Dual pumping modes. Removes particles. Activated carbon reduces chemicals. Suitable for backpacking Glass fiber filter. Produces up to 2 quarts per minute in fast flow mode. Adapter base attaches directly to water bottles or an output hose. Efficient and simple to use.
Clogs relatively easily – be sure to pack the included cleaning pad in case the filter needs attention when hiking.
Filtration to 0.01 microns. Triple filtration removes viruses, bacteria and parasites as well as heavy metal taste and chemicals. Flow rate of 500 ml per minute. Comes with all internal filters and tubing, detachable cup, and travel bag. Extremely effective. Great for one person.
Slower to filter than other units.
0.1 Micron absolute hollow fiber membrane inline filter. Attaches to included drinking pouch and other bottles. Use the straw to drink directly from source. Removes 99.9% of bacteria, protozoa. Includes 16 oz. reusable squeeze pouch, 7" drinking straw, and cleaning plunger. Lightweight and highly portable.
Over-tightening the filters onto bottles or pouches can cause the gaskets to fail.
Provides 264 gallons of safe drinking water without using chemicals or iodine. Removes 99.9% of bacteria and protozoa. No shelf life, so it can be stored indefinitely even after use. Through suction, only clean water passes through LifeStraw's pores. Great for drinking from streams and lakes. Small and lightweight. Either drink directly from water source or fill up a bottle and drink from the bottle.
Takes a good bit of suction to get started and keep flowing. Be sure to submerge it so fibers can soak through before sucking.
Meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of 99.9% of bacteria and protozoa. Delivers clean taste and odor-free water. Pumps at a rate of 1 liter per minute. Compatible with many wide mouth water bottles and hydration bladders. One replaceable filter cartridge treats up to 2,000 liters of water.
Not effective against viruses. If pumping slows down, give the filter element a light scrub.
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