed your Rusco system, you can simply turn the flush valve parallel with the system when you notice excessive buildup of sediment
  2. You should clean your filter screens every few months and replace them every 6-12 months depending on your water usage
  3. The primary method of cleaning the Rusco filter is purging separated solids through the flush valve while the filter is under system pressure (can be done manually with the flush valve or automated with the optional Automatic Flush Valve)
  4. The filter element may need to be removed and cleaned
  5. To remove the filter element turn off the water supply and drain water pressure
  6. Unscrew the clear cover and remove the filter element
  7. Wash off collected sediment by spraying with water
  8. Remove fine particles wedged in the screen with a soft brush
  9. Apply silicone grease to o-rings, if needed, and reassemble