Carbolite activated carbon has become the best solution for filtering and purifying water at the best price.

The superior efficiency of Carbolite activated carbon in a few numbers:

  • Total surface area (m2/g) (BET): 1100
  • Iodine adsorption (mg/g): 1100
  • pH-value: 6-9
  • Abrasion resistance (%): 95
  • Ash content (weight %): < 3.0
  • Particle size (3,35-2,36 mm) (%): > 95

The high microporous density of Carbolite activated carbon is certified to guarantee its sanitary efficiency.

 Carbolite activated carbon in GAC granules is the first choice in the treatment of water to sequester heavy metals, surfactants, phenols, and neutralize molecules or toxic chemical ions. 

Here are some examples of the use of Carbolite activated carbon:

  • Purification of drinking water
  • Water dechlorination
  • Treatment of polluted groundwater
  • Treatment of wastewater discharges
  • Purification of the air
  • Specific treatments in the food industry
  • Applications in the chemical industry
  • Gas treatment

 Activated carbon filtration is usually coupled by ultraviolet disinfection in the food industry. 

The performance of the activated carbon also depends on the temperature as well as the nature of the substances to be adsorbed.

Several parameters can influence the filtration of water in activated carbon:

  1. The types of substance to be deleted. NB: Substances that have a high molecular weight and low solubility will be better adsorbed.

  2. The concentration of the substances to be neutralized. Any high concentration of substances will require more activated carbon at shorter intervals.

  3. Substance competition between adsorption sites is possible and can disrupt filtration.

  4. If the pH of the water to be treated is low, the acidic substances will be easier to neutralize.

Here are some chemicals in water that can be effectively adsorbed by Carbolite activated carbon filtration:

Deisopropyltatrazine, Linuron, Alachlor, Desethylatrazine, Malathion, Aldrin, Demeton, MCPA, Anthracene, Dibutylphthalate, Mecoprop, Atrazine, Metazachlor, Azinphos-ethyl, Dichlorobenzene, Methyl benzenamine, Bentazone, Methylnaphthalene, Biphenyl, Dichlorocresol, Methylbutane, Bipyridine, Dichlorophenol, Monuron , Ethylhexyl, Phthalate, Naphthalene, Bromacil, Dichlorophenoxy, Nitrobenzene, Bromodichloromethane, Dieldrin, Nitrophenol, Bromophenol, Diethylphthalate, Butylbenzene, Dinitrocresol, Calcium hypochlorite, Dinitrotoluene, Ozone, Carbofuran, Dinitrotoluene, Parathion, Chlorine, Diuron, Pentachlorophenol, Chlorine Dioxide , Endosulfane, Propazine, Chlorobenzene, Endrin, Simazine, Chloro-Nitrotoluene, Ethylbenzene, Terbutryne, Chlorophenol, Hezachlorobenzene, Tetrachlorethylene, Chlorotoluene, Hezachlorobutadiene, Triclopyre, Chrysene, Hexane, Trimethylbenzene, Cresol, Isodrine, Xylene, Cyanazine, Isooctane, Cyclohexane, Isoproturon , DDT, Lindane.

This list is not exhaustive. Several studies are underway to confirm the neutralization of many other substances by the filtration of Carbolite brand activated carbon water.

The addition of residual chemicals in the water causes a "cocktail effect".

 If each chemical residue in the water of the public network is generally in conformity with the European directives, their addition in milligrams and in micrograms per liter shows a really existing cocktail effect. 

A simple exercise can be used to evaluate the risk of the cocktail effect of water: add the list of chemical residues from your published water analysis. Are all listed and measured? It all depends on the depth of analysis done...

For the air treatment function, the technical profile of the activated carbon is different. Indeed, a multi-purpose universal active carbon will have a medium or poor result. Everything depends on the gases to be eliminated.

For the function of making water drinkable, the activated carbon brand Carbolite is the best choice for quality / safety / price.

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