GRAYL’s Titanium UltraPress makes a robust case for backpackers with lighter weight and a number of makes use of, saving house within the pack.
The UltraPress water filter from GRAYL was already a smash success. Its simplicity, ease of use, and compact design make it one of the practical water filters out there. It’s successful with worldwide vacationers as a result of it might filter viruses, one thing many water filters can’t do. However GRAYL didn’t cease there.
On Nov. 1, GRAYL drops a titanium mannequin that stands aside from the crowded water filter market. That’s as a result of, for the primary time our staff is conscious of, now you can use your filter to cook dinner.
That’s proper. The system nonetheless makes use of the identical press-style filter that everybody beloved from the UltraPress. However now, the titanium outer vessel of the water press can go proper over your camp range or hearth to boil water.
Fill, Press, Drink
The filter capabilities the identical as GRAYL filters all the time have: With one hand, grasp the FlipCarry deal with and twist to take away the filter/purification element. Then, scoop water into the outer vessel. Press the filter/purification machine again down onto the water. Stress forces the fluid by way of the filter and in about 10 seconds (with a contemporary filter), you’ll have a half liter of purified consuming water.
Activated carbon filters take away particulates like sediment and microplastics. It additionally removes waterborne pathogens like rotavirus and E. coli. (It improves the style and scent of the water, too.)
It’s efficient on all seven continents due to its potential to take away viruses, and the replaceable cartridge is rated for 300 cycles — or 40 gallons of water. Our private expertise, nevertheless, in all probability comes up just a little in need of that quantity.
All of that’s the similar within the UltraPress Titanium filter.
However the titanium model has one notable distinction: the outer bottle is a titanium mug. Now, you should utilize that component to boil water, cook dinner soup, make tea, drink beer, or use it nevertheless you’d use some other titanium pot.
GRAYL added two retractable handles to this model, so it’s straightforward to carry when filled with scorching liquids. It additionally has a micro D-ring so you may hold it over flames or coals.
A one-way silicone cartridge valve additionally makes it doable so as to add electrolytes or different enhancers to your water. The beverage will solely move in a single path, with out compromising the filter.
GRAYL’s UltraPress Titanium ($200) will probably be out there for buy on GRAYL’s web site as of November 1.
UltraPress Titanium Specs
- Know-how: Electroadsorption, ultra-powdered activated carbon
- Removes: Protozoa, micro organism, and viruses
- Filters: Particulates, chemical compounds, PFAS, VOCs, pesticides, herbicides, and heavy metals; considerably improves style and odor
- Movement fee: 3L/minute
- Capability: 16.9 fl. oz. (0.5L)
- Weight: 14.1 oz. (400 g)
- Top: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)
- Diameter: 2.75 in. (7 cm)
- Cartridge lifespan: 300 presses (150L/40 gal.)