Activated Carbon Particle Size: Balance Between Kinetics and...
By Robert J. Potwora Activated carbon (AC) is a universal adsorbent. It is used to purify the water we drink, the air we breathe, many of the foods we eat and numerous industrial chemicals that […]
Chlorine and Chloramine Removal With Activated Carbon
By Robert Potwora Municipalities routinely began using chlorine to treating drinking water starting in 1908 with Jersey City, NJ. Its use has helped to virtually eliminate diseases like typhoid fever, cholera and dysentery in the […]
Coconut Shell Versus Bituminous Coal Activated Carbon
By Ken Schaeffer and Robert Potwora Activated carbon (AC) filter media is commonly used in point of use/point of entry (POU/POE) water applications. The type of raw materials used to produce AC has a major […]
Trihalomethane Removal With Activated Carbon
By Robert J. Potwora Trihalomethanes (THMs) have been found to be the most wide-spread organic contaminants in drinking water. Trihalomethanes are part of a group of organic chemicals that contain one carbon atom, one hydrogen […]