Platypus

Platypus Gravity Works 6L Water Filter

Platypus

$209.95 CAD


  • Filtering up to 1.75 liters a minute without any pumping, the high-capacity GravityWorks 6.0L water filter is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get filtered water in the backcountry. Ideal for bigger backpacking groups or basecamps, the system has a total capacity of 12 liters, easily supplying filtered water for drinking, washing up, cooking, and cleaning.

    Ships to Canada Only

    • No pumping: Just fill the dirty reservoir, hang it, and let gravity do the hard work—yep, filtering water can be as easy as fill, hang, relax.
    • Fast: Filters up to 1.75 liters per minute; microfilter lifetime up to 1,500 liters of water.
    • Effective: Every microfilter is individually tested to ensure it meets all EPA & NSF guidelines for the removal of 99.9999% of bacteria and 99.9% of protozoa*.
    • Light & Compact: System weighs 11.5 oz. (326 g) and stows smaller than most 1L bottles.
    • Group-ready: 12 liter (6.0L filtered + 6.0L unfiltered) total capacity easily supplies water for larger groups.
    • Field-cleanable: Microfilter can be easily backflushed in 4 seconds to maintain filter performance.
    • Hollow Fiber Advantage: Hundreds of tiny, hollow fibers enable the microfilter to filter water faster than traditional filter media.
    • Easy collecting & dispensing: Collecting water is easy—simply open the top, scoop water, and close; control delivery of filtered water with hose shutoff clamp.
    • Comes with: 6.0L Clean reservoir, 6.0L Dirty reservoir, Hollow Fiber microfilter, hoses, shutoff clamp, and storage sack.
    • *This includes Giardia, Cryptosporidium, E. coli, Salmonella and Cholera.

  • Effective against protozoa Yes
    Effective against bacteria Yes
    Effective against particulate Yes
    Effective against chemicals/toxins No
    Effective against viruses No
    Weight
    12.3 oz / 0.35 kg
    Width 10 in / 26 cm
    Length 19.5 in / 49 cm
    Filter media Hollow Fiber
    Filter pore size 0.2 microns
    Flow (L/min) 1.75 liters per min
    Field cleanable Yes
    Water Bottle Adapter No
    Country of Origin Made in USA of US and imported parts