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AFM® ng - a filter media 200% better than sand!

When deciding on filter media (sand or glass), you will want to consider the following: operating costs, safe water, clear water, healthy air and sustainability.

Unfortunately, current filter media don’t meet all the above desired characteristics and you would have to pick a filter media that would only meet one or two of these…..but not anymore!

BioGuard are the primary distributors of the next generation in Activated Filter Media (AFM® ng) – the most superior filtration media on the market, that achieves all of the above!

It might sound too good to be true, but here is the evidence to prove it:


Lowest operating costs
AFM® ng saves backwash water, reduces chlorine consumption, and reduces pool maintenance.

Safest water
AFM® ng is made from pure selected glass which is safe to touch, and won’t cut you. It is exposed to a patented 3-step activation process which makes the glass self-sterilising to prevent the transmission of bacteria. In fact, AFM® ng was developed by Marine Biologists who specialise in Aquarium and Water Treatment systems, and is certified to be as safe as swimming in drinking water! (NSF 50 & NSF 61)*

Healthiest air
AFM® ng prevents the formation of that harmful ‘chlorine smell’ (called trichloramines) so you can breathe easy.

Clearest water
With a certified 1-micron filtration rate (that is incredibly small!!), AFM® ng is certified to surpass the performance of any sand or other glass filter media in the world, to provide exceptional water clarity.

Most sustainable filtration
AFM® ng outlasts all other filter media – a guaranteed return on investment! It saves resources such as water, chemical usage, and energy, thanks to a more efficient and slower backwash.


So make the switch to AFM® ng today, which filters pool water 200% better than sand!

To discover more about this revolutionary product,  visit your local BioGuard Approved Retailer.


*NSF International is a global, USA-based, independent organisation, which facilitates the development of public health standards. NSF’s professional staff of engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists, and public health experts audit and certify products and services. The NSF mark assures consumers, retailers and regulators that certified products have been rigorously tested by a trusted independent certification organisation, to comply with all standard requirements.


NSF 50 – Certified Recreational Water Facility Products
NSF 61 – Certified Drinking Water System Components



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