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First Need® XLE Portable Water Purifier

First Need® XLE Portable Water Purifier
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Pure drinking water when you are on the go.

  • Effective against Cryptosporidia, bacteria and viruses;
  • Unmatched in removing harmful chemicals;
  • Also removes unpleasant tastes and chemicals;
  • Comes with self-cleaning pre-filter, adjustable float, 91cm long inlet hose, integral sanitary cover and nylon carrying bag.
  • Direct Connect to most trail and bike water bottles;
  • Easy-grip, double-action handle provides comfortable pumping, or use the Gravity Assist connection for hands-free purification without pumping.

Ideal for personal use, the First Need XLE Portable Water Purifier purifies water instantly.

Pump is fully back-washable for cleaning in the field; no brushing, scraping, or contact with pathogens.

The only non-chemical water purifier certified to EPA Guide Standard for microbiological purifiers against bacteria, cysts and viruses.

You do not have to boil water before you can drink it.

No chemicals to remember to take with you.

No hold time, or double pumping. Just pure crystal clear drinking water when and where you need it - chemical and bug free!

Average capacity is 475 litres depending on source water quality; however if water is very turbid, cartridges can be back-flushed.

The First Need Water Purifiers are used by the US Army and UN Peace Keeping Forces.

Flow Rate per minute litres (US quarts) 1.7 litres/min (1.8 qt/min)
Average Capacity litres (US gallons) 475 litres (125 gals)
Particle Retention (microns) 0.1 nominal ( 0.4 absolute )
Temperature Range C° (F°) 0.5°C - 38°C (33°F to 100°F) - do not freeze
Weight 426 gms (15 oz.)
Canister (diameter x height) 7cm x 10cm (2.75” x 3.9”)
Pump Length 14cm (5.5”)
Tube Length / Pre-Filter Length 91cm / 8cm (35.8” / 3.1”)
Features Benefits
Light weight and compact Easy to pack and carry
Long inlet hose Reduces risk of contacting contaminated water
Pump or Gravity feed Gives you water when you want it, or purifies water overnight.
Connects directly to trail or bike bottle Reduces risk of cross-contamination
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