Katadyn BeFree Microfilter with Hydrapak 1.0L 5057-943

Katadyn BeFree Microfilter with Hydrapak 1.0L

5057-943
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Description

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This on-the-go system combines a soft bottle and water filter. Just squeeze the BeFree Microfilter to get clean water to drink, and give it a shake or a swish to clean out the filter. When it's empty, it collapses to free up space in your pack.

  • BeFree™ 0.1 micron microfilter removes harmful bacteria and cysts.
  • Filter has a fast flow rate and is easy to clean without back-flushing or special tools.
  • Body is 0.4mm thermoplastic polyurethane.
  • Bottle capacity is 1L.
  • Materials are free of BPA and PVC.
  • Meets or exceeds FDA and EU regulations.
  • Do not allow the cartridge to freeze after initial use.

Tech specs

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Weight 63g
Ideal for Canoe tripping
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 1.8L/min
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.

1000L
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 Switzerland