What is activated carbon and why is it an ideal adsorbent?
Activated carbon is widely used for the adsorption of many contaminants in liquid and air streams. It is produced from carbonaceous organic substances, including bituminous coal, coconut shell, wood and other materials. Activated Carbon extensive pore structure provides an extremely high surface area, which makes it an ideal adsorbent. One pound of activated carbon has a surface area equivalent to six football fields. Activated Carbon has iodine number that is used as a general measurement of the surface area. These numbers range from 900 to 1100.
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Air Filtration Media
CC-Sulfursorb Plus is a non-impregnated, bituminous coal-based catalytic activated carbon which has been specially developed for removing hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and sulfur compounds from air streams. It is well suited for use in wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations where these compounds are typically found.Read More
CC-PP12 is a spherical, activated alumina-based media impregnated with 12% potassium permanganate (KMnO4). It is ideal for applications where activated carbon is ineffective, such as for the adsorption of polar or lower molecular weight compounds. Due to its spherical form, CC-PP12 is suitable for use in various types of panel filters as well as in applications where a lower pressure drop is required.Read More
CC-PP8 is a spherical, activated alumina-based media impregnated with 8% potassium permanganate (KMnO4). It is ideal for applications where activated carbon is ineffective, such as for the adsorption of polar or lower molecular weight compounds. Due to its spherical form, CC-PP8 is suitable for use in various types of panel filters as well as in applications where a lower pressure drop is required.Read More
CC-IPSp is a pelletized, steam activated carbon impregnated with sulfur. This product provides superior mercury removal when treating natural gas, air, hydrogen or other gas streams. The impregnation process utilizes the S2 form of sulfur only and the sulfur is uniformly distributed throughout the carbon pores.Read More
CC-HSCL is used to remove chlorine or chlorine dioxide from air streams. These air streams are typically generated by bleach plants in pulp and paper facilities, chemical, fresh and waste water treatment plants. The chemisorption process responsible for the removal of the pollutant gas occurs with its reaction with sodium thiosulfate.Read More
Centaur is a catalytic activated carbon developed to treat foul air from wastewater and sewage treatment processes. The carbon is a granular media derived from bituminous coal. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) removal capacity of the media can be restored simply by on-site washing with water.Read More
CC-A40 is a virgin activated carbon. Derived from bituminous coal, it is pelletized in form. Its superior activity and surface area make it ideal for most vapor-phase applications. The uniformity of its shape makes it particularly attractive in applications where low pressure drop is a consideration.Read More
CC-48H2S is a domestically produced, renewable wood-based carbon that uses a unique graphene-carbon structure for exceptional adsorptivity. It is an activated carbon that has been specially developed for removal of Reduced Sulfur Compounds (RSCs), like H2S and other VOCs commonly associated with wastewater treatment.Read More
CC-4x8Z (zeolite) is a naturally occurring mineral with a porous structure. Zeolite’s open structure is capable of loosely holding numerous positive ions; these positive ions can in turn be exchanged for other such ions in a solution. This ability is due to zeolite’s molecular lattice pore structure.Read More
CC-4x8S is a granular activated carbon that is ideal for most air purification purposes. Made from selected grades of coconut shell, its superior level of hardness makes it cleaner than most other carbons and gives it a longer life expectancy. This, combined with its high activity level, makes it well-suited for use in any kind of carbon filter or system.Read More
Water Filtration Media
CC-WATERCARB-A activated carbon meets the latest AWWA standards for the treatment of potable drinking water and is totally compatible with all municipal water treatment use and application systems.Read More
CC-OC200 is a selective water treatment adsorbent that bonds with hydrocarbons, organics and other contaminants upon contact. Extensive field application and laboratory analysis has shown CC-OC200 is capable of removing a wide range of contaminants to non-detectable levels.Read More
CC-8×30 is a virgin activated carbon derived from bituminous coal. Granular in form, it is ideal for many liquid phase applications including the removal of impurities from water streams. Its superior adsorptive capacity and surface area make it particularly attractive for the removal of organics from wastewater; while its size makes it appealing where low pressure drop is required.Read More