Filter for Groups for remote natural water sources.
with 1 filter element no.4, stand, intake hose 2m, canvas carrrying bag, cleaning brush.
The manual pump filter for larger groups and outfitters.

For extreme use when travelling with groups, easy maintenance and use, in use since the 1960s, proven filter for expeditions, humanitarian, military and disaster relief perations, includes shoulder carrying bag for short distances while hiking, for 4 and more people.

Please note: In unusual situations, when additional viruses are present, (evidence of dead anaimals in water) it is necessary to supplement water with Micropur Forte before drinking.



The same proven technology of the Pocket filter but with a substantially higher flow rate of 1 gallon/4 liter minute. The 2 m (78 inch) long intake hose makes it easy to get the water from nearby rivers. The perfect travel companion for groups of four and more. The Katadyn Expedition filter will instantly produce reliable and safe drinking water; for river rafting, safari, boy scouts, professional fireman, military, or emergency use.

In natural disaster areas the Katadyn Expedition filter should be part of every school or community emergency kit to grant safe drinking water during and after disasters.

The filter is equipped with a thick No. 4 ceramic element from our industrial filter line. The element is easy to maintain and can be regenerated with simple brushing over the surface.

Katadyn-ceramic with a pore size of 0,2 micron (0,0002 mm) diameter guarantees 100 % removal of bacteria and protozoa including chlorine resistant giardia, cryptosporidium, cholera, shigella, salmonella, E-coli, etc. With an easy single pumping mechanism you will immediately get safe drinking water, retaining its natural mineral content without the need for boiling.

Active ingredients: Katadyn-ceramic, 0,2 micron (0,0002 mm) pore size
Effective against: Bacteria, protozoa, cysts
Output: approx. 1 gallon /
4 liter minute
Service life: up to 26’000 gallons / 100’000 Liter (eventual replacement silver impregnated ceramic filters $179)
Weight: 12 lb. / 5.2 kg
Dimensions: 23 x 6 x 8″ /
58 x 14 x 20 cm
Materials: Nickel plated, brass housing
Warranty: 1 year
Known for: Easy pumping (footrest), best flow rate of the Katadyn family, easy cleaning, used for groups.

  • Testing History:
    Katadyn Ceramic tested and approved through:

  • Schweiz. Tropeninstitut, Basel/Switzerland
  • Institut für med. Microbiologie der Universität Zürich,
  • Harvard University, Boston/USA
  • Centrilab BV, Soest/Holland
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor/USA
  • Instituto Nacional de Higiene y Medecina Tropical,

Additional information

Weight 5 kg