Pentair Autotrol Valves Overview

Autotrol has a loyal water treatment professional customer base.  When dealers discuss Autotrol the comments include “battleship”, “workhorse” and “they don’t break”.  These extremely durable valves have a time honored operating platform.  Autotrol valves are for residential only and except for the Magnum, are not suitable for commercial service.

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Autotrol Valve Features

• Made in the USA (of foreign & domestic parts)
• Quality – rigorous water testing laboratories that mirror NSF International & Water Quality Association (WQA)
• Wide variety of sizes. Materials of construction & options

Autotrol 255 Control Valve

Applications – Residential Softener / Filter

• 255/740 Time Clock Model

• 255/760 Metered Model


• Time-tested Duraflow flapper provides frictionless sealing for longer service life
• Fiber-reinforced polymer valve body for superior strength and durability, non-corrosive, and UV-resistant
• Optical sensor for precision cycle positioning
• Designed with double backwash for reduced hardness leakage
• Fully adjustable 5 or 8 cycle control for efficient and reliable water treatment system
• Continuous service flow rate of 15.5 GPM with a backwash of 6 GPM
• Backwash capability accommodates softener tanks up to 14″ and filter up to 10″ GPM in diameter
• Designed for single or multiple tank systems
• Super capacitor for keeping time of day during power outage
• Environmental protective cover for water resistance, corrosion resistance, and UV stability
• Programming stored in memory and will not be lost due to power outages
• History data for valve performance

Autotrol 263 & 268 Control Valves “Performa”

Applications – Residential Filter (263) / Softener (268)

• 263/740 Time Clock Model
• 263/760 Metered Model
• 268/740 Time Clock Model
• 268/760 Metered Model


• Performa means performance – large 1″ ports for high-flow applications
• Valve quickly changes from softener to filter application in three easy steps
• Designed with fewer service parts than any valve of comparable function – longer life, shorter service calls
• Bypass attachment makes maintenance exceptionally fast

LOGIX 740/760

LOGIX is a simple electronic platform used with Autotrol Valves

Logix 740

• Simple time clock operation
• High efficiency regeneration sequence
• Filter or conditioner setting in one control
• Operates 255, 263 and 268 with one controller

Logix 760

• 28-day variable reserve
• High efficiency regeneration sequence
• Filter or conditioner setting in one control
• Automatic capacity calculations
• Operates 255, 263 and 268 with one controller