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The filter housing of my penair system cracked 180 degrees around the top portion 1 inch above the clamp...I was wondering if you knew why that might happen? My pressure normally runs between 20 and 30 PSI, but I do not know what the current head pressure was when it cracked since I need to replace the top cover and I haven't ran my system through yet. Also some useful infomation: I have an in floor cleaning system, it is a salt water system. Approximately 15,000 gal. The system runs approximately 8 hours a day. My pool is 5 years old as of June 2010. Any info/replacement parts would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Hard to say from here but if your filter is not big enough that will do it. If it is DE it should be at least 48 square feet. If cartridge it should be at least 500 sq. ft.

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