Katadyn Pocket Water Filter

4013-733
  • Available prices $435.00

Description

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This workhorse filter for extended travel or expedition use (proven over decades) has a round pump handle with a shock absorber for easier and more comfortable pumping. Supple outlet hose makes directing filtered water into bottles and bags easy.

  • Filters up to 1L / minute.
  • The 0.2 micron ceramic filter is effective against all protozoa, and most bacteria (including smaller ones such as campylobacter).
  • Silver impregnation minimizes internal bacterial growth.
  • Pressure fit intake and outlet hoses
  • Nominal filter element life of 50,000L.

Tech specs

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Weight 550g
Ideal for Camping and hiking
Filter type

Water can be treated using various types of filters, chemicals or non-chemical purification methods, or a combination. Filters on their own will not remove viruses as they are too small.

Ceramic depth filter
Output 1L/min
Dimensions 24 x 6cm
Cartridge life

The life of the filter cartridge is based on the quantity of water you can treat before the cartridge is no longer effective. This does not apply to battery operated or chemical filter systems.

50000L
Filter size

A 0.5 micron or smaller filters protozoa and some large bacteria; 0.2 micron or smaller filters smaller bacteria such as campylobacter.

0.2microns
Effective against protozoa

Protozoa are larger than one micron and include cryptosporidium and giardia.

Yes
Effective against viruses

Most viruses are in the 1.0 micron size range, but they can be as small as 0.002 microns.

No
Effective against particulate

Particulate consists of very small bits and pieces such as dirt or bugs.

Yes
Effective against bacteria

Bacteria can cause illnesses such as diarrhea and dysentery and are about 1.0 micron in size, although some can be as small as 0.2 microns.

Yes
Made in Switzerland