Family Water Filter
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The Family Water Filter is the perfect choice to deliver plenty of safe water for families or small groups as it will produce up to 2 litres (0.53 US gallons) of filtered water per minute.
Operation is so easy that small children and the elderly have no problem pumping the filter and that is in contrast to similar sized (ceramic cartridge) based water filters marketed for campers and hikers. As there are no ceramic cartridges in the Family Water Filter there is nothing to get clogged and no integral parts to replace.
(Spare seals are included)
The Family Water Filter automatically back flushes the internal filter mesh and since that is done during normal operation (with no need to disassemble) there is no danger of losing or damaging parts during the cleaning process.
YouTube video showing full operation, filtering and drinking water from very contaminated sources click HERE
SUMMARY OF FEATURES:
FLOW RATE: Up to 2 litres (0.53 US gallons) per minute / 120 litres (31.58 US gallons) per hour*
ULTRAFILTRATION FILTER CAPACITY: 200,000 litres / 52,632 US gallons*
OPERATING LIFE: >5 years*
BACTERIA RETENTION: >99.9999% (log 6)
VIRUS RETENTION: >99.9999% (log 6)
ELIMINATES PARASITES FROM WATER
What does log 6 reduction mean?
Scientists use a logarithmic scale. Log reduction stands for a 10-fold (or one decimal point) reduction in bacteria, meaning the number of live bacteria reduces by 90 percent for every step.Therefore a 6-log kill reduces the bacteria colony in water consisting of 1,000,000 bacteria to 1 bacterium after a 99.9999% reduction.
MWCO: (Molecular Weight Cut Off): 100,000 Daltons (equivalent to 0.01 microns)
US COMPLIANCE: EPA-US National Primary Drinking Water Regulations under the Safe Water Drinking Act 93-523
DRY WEIGHT: 1.2kg / 2.65 lbs
PACKAGED DIMENSIONS: 360mm x 150mm x 80mm (14.17" x 6" x 3.15")
MAINTENANCE: The Family Filter comes with a built-in grease reservoir (under blue cap near handle) and 3 x spare seals (inside top of handle)
PRESSURE CONTROL: 3.5 Bar security valve
WARRANTY: 1 year international limited
Detachable pre-filter gauze
120 microns mesh intake screen
Automatic cross flow cleaning
Built-in back flushing
*Figures attained will depend on contaminated water quality and the unit is designed to handle water loaded with sediment, parasites and bacteria on a daily basis as a long term source of drinking water in a survival situation.
If you are filtering contaminated water which is relatively sediment free you can expect figures to be much higher than those listed above.
If you are from a charity or NGO seeking large quantities of water filters for humanitarian purposes please visit www.grifaid.org
FilterPro is for retail sales (non-humanitarian).
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