THE 0.1 MICRON ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE
Sawyer’s fiber walls are thicker and more robust than other Hollow Fiber Membranes. This allows for higher pressure both for filtering and for backwashing. Sawyer filters can handle 60 PSI forward and 20 PSI backward.
Sawyer has a proprietary process of making all pores more uniform in size.
Sawyer’s proprietary process allows for more pores giving better flow and less cleaning.
Sawyer’s proprietary design has a self-priming mechanism to eliminate air locks making them much easier to restart.
Sawyer 100% tests all filters to insure no pore is larger than 0.1 microns.
Sawyer 100% flow tests all filters to ensure adequate flow.
Sawyer 100% tests all filters after final assembly to ensure quality.
There is nothing to wear out inside the filter. If water is owing, it’s good.
THE 0.02 MICRON ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE
The 0.02-micron purifier has all the advantages of the 0.1-micron filter but with 0.02-micron pores.
It is the only filter that removes viruses so effortlessly. Gravity does all the work.
There are no harmful chemicals or heavy metals in the filter.