General Ecology First Need XLE Elite cartridge.
First Need Xle Elite Cartridge Capacity:
125 Gallons (approx 500 litres) based on typical wilderness water sources
0.1 micron nominal
0.4 micron absolute
33F (0.5C) to 100F (38C)
What Does The First Need XLE Elite Cartridge Remove?
Unlike typical water filters & microfilters, General Ecology’s unique “Structured Matrix” technology is comprehensively effective in removing all 3 classes of microbiological contaminants:
- Cysts (ie. cryptosporidia, giardia)
- Bacteria (ie. e.coli, fecal coliform)
The First Need XLE Elite is also effective in removing a wide range of specific chemical contaminants, including…
- Industrial solvents
- Foul tastes and odours
- Read General Ecology’s statement on the removal of radioactive particles
The First Need XLE does all this instantly, with no hold time, and no chemical treatment. The First Needs are fully certified to meet the EPA’s very rigorous Microbiological Standard for Drinking Water Purifiers.