March 2015

Why is it known as the universal adsorbent? Activated carbon is a unique material. You can find no other materials on Earth, natural or artificial, that can do what it can do. Unique features of Activated carbon: Has a capacity for adsorpiton of “some of almost any vapor”. Has a large capacity for organic molecules,

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Why do we use activated carbon? Theoretically, we can remove almost all particulate matter from the air stream. However, we are now faced with the problem “how the gases and vapours be removed?” HEPA filtration is effective down to the .3 micron range and will remove some particulates smaller than .3 microns. Yet, chemical pollutants

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What is the difference between activated carbon and activated charcoal? Activated carbon and activated charcoals are confusing terms, and rarely do people know their difference. The truth is: there is no difference. There is only one material, and the terms are interchangeable. The use of the terms depends on the users. For those who are

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