Mountain Safety Research
MiniWorks® EX Purifier System
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Get the added viral protection that’s critical in popular wilderness areas and developing countries with this comprehensive purifier and microfilter system. The MiniWorks® Microfilter—our best-selling filter for demanding conditions—utilizes a ceramic/carbon element to filter out waterborne bacteria and protozoa, as well as particulate, taste and odors at 1 liter per minute. When viruses are a concern, the chlorine-based Aquatabs® purification tablets add viral defense. Together they provide the most reliable water possible in a compact, lightweight system that’s great for backpacking and international travel.
This system meets U.S. EPA requirements for microbiological water purifiers.
- Effective Against: Viruses (99.99%), bacteria (99.9999%), protozoa (99.9%) and particulate. Meets U.S. EPA drinking water standards* and NSF protocol P231 testing standard.
- Iodine-Free: Aquatabs tablets inactivate viruses without bad-tasting iodine.
- Reliable: Filter’s durable ceramic/carbon element ensures safe, taste-free water—even with frequent, heavy use.
- Field-maintainable: Filter can be cleaned repeatedly for full flow recovery with no tools required.
|Weight (Standard)||1 lb||Weight (Metric)||0.46 kg|
|Width (Standard)||2.75 in||Width (Metric)||7 cm|
|Length (Standard)||7.5 in||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||Yes||Filter media||Ceramic Plus Carbon|
|Filter pore size (microns)||0.2||Flow (L/min)||1 liters per min|
|Flow (strokes per liter)||85||Field cleanable||Yes|
|Field maintainable||Yes||Water Bottle Adapter||Yes|
|Material(s)||Ceramic||Country of Origin||Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials|
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