Primal Survivor: Sawyer Squeeze vs Mini — Which Is the Best?
Sawyer Squeeze vs Mini — Which Is the Best?
The Sawyer Squeeze and Mini are two of the most popular water filtration systems for backpackers. Either would be a great addition to your Bug Out Bag or to keep in your car or at home in case of emergencies.
In this article, we look at the differences between the two to help you decide which is right for you.
Sawyer Squeeze vs Mini – The Winner
There’s not much to choose between them, but the Sawyer Squeeze is better than the Sawyer mini due to its versatility and faster flow rate.
How the Sawyer Squeeze and Mini Work
Both filters use the same hollow fiber membrane. The u-shaped microtubes trap contaminants while letting decontaminated water to pass through the filter.
The membrane is capable of filtering out particles down to 0.1 microns in size, meaning you’re safe from nasties such as bacteria (including E. coli, Salmonella typhi, Vibrio cholerea and Leptospira), protozoa (including cryptosporidium and Giardia) and microplastics.