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Introduction of activated carbon | What is Activated Carbon?Types of activated carbon

Types of activated carbon

Activated carbon is classified as follows according to the shape.

Powdered activated carbon

Powdered activated carbon is a powder smaller than 100 mesh (0.15mmφ).

In Japan, gas activated carbon and zinc chloride activated carbon are available. Phosphoric acid activated carbon is available in countries other than Japan.

Granular activated carbon

In Japan, only gas activated carbon is available, but phosphoric acid activated carbon is available in countries other than Japan.

Granular carbon

  • coconut shell carbon
  • Coal and wood based granular activated carbon
  • Pulverized molding carbon
  • Granular carbon
    Granular carbon
  • coconut shell carbon
    coconut shell charcoal
    (magnified 240 times)
  • coconut shell carbon
    coconut shell charcoal
    (magnified 800 times)
  • coconut shell carbon
    coconut shell charcoal
    (magnified 2400 times)
  • coconut shell carbon
    coconut shell charcoal
    (magnified 8000 times)

Pelletized carbon

  • Cylindrical shape
  • Spherical molded carbon

Fiber-type activated carbon

Only gas activated carbon

  • Fiber-type activated carbon (tow)
    Fiber-type activated carbon (tow)
  • Fiber-type activated carbon (cloth)
    Fiber-type activated carbon (cloth)
FeltShape of felt
ClothShape of cloth
PaperPulp and paper making
FiberTow or chop of single fiber

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Special molding activated carbon

  • Honeycomb shape
  • Sheet
  • Board
  • Urethane shape molding
  • Honeycomb-shaped activated carbon filter
    Honeycomb-shaped
    activated carbon filter
  • Sheet activated carbon
    Sheet activated carbon
  • Fiber-type activated carbon molding body
    Fiber-type activated carbon
    molding body

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