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Re: [pct-l] More Filter Issues
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] More Filter Issues
- From: Brick Robbins <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 11:48:30 -0700
At 10:29 AM 8/26/99 -0700, Greg Hummel wrote:
>them. They are membrane separation systems.<snip> and due to weight and
>power they are certainly not something that you are likely to try to carry
>on your back!
PUR (the filter people) make a "portable hand-operated system" that does
R.O. but they are fairly heavy, slow and cost alot. OTOH you should be able
to drink horse piss.
PUR manual watermakers are available in two models: The Survivor 06 ($500)
produces 2 pints per hour, and the Survivor 35 ($1350) produces 1.4 gal/hr.
Using reverse osmosis to desalinate seawater requires considerable pressure
<snip> While there is little question that the devices work well, the
considerable effort required to operate one has been questioned by some
survival experts such as Michael Greenwald, himself a survivor of a
shipwreck. On the other hand the people who have actually used them on a
life raft credit the availability of water from their PUR watermaker for
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