Vapur MicroFilter Ultralight Water Filter 2.0

5036-529

Vapur MicroFilter Ultralight Water Filter 2.0

5036-529
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Description

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Don’t let treating water slow you down. Just fill this rugged, lightweight collapsible bottle from a creek or lake, then squeeze, suck and quench your thirst – no pumping, no waiting. The hollow tube microfilter strains out bacteria and protozoan cysts, and the whole kit stows compactly when not in use. Great for trail running, camping, travel or emergency preparedness kits.

  • Collapsible bottle holds 1L.
  • Removes up to 99.99999% of waterborne bacteria.
  • Removes up to 99.9% of waterborne protozoan cysts.
  • Not effective against viruses.
  • Hollow filter element treats approximately 500L, depending on water quality.
  • At the end of the filter's life, a mechanical stop closes to prevent failure.
  • Do not allow the cartridge to freeze after initial use.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Travel
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.

Hollow fibre technology
Output 0.5L/min
Dimensions 25 x 14.5cm
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.

500L
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 USA