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EP-20BB Pentek Replacement Filter Cartridge

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PENTEK-EP-20BB
Price $88.99 List Price Price $126.99 Save 29%
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Fits most Big Blue housings that accept 20-inch x 4.5-inch water filter cartridges
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  • 1Filter$88.99 
  • 6Filters Price $80.09 each
  • 12Filters Price $66.74 each
  • 5 Micron Carbon Briquette, combining the long filter life of carbon block with the dirt-hold capacity of carbon impregnated paper
  • High porosity design helps prevent plugging
  • Perfect for residential, food service, commercial and industrial applications
  • Manufactured entirely from FDA-compliant materials
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  • 5 Micron Carbon Briquette, combining the long filter life of carbon block with the dirt-hold capacity of carbon impregnated paper
  • High porosity design helps prevent plugging
  • Perfect for residential, food service, commercial and industrial applications
  • Manufactured entirely from FDA-compliant materials
Save $49.00 with a Tier1 Brand
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The Pentek EP-20BB Carbon Briquette water filter cartridge reduces the unappealing taste and odor of chlorine from your water. Its unique Endurawrap design is also highly effective at reducing dirt and debris in your water, without compromising the filter life through premature plugging from particulate matter. The EP-20BB is a great option for better drinking water in a 20-inch Big Blue whole house filter system delivering clean, crisp refreshment from your tap. The filter cartridge materials are tested and certified by NSF International to NSF/ANSI Standard 42.
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Used In BrandsAmetek, Culligan, Pentek, US Filter
Manufacturer's IdEP-20BB
UPC051678583432
Advertised Size (in)20 x 4-1/2
Actual Size (in)20 inches (length) x 4 5/8 inches (outside diameter)
Actual Size (cm)50.8 x 11.7475
Outside Diameter (inches)4.625
MediaBonded Powder-Activated Carbon
Primary Filter MediaActivated Carbon Block
Materials of ConstructionEnd Caps: Polypropylene, Netting: Polyethylene, Gaskets: Buna-N
Filter Life (gallons)40,000
Filter Life (liters)151,416.40
Filter Life (months)6 months
Micron Rating (Nominal)5
Operating Temperature (°F)40 - 180
Operating Temperature (°C)4.4 - 82.2
Flow Rate (gpm)4
Flow Rate (lpm)15.142
ColorWhite
Country of ManufactureUnited States
CertificationsNSF/ANSI Standard 42
IncludesOne Pentek EP-20BB 20 x 4.5 inch Carbon Block Water Filter
Primary Filter MediaCarbon Block

Reduced Contaminants

The PENTEK-EP-20BB reduces the following contaminants:

  • Bad Taste and Odor
  • Chlorine Taste & Odor 90%
  • Dirt
  • Sand
  • Sediment
  • Silt

The PENTEK-EP-20BB is comparable with the following part numbers

101-298 15-041-00
155583-03 155583-43
55898-03 854306-13
AP815-2 CFS215-2
DEV9108-45 EP-20BB
EV910503

User Guide

Instructions

  1. Turn off water supply. Press red pressure-relief button (if present).
  2. Unscrew housing. Remove large o-ring, wipe clean and set aside.
  3. Discard used filter cartridge. Wash housing with dish soap and warm water using a nonabrasive sponge or cloth. Rinse thoroughly.
  4. Fill 1/3 with water. Add about 1 tablespoon of bleach and scrub to disinfect. Rinse thoroughly.
  5. Lubricate o-ring with clean silicone grease. Change o-ring if any damage cuts or degradation are present. Insert o-ring in groove.
  6. NOTE: This step is important to ensure a proper housing seal. Make certain the o-ring is seated level in the groove.
  7. Insert new filter cartridge.
  8. Screw housing onto the cap and hand-tighten. Do not over tighten. Make sure cap standpipe slips into cartridge.
  9. Turn on water supply. Press pressure-relief button (if present). Check for leaks before leaving installation.