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FIBALON® replaces the sand or cartridge of your pool filter

Recommended retail price 2024 starting from :
80 €
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80 € Including VAT
Ref. Abatik 020107
Ref. Provider FIBALON BAG
FIBALON 350 g filtering medium
FIBALON® replaces sand, filter cartridge, diatomaceous earth filter recharge...
FIBALON® is the new filtering media, light and performant!
Ecological, economic and resistant,
Ideal for all types of pools
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FIBALON 350 g filtering medium
Ref. Abatik 020107 Ref. Provider FIBALON BAG
EUR 80
80 €
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Fibalon recharge for 400 diameter sand filter
Ref. Abatik 020319 Ref. Provider FIB-400
EUR 110
110 €
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Fibalon recharge for 500 diametre sand filter
Ref. Abatik 020320 Ref. Provider FIB-500
EUR 189
189 €
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Fibalon recharge for 600 diameter sand filter
Ref. Abatik 020321 Ref. Provider FIB-600
EUR 265
265 €
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Fibalon recharge for 750 diameter sand filter
Ref. Abatik 020322 Ref. Provider FIB-750
EUR 459
459 €
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Fibalon recharge for 900 diameter sand filter
Ref. Abatik 020323 Ref. Provider FIB-900
EUR 839
839 €
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FIBALON difussion cage
Ref. Abatik 021636 Ref. Provider BACKWASH-GRID
EUR 35
35 €
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FIBALON COMPACT filtering media 35 g
Ref. Abatik 021635 Ref. Provider FIBALON BAG
EUR 59
59 €
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FIBALON® in detail

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FIBALON® en detail

Fibalon ball
German engineering brings us FIBALON® - Innovating filtering media designed for spa and pool water.

The role of FIBALON® is to replace traditional filtering substance such as sand, a cartridge or other media.

FIBALON® requires no specific installation: it is simple, practical and efficient!

FIBALON® polymer fibres are treated to the core using phosphate glass silver, a powerful biocide that reacts against the colonisation and proliferation of microorganisms.

This procedure has been used for many years in the medical field to react against bacterial spread.

Its structure has a reduced, lightweight volume.
FIBALON® is easily transported and installed, facilitates maintenance operations (replacing filtering media, cleaning...): 350 grammes of FIBALON® is the equivalent to 25 kilos of sand !

FIBALON® fibres are made from a new patented technology, characterised by a cylindrical shape.
The core of the FIBALON® spheres is denser than the surrounding matter.
This procedure coupled with DYFIX® fixating technology that provides:

- an optimisation of the filtering media surface.
- Fine particle filtration (10µm)
- Captures 98,5% of particles
Fibalon new technology

FIBALON® Compact replaces traditional pool cartridge filter

Compatible with the vast majority of above ground pools and spas that use a cartridge filtration system.

Very resistant and economical.

This new filtration media proves to be ecological as it can be recycled, guaranteeing a filtration capacity of up to 8 microns.

One 35 gram packet of FIBALON® compact V 1.400 replaces a 4-inch cartridge.
Fibalon Compact replaces the cartridge filter for above ground pools and spas

Advantages when using FIBALON®

No friction loss

Because of its particular shape and composition, there is no friction loss when using Fibalon. Sand presents a risk of clogging, FIBALON® remains unchanged throughout its utilisation.


Composed of polyester fibres, FIBALON® is very lightweight. Environ 75 kg of sand is needed to recharge a medium sized filter. This quantity can be replaced by 3 bags of FIBALON® weighing just a little over 1kg...

Water and electricity savings

The use of FIBALON® can result in 40 % of energy savings.

Reduction of backwash frequency

A sand filter requires frequent backwash cycles. This procedure has a high energy and water consumption. The use of FIBALON® reduces the frequency of backwash maintenance.

Better filtration without impeding water flow

Using sand as a filtration media creates significant pressure in the filter circuit (around 200mBar). The use of FIBALON® represents only a slight pressure gain: around 20 mbar (measured before and after filter).

FIBALON® reduces wear and tear on annexe parts (Less wear and tear = fewer repairs)


The fibrous composition of FIBALON® offers a capacity of around 10 microns in comparison to sand (20 microns).


FIBALON® enjoys a long lifespan of at least 3-4 years. Coupled with a DYFIX® absorbing system, the shape and structure of FIBALON® conserve filtration properties and efficiency. The spheres are therefore not compressed by water pressure.
Light and compact, FIBALON® can be easily manipulated.

Resistant to frost

FIBALON® is not harmed by frost, resists heat (up to 95°C) and climatic changes.

Energetically efficient

The ratio of energy used when filtering with FIBALON® and energetic consumption of the filter is very performant, in the order of 95%.

Particle capture

Laboratory tests show FIBALON® captures up to 98,5% of particles present in your filter.


FIBALON® is made from polyester fibres that resist to an aquatic environment. The ball filter shape remains unaltered and does not clog.

Flocculant no longer required

The high selectivity rate of FIBALON® captures even fine particles (up to 10 microns) avoiding flocculant use.

Chemicaly resistant

The structural composition of FIBALON® (100% polyester) ensures high resistance to chemical products.
Easy to maintain
Easy to recharge

The FIBALON® is compatible with all "Top" filters. If you use a "Side" filter, you need to fit a "diffuser cage" at the top of the filter diffuser. The "cage" avoids the filter diffuser blocking with FIBALON® when using the backwash cycle.

FIBALON® diffusion cage

Offers quality and security

FIBALON® is a safe material for pool users. The fibres used in the composition of FIBALON® meet ÖkoTex-Standard® 100, controlling system of raw textile products. The polyester used in FiBALON® contains antimony in the heart of its fibres, but not on surface fibres. During effectuated tests in an acidic solution resulted in 1 kg of fibres contained 1.4 mg of antimony. this level is well below the norm which indicates a maximum of 5g.

The polyester used is sourced from recycled bottles, a high-quality raw material combined with other superior quality secondary materials.

How do I replace the sand from my filter?

1 - Unplug the filter from the power supply

2 - Open the filter following its manufacturer's instructions

3 - Remove the original filtering media from the filter

4 - Fill the filter with FIBALON® without compressing the balls

5 - Close the filter following its manufacturer's instructions

6 - Plug in the pump

Installation is complete
Installation FIBALON®

FIBALON® in situ
FIBALON® replaces your original filtering media. Original equipment remains unchanged : pre-filters, valves...

Easy to use, FIBALON® is fast to put into place, replacing the existing filtering media efficiently and easily.

For sand filters, just fill with FIBALON® to the same level as the sand would be : 350 grammes of FIBALON® is equivalent to 25kg of sand.

The fine particles of sand left after installing FIBALON® (that filters up to 10 microns) do not require a full clean. FIBALON® will capture this residue.
(however, for optimal use clean all washers and O-rings to evacuate remaining residue)

Comparision of sand filter recharge and FIBALON®

Which quantity of FIBALON® do I need to replace sand from my filter?

Diameter of sand filterSandFIBALON®
410mm45kg0.7kg or 2 bags
500mm100kg1,4kg or 4 bags
600mm150kg2,1kg or 6 bags
750mm300kg4,2kg or 12 bags
900mm550kg7,7kg or 22 bags

FIBALON® adapts to all types of filters

The fibre of the polymer in a cylindrical shape creates a homogeneous, filtrating layer compatible with all tank types. These balls, greater in density than water, do not float, are not subject to water pressure and keep their original shape.

Compare FIBALON® with other filtering media



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Friction lossModerateModerateModerateModerateLOW
Waste eliminationConstraintConstraintModerateConstraintEASY
Anti-algaeNot efficientEfficientNot efficientNot efficientVERY EFFICIENT
Filtering capacity40µm40µm25µm25µm10µm
Lifespan3 - 5 years3-4 years3 months1 year3-4 YEARS
Resistant to frostYesYesYesNoYES
Energetically efficient60%50%35%40%95%
Particle capture capacity54%85%90%95%98,5%
Manual backwashYesYesImpossibleImpossibleYES
Agglutinating factorYesNoYesNoNO
Need of flocculantYesYesYesNoNO
Chemical resistanceHighHighModerateModerateHIGH


100% Polyester
Sky blue
30 kg/m3

Warning concerning automatic backwash
Because of the low pressure in tank when using FIBALON®, an automatic backwash valve is unadapted. It is preferable to use a manual backwash cycle.

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