New Sorbent and On-Site Technology to Remove PFOA and PFAS f...
By Henry Nowicki, PhD, Richard Capp, Charles Carr and George Nowicki PFOA and PFAS compounds are global contaminants with reported health effects. With the current state of concern regarding these contaminants, new technologies and direction […]
How POU Activated Carbon Filters Work
By Henry Nowicki, PhD, Richard Capp, George Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, Christopher Brunning and Barbara Sherman All activated carbons are not the same and a basic understanding of how activated carbon filters work can help users […]
Evaluation of Activated Carbon Performance
By Henry Nowicki, PhD, Wayne Schuliger, George Nowicki and Barbara Sherman Introduction Evaluating activated carbon performance is important because all carbons are not the same and they do need to be replaced when exhausted, to […]
Testing Tips for Activated Carbon Users: Part 1
By Henry Nowicki, PhD, George Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, Christopher Brunning, Gary Pittman and Barbara Sherman Series introduction Activated carbon (AC) is an ambiguous term applied to a broad range of end products that satisfy an […]
Making Activated Carbons More Useful
By Henry Nowicki, Ph.D., George Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, P.E. and Murty Hari, Ph.D Introduction The technical community that deals with water and wastewater systems is well aware of current and near-future adverse implications regarding sources […]
Educating the World on Activated Carbons
By Henry Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, Barbara Sherman and George Nowicki The last few years have been exciting for the activated carbon industry. Several new applications are emerging that will significantly grow the size of the […]
GRPD to GAED Sorbent Test Method Name Change
By Henry Nowicki, George Nowicki and Barbara Sherman Analytical test methods are used to evaluate sorbents before purchase; monitor their performance for regulatory compliance; help to determine when they need to be changed; and develop […]
Monitoring Activated Carbon Drinking Water Filters
By Henry Nowicki, George Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger and Barbara Sherman More likely than not, your municipal drinking water has been filtered with activated carbon (AC). Municipal drinking water plants are mandated by the US EPA […]
Importance of Third Party Evaluation of Activated Carbons, P...
By Henry Nowicki, Bill Purves, Wayne Schuliger, George Nowicki and Barbara Sherman Obtaining independent, unbiased third-party professional opinions are good in personal and business practices. There is hardly a day that goes by that we could […]
New Trace Capacity Test Method Needed for Future Activated C...
By Henry Nowicki, George Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, Shib Mookherjea and Barbara Sherman New test methods can facilitate scientific discoveries and lead to new commercial granular activated carbon (GAC) products. Also, a new or modified paradigm […]