Katadyn KFT Expedition Filter

5017-971
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Katadyn KFT Expedition Filter

5017-971
  • Available prices $2020.00
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Description

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This filter is made of tough stainless steel and sized for high-usage, high-capacity expeditions. Perfect for large groups such as base camps, outfitters, and relief organizations.

  • Removes particles, cysts, and parasites 0.2 microns or larger.
  • Filter element is silver impregnated ceramic, which prevents bacteria and protozoa growth.
  • Includes prefilter and carrying bag.
  • 5.2kg – pumps 4L per minute.

Tech specs

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Weight 5.2kg
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 4L/min
Dimensions 58 x 20cm
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.

100000L
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