The Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene soft bottle is a collapsible water tank made of multi-layer soft plastic that does not contain the unhealthy chemical element bisphenol-A (BPA). The claimed capacity is 1.42 liters, but if you fill it not according to the applied mark, but under the throat, then 1.9 liters of liquid is included in the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene bottle.
Foldable water tank, soft Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene 48 oz bottle, features, overview, field experience.
Key Features of Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene Soft Bottle.
Dimensions: 32 x 17 x 9 cm.
Volume declared / under the throat: 1.42 / 1.9 liters
Material: soft plastic
Operating temperature range: from -29 to +104 degrees Celsius
Standard on many Nalgene products, the filler neck of the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene soft bottle is 63 mm in diameter. Compatible with most water filters, for example, MSR and Katadyn, which allows you to filter water into it directly. In addition, many additional accessories can be attached to this neck. Type capCAP, filter for tea and coffee H2jO! Coffee Filter, etc. Although their use on a bottle of Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene can hardly be considered appropriate. The soft Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene bottle is designed in such a way that it can stand firmly on the surface without even being full. If it is not possible to put it, then the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene can be suspended by a loop formed by the fastening of the cover. A mark corresponding to 1.42 liters of liquid is marked on the body.
The wide neck of the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene bottle greatly facilitates its filling with water, especially from various small streams and springs, and simplifies cleaning and drying. A wide operating temperature range from minus 29 to plus 104 degrees Celsius makes it possible to freeze water in it in order to obtain ice and be sure to maintain its working qualities even in severe frost. Theoretically, in a soft bottle of Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene, you can brew something, the upper temperature limit of 104 degrees allows this. But such an experiment, due to the lack of need, was not conducted with it.
But this soft bottle was used as a heating pad in a sleeping bag; in the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene, very hot, two minutes of boiling, water was poured. A wide throat in this case also facilitated the pouring process, and the bottle itself was left without visible deformations or changes in appearance. Even in a soft bottle of Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene it is convenient to melt the snow. It is easily typed into a wide neck, and the container itself, due to its flat shape, fits comfortably under the jacket. From the volume of snow that is placed in the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene, after some time about 600-700 ml leaves. water.
You can carry the filled soft bottle Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene in addition to the main compartment of the backpack, you can also in the compartment for the drinking system. But at the same time, it is desirable that the backpack be equipped with a rigid back. Otherwise, after some time, unpleasant sensations begin to arise from contact with the back of the hard plastic cover and its base.
It is worth paying attention to the fact that the material of which the soft bottle Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene is made does not tolerate the effects of sharp objects very well, there are complaints from the many users who use it on the Internet. Therefore, you should be careful before placing the container on the ground, where some sharp objects, such as acacia thorns, may be present..
In order to at least somehow minimize this drawback of the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene bottle, a simple nylon case was matched to it. Of course, he will not give a full guarantee, but there will be any protection against carelessness and carelessness when using it. If a soft bottle of Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene is not needed, then it can be folded (folded) and put in a backpack or bag, it does not take up much space.
Impressions after using the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene soft bottle.
In general, after several months of use, the impressions of the Nalgene Wide-Mouth Cantene bottle are only positive. It has established itself as a compact, lightweight and convenient container for creating a supply of water, especially at stops and parking lots, you do not have to go far for water once again.
Numerous folding and unrolling, the effects of hot and cold water, ice and snow, did not affect its appearance and performance at all. The seams of the bottle are whole, do not leak, without any signs of delamination or deformation.