Source Tube Kit & Sawyer Filter

5047-461
  • Available prices $45.00

Description

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Replace your hose and bite valve assembly with this one that has a Sawyer mini-filter attached. As you drink, water passes through the filter removing harmful bacteria and protozoa, making it ready to drink.

  • Hollow fiber technology removes bacteria and protozoa.
  • Simply backwash the filter in intervals to ensure maximum water flow.
  • Cartridge life is up to 378,000L, but varies depending on water quality and turbidity.

Tech specs

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Weight 145g
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.

Hollow fibre technology
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.

378000L
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.

0.1microns
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 Israel