MSR Thru-Link In-Line Microfilter 6008-269
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MSR Thru-Link In-Line Microfilter

6008-269
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Description

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Delicious, clean water for those on the go. The Thru-Link high-flow filter system connects to your reservoir hose, so you just dip, drink and get back on the trail. Two-stage filtration gives you safe and taste-free water on demand, and the pump-free design can be used in a gravity system at basecamp.

  • Fast-flow hollow fibre technology uses polymer fibres remove particulate and pathogens.
  • Activated carbon reduces chemicals and tastes.
  • Quick-connect adapter can connect to any hydration reservoir system.
  • Nominal 1000L filter life is for clear water.

Tech specs

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Weight 70g
Ideal for
  • Camping and hiking
  • Backpacking
  • Trail running
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 1.5L/min
Dimensions 19 x 4.2cm
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.

0.2microns
Effective against protozoa

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

Yes
Effective against viruses

Most viruses are in the 0.1 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