The Imperial SuperSterasyl™ ATC ceramic candle fits the following brands of gravity (drip) filters: American Berkefeld®, British Berkefeld® (a.k.a. Big Berkey), Doulton®, NewtonWater™, Katadyn®, AquaRain®, GAIAM, Real Goods, The Wooden Spoon, Lehman's Hardware, Solutions, Seventh Avenue, Good Catalog, The Sharper Image, National Geographic, Epic, CWR travel filter, AquaCrock chiller/filter, Artesa, La Natural and more.
0.2 microns silver impregnated ceramic shell of SuperSterasyl™ ATC candle (Sterasyl™ shell) effectively remove pathogenic bacteria such as E.coli, cholera, salmonella, shigella, typhoid etc with greater than 99.99% efficiency, 100% removal of pathogenic cysts such as cryptosporidium parvum, giardia lamblia, guinea worm etc. Inside the ceramic shell is packed bed of coconut shell granular activated carbon ( GAC) and ATC media for removal of chlorine, VOC's, industrial solvents, heavy metal (lead) bad taste and odor etc. For microbiologically effectiveness the ceramic shell is self-sterilized (no need for boiling) and can be cleaned up to 60 times before is worn off. The silver impregnated within the ceramic shell prevents bacteria growth on its surface and in the carbon bed.
Chlorine and lead reduction capacity is 500 gallons.
The Sterasyl™ shell is the only ceramic in the world to be certified under NSF 42 and 53 protocol. For more information on Doulton® world class ceramic technology>>