Due to its high adsorptive nature, activated carbon has a wide range of applications,
Drinking Water Purification
Purification of portable drinking water in in-home water filters and industrial filters. Activated Carbon is an essential component.
Removal of potentially harmful components from the atmosphere.
Effluent Water Treatment
Removal of contaminants from industrial and muncipal waste water. Also, the treatment of contaminated ground water.
Removal of H2S, siloxanes and other VOCs from biogas and biomethane streams.
Food and Beverage
Decolourisation and purification of various food products, decaffienation of coffee and tea, debittering, food coloring etc.
Activated carbon cloth is used in wound dressings, odour control masks and filters.
Personal and Collective Protection
Protection against toxic gases both in warfare and industrial areas.
Further applications of activated carbon include protection of archives and ancient artifacts by adsorpsion of harmful airborne contaminants and pollutants, maintanance of aquariams, ponds and swimming pools, and filteration of smoke in cigarettes.