Product Description: The Berkey stainless steel chambers are assembled in the USA from US and imported parts. The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are made and assembled in the USA. The Big Berkey® System comes standard with 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements, but can be expanded up to 4 elements. The versatile Big Berkey® System is ideal for small to medium families, and for use during travel, outdoor activities, or unexpected emergencies. Constructed of highly polished AISI 304 stainless steel. Storage capacity of about 2.25 gallons (8.5 liters). Upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 13 in height. Maximum Filters: 4 Black Berkey® Purification Elements (in upper chamber) can be installed.
System includes upper and lower stainless steel chambers, 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements (expandable up to 4), 1 stainless steel lid, 1 spigot, rubber gasket to protect the base, 2 wingnuts, 2 washers, 1 priming button, and 2 blocking plugs. Height when in use: 19.25. Weight: 7 lbs emptyFor normal everyday use, this system easily serves: 1-4 people.
Up to 4 Berkey PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Filters may be installed in the lower chamber of this system if desired. Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines. 2 Black filters: The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are made and assembled in the USA.
Black Berkey® Purification Elements are the leader in gravity-fed water purification, backed by independent testing. The Black Berkey® Purification Element formulation has been tested by State and EPA accredited laboratories to exceed NSF/ANSI Standard 53 Includes: Two 9 Black Berkey® Purification Elements with 2 washers, 2 wing nuts, and 1 priming button. Installs in the upper chamber of any Berkey system. Elements can also be used to upgrade most other gravity-fed water filter systems. The Berkey PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements adsorb the following unwanted elements found in drinking water.
Fluoride: Sodium Fluoride, Sodium Fluorosilicate, Fluorosilicic Acid (aka Hydrofluorosilic Acid) Arsenic: V and pre-oxidized Arsenic III. Other residual heavy metal ions. Made from safe, non-leaching Polypropolene #5 that is BPA-free.
Number of Berkey PF-2 Elements in the bottom chamber must match the number of Black Berkey® Purification Elements in the top chamber; for example, 4 Black Berkey® Purification Elements would require 4 PF-2 Filters. The item "Big Berkey Water Filter System w 2 Black & 2PF-2 Filters, 2 DAY DELIVERY" is in sale since Thursday, February 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Kitchen, Dining & Bar\Small Kitchen Appliances\Water Purification\Water Filters".
- Model: BK4X2-BB
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Filtration Method: Carbon/Charcoal
- Capacity: 2 gal
- Type: Water Filter
- Country of Manufacture: United States
- Power: N/A
- Number in Pack: 4
- Number of Filtrations: 4
- Color: Black
- MPN: BK4X2-BB
- Contaminant Removal: Chemicals
- Item Weight: 11 lbs
- Brand: Berkey
- Suitable For: Household