The Platypus GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System utilizes innovative Hollow Fiber technology to offer pump-free water filtration. Perfect for base camping or larger group backpacking trips, the GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System includes a 4.0L Dirty reservoir and 4.0L Clean reservoir.
The groundbreaking Hollow Fiber Technology used by the GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System enables it to efficiently and effectively filter 4 liters of water in just 2.3 minutes! Simply fill the 4.0L reservoir marked "Dirty," suspend it from a branch using the strong clip webbing, and allow gravity to filter the water into the "Clean" BPA-free 4.0L reservoir. The "Clean" reservoir disconnects for easy dispensing.
The 0.2 Micron cartridge exceeds EPA guidelines and is completely field maintainable and long lasting, effectively filtering up to 1,500 liters of water (depending on water quality) before needing replaced! The GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System can be backflushed in seconds to clear the filter of debris and the streamlined, lightweight filter housing is durable and saves on weight and space.
NOTE: The Platypus GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System meets all EPA and NSF guidelines for the removal of protozoa, bacteria and particulates. It is NOT effective against viruses.
- High-capacity storage and filtration
- 4L Dirty reservoir and 4L Clean reservoir
- SlimeGuard antimicrobial treated reservoirs
- Clean reservoir disconnects for easy dispensing
- Clip webbing for easy hanging
- Bold graphics for quick identification
- Corner mounted valve for better packing
Best Use Camping Warranty Limited Lifetime Removes Bacteria, Protozoa and Particulates Other SlimeGuard Antimicrobial-Treated Reservoir Item Weight 11.5 oz Flow Rate 1.75 liters per minute Field Maintainable Yes Filter Material 0.2 Micron Hollow Fiber Technology Capacity Up to 8 Liters
Real Customer Reviews
- Simple, fast filtration
Likes: Filters large quantities for 2+ hikers during breaks or at base camp. I have switched to this from using the Sawyer Squeeze because this is zero effort. I drink tons of water and was tired of squeezing. Worth the weight in my opinion especially when split between multiple hikers.
Dislikes: I have a hard time zipping the "dirty" bag at the top, but I have weak hands.
- Outstanding for program use
Likes: I bought this for a wilderness backpacking program and I love it! It filters quickly and adequately for a group of 10-13 people.
Dislikes: Price is a little high, but it is excellent.
- Easy and Quick
Likes: Quick to set up - just a rope tied between two trees, or another type of holding system and you are ready to go. Really fast to filter water - once you fill your dirty bag and let a little through, just raise the clean bag to both backflush and get the air bubbles out of the line and the water will flow through really quick. Great for base camp or large amount of water quickly.
Dislikes: The dirty bag top is a bit tricky to close.
- Lightweight and a quality name
Likes: I have yet to actually use this, but I did test it out in my kitchen and it works as I expected it to.
Dislikes: None yet
- Worth it for Ease of Use
Likes: Easy to filter water without much effort
- Set it and Forget it
Likes: Super Easy to use, convenient. Can filter a large amount at once
Dislikes: Wish the clean bag had an easier way to dispense water as opposed to having to unscrew the inlet.
- works great
Likes: good system. great for multiple people-base camp
- Fast filter
Likes: I've used other water filters and this so far is my favorite. Filters really quick, and is super easy, just hang it up on a tree somewhere.
Dislikes: None so far
- Worked well
Likes: Fast. Easy. Water taste was good.
Dislikes: Dirty water bag is hard to close.
- Simple, efficient
Likes: -so easy to set up and use
-works by gravity, which is usually pretty abundant, so no energy wasted pump-filtering
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