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MSR MiniWorks EX Water Treatment

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The MSR MiniWorks EX Water Treatment is a compact and reliable water filter designed for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers. It is a popular choice for backpacking, camping, and hiking due to its effectiveness in providing safe drinking water in remote locations.

The MiniWorks EX uses a ceramic filter element combined with activated carbon to remove a wide range of contaminants from water sources. The ceramic filter has a pore size of 0.2 microns, which effectively blocks bacteria, protozoa, and other particulates from passing through. This filtration process helps prevent waterborne diseases such as cholera, giardia, and cryptosporidium.

In addition to the ceramic filter, the MiniWorks EX also features an activated carbon core. The activated carbon helps improve the taste and odor of the filtered water by reducing chemicals, pesticides, and organic compounds. It removes unpleasant flavors often found in natural water sources, making the water more palatable.

The filtration process of the MiniWorks EX is manually operated, meaning it does not require any batteries or electrical power. The filter has a hand pump mechanism that allows you to draw water from a source such as a river, lake, or stream and pump it through the filter. The filtered water is then collected in a container or drinking vessel for consumption.

One of the notable features of the MiniWorks EX is its durability. It is constructed with rugged materials and is designed to withstand harsh outdoor conditions. The ceramic filter is cleanable and can be scrubbed to remove clogs and extend its lifespan. The filter cartridge itself is replaceable, ensuring long-term usability of the system.

The MiniWorks EX is also known for its high flow rate, capable of filtering up to 1 liter of water per minute. This makes it convenient for filtering larger quantities of water quickly, especially when multiple people need access to clean water.

Overall, the MSR MiniWorks EX Water Treatment is a reliable and efficient water filter that provides safe drinking water in outdoor settings. Its combination of ceramic filtration and activated carbon ensures effective removal of contaminants, while its durability and ease of use make it a popular choice among outdoor enthusiasts.

The MiniWorks EX microfilter is the worldwide best-selling microfilter, delivering long-lasting, field-maintainable water filtration in demanding environments. Engineered for frequent and heavy use, it utilizes our workhorse Marathon EX carbon/ceramic element to ensure clean, reliable and taste-free water. Thanks to its innovative AirSpring Accumulator, it’s capable of pumping one liter per minute and the flow rate can be renewed easily and repeatedly in the field—no tools required. It’s lightweight and compact and, most importantly, been proven reliable by thousands of adventurers just like you.

  • Testing: Meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of bacteria (99.9999%) and protozoa (99.9%) from beginning to end of filter life in “worst-case” water.
  • Reliable: Durable carbon/ceramic element ensures safe, taste-free water—even with frequent, heavy use.
  • Field-maintainable: Can be cleaned repeatedly for full filter recovery with no tools required.
  • Fast Flow: AirSpring Accumulator increases filtration speed; up to 1-liter per minute.
  • Better-tasting Water: Carbon core removes unpleasant tastes and odors caused by organic compounds, such as iodine, chlorine, and pesticides.
  • SKU: 56425
  • Color: None
  • Weight (Standard): 1 lb
  • Weight (Metric): 0.46 kg
  • Width (Standard): 2.75 in
  • Width (Metric): 7 cm
  • Length (Standard): 7.5 in
  • Length (Metric): 19 cm
  • Height (Standard): 5.5 in
  • Effective against bacteria: Yes
  • Effective against chemicals/toxins: Yes
  • Effective against particulate: Yes
  • Effective against protozoa: Yes
  • Effective against viruses: No
  • Filter media: Ceramic Plus Carbon
  • Filter pore size (microns): 0.2
  • Flow (L/min): 1 liters per min
  • Flow (strokes per liter): 85
  • Cartridge life: ~2000 liters
  • Field cleanable: Yes
  • Field maintainable: Yes
  • Water Bottle Adapter: Yes
  • Cartridge replacement indicator: Yes
  • Material(s): Ceramic
  • Country of Origin: Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
  • Mechanical advantage: Yes

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