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Guide to your first use
The Grayl UltraPress® is fast and ridiculously easy to use, and it's packed with features. Fill, press, and drink! That’s the nuts and bolts of making clean and safe, great tasting water with Grayl.
PULL APART WITH EASE
Grasp the FlipCarry™ Handle with one hand and the Outer ReFill with the other, then pull apart.
FILL FROM ANY WATER SOURCE
Scoop from a stream or lake, or fill from any sink or rustic global tap.
VENT THE CAP
Twist the SimpleVent® cap a half-turn to allow air to vent during filtration & purification process.
PRESS TO FILTER & PURIFY
Utilizing your body weight, press with steady downward force, palms on either side of the cap.
DRINK FILTERED & PURIFIED WATER
Fast & easy; takes only ~10 seconds to make safe water. Clean water for chugging or filling other bottles.
EXTRA WATER STORAGE
Bring an extra bottle or hydration reservoir to store larger capacities of safe, great tasting water.
CLICK TO LOCK.
Proper removal and installation of an UltraPress® cartridge prevents cross-contamination.
CARTRIDGE REMOVAL
Locate the cartridge “lock tab” at bottom of Inner Press. Then pull out the “lock tab”and unscrew the cartridge counter-clockwise (lefty loosey) until it separates from the Inner Press.
CARTRIDGE INSTALL
Firmly grasp Inner Press, then insert cartridge into bottom of Inner Press.
ROTATE & LOCK
Rotate the cartridge clockwise (righty tighty) until you feel the 'lock tab' firmly click into the lock slot. Do not over tighten.
DON'T USE SOAP ON CARTRIDGE.
Never wash the cartridge with soap or other cleaning agents. Soap will damage the cartridge media. You may rinse a cartridge with clean water as needed.
LONG-TERM STORAGE
Thoroughly dry cartridge by performing 1-2 'dry presses' (pressing without any water in the bottle) and empty excess water. Remove cartridge and allow it to air dry completely (depending on humidity it can take 2 - 4 days). Hand wash all other parts with warm, soapy water. Reassemble UltraPress to create air tight seal for storage. Cartridges can last up to 3 years after opening if cared for properly between uses.
SHORT-TERM STORAGE
Thoroughly dry cartridge by performing 1-2 ‘dry presses’ by pressing the wet Cartridge into an empty (no water) Outer ReFill and dump excess water. Allow cartridge to air-dry overnight.
pro tips
COLD CARE (FREEZING TEMPS)
Cartridges are not significantly degraded after one freeze/thaw cycle. However, don’t use a cartridge after 3 or more freeze/thaw cycles. Protect your UltraPress® in freezing temperatures by keeping it full of water and insulate in a jacket or sleeping bag.
CAMP COOKING WITH GRAYL
UltraPress® removes all waterborne pathogens and filters many chemicals, pesticides herbicides, heavy metals, foul tastes and odors. UltraPress produces clean water for quickly hydrating grub and making coffee.
EASY CARRY & TRANSPORT
The UltraPress® fits in any cup holder or pack pocket for easy transport and hydration within arm's reach.
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How long does a Grayl Filter & Purifier cartridge last?
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How do I know when it is time for a new cartridge?
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What is the shelf life of a cartridge?
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What type of water does Grayl filter and purify?
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How does Grayl filter and purify water?
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How do I avoid cross contamination?
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How do I store my Grayl? And how often do I need to clean it?
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Can I add electrolytes or other flavoring in the Grayl after I purify?
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What is the difference between the UltraPress and the GeoPress?
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What materials are Grayl Filter & Purifier bottles made from?
And where are the products made?
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