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Can I use my own hand pump to refill the SCORKL?Updated a month ago

No, you cannot use your own hand pump because it won’t achieve a high enough pressure and the air quality will not be suitable for breathing underwater. The SCORKL Hand Pump was designed specifically for refilling the SCORKL. It pumps to the same pressure as a SCUBA tank and uses multiple air filters to ensure breathable SCUBA quality air. 

To learn more on why other pumps are not suitable for the SCORKL, read below.




Normal pumps (e.g. a bike pump) can only pump up to around 14 bar (200 psi) whereas the SCORKL Hand Pump can pump up to 200 bar (3,000psi). The SCORKL pump is also fitted with multiple air filters which ensure the air is suitable for breathing, unlike normal hand pumps. The air filters contain a molecular sieve, activated carbon and micron filters, which remove H2O (water), CO2 (Carbon Dioxide), hydrocarbons (oils), dust particles, taste and odour, delivering a breathable Grade E SCUBA quality air into your SCORKL. 

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