Activated Charcoal works as adsorption

People are concerned about exposure to pollution that is harmful to our health. Many products are using activated carbon which is adequate to filter air and water to remove volatile organic compounds (VOC) and allergens in their house and daily activities. Such as air purifiers, water purifiers, and respiratory masks are using activated carbon.

The activated carbon has been proven to be a useful material to adsorb harmful gases and fumes which is used to purify liquid and gases in a variety of applications including such as water, food, beverage processing, odour removal, and industrial pollution.

Activated Charcoal works as adsorption

Carbon air filters remove pollutants, contaminants, and impurities from the air and water with a process known as adsorption. The carbon filter is adsorption, not absorption and the differences between the adsorption and absorption in examples are; when water meets the sponge, it will absorb into the sponge, it is called absorption. The adsorption is when water reaches the sponge, and it will not be bonded with a sponge; instead, they will stick to the outside of the carbon. The process of adsorption allows carbon air filters to filter organic chemicals (gases) from the air.


Activated Carbon in Respiratory Mask

the uses of activated carbon in respiratory mask

The respiratory mask is known as a mask that can filter dust and allergens from air pollution. Air pollution has many volatile organic compounds (VOC) such as carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide that are harmful to the human body.

People are concerned about air pollution and its impact on human health and look for a way to prevent or reduce inhale air pollution. The respiratory mask is ideal protection from PM2.5 because it is filled with activated carbon which can adsorb the dust, volatiles, and PM2.5.


Activated carbon in air purifier

How activated carbon works in air purifier

An air purifier is a device that can remove or trap dust, mould, and allergens with the help of pre-filter, HEPA filter, and carbon filter. Air purifiers are the best device for people who have asthma, respiratory health, allergies to the dust and for people who are concerned about their health and air quality in their homes.

Activated carbon inserts into a thick or thin box (carbon filter) which is then inserted into the air purifier along with the pre-filter and HEPA filter. Step-by-step, the pre-filter will do its work to capture big particles, HEPA filters will capture smaller particles like allergens and mould and the carbon filter will capture odours, chemicals, and smoke and release clean air.


The uses of activated carbon in water filter

How activated carbon works in water filtration

A water filter removes impurities by lowering contamination of water using a fine physical barrier, a chemical process, or a biological process. It is usually used to cleanse water to different extents for purposes such as providing agricultural irrigation, accessible drinking water, public and private aquariums, and the safe use of ponds and swimming pools.

The activated carbon is used for reverse osmosis systems and other water filtration. When the water flows through active carbon filters the chemicals stick to the carbon resulting in purer water output.

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