Carbopedia

Activated Carbon and Its Applications

To the layman Activated carbon is something that he has heard of in recent commercials or as a part of some filtration device either filtering air or water. Also known as Activated Charcoal, activated carbon is a form of carbon which is made primarily from carbon atoms stacked unevenly in a rigid structure to form […]

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5 Awesome uses of Activated Charcoal

Imagine: If you’ve got an hour to pack for your dream vacation, and all you can take is a small backpack – what would you toss in your backpack? Well, one thing that your would definitely want to add would be “Activated Charcoal”  the swiss army knife of natural remedies – One bottle serving as [...]
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Top 5 Applications Of Powdered Activated Carbon

  Powdered activated carbon is one of those compounds which is known for its versatility. There are a lot of different uses which it has to offer and it is important that you should be aware of what you can get by choosing to use activated carbon in the powdered form. Here, we are going […]

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Benefits Of Activated Carbon

Activated carbon is one of the most versatile compounds which has a lot to offer. It has immense use in the medical field and here we will take a look at some of the key benefits which we can use. Acne And Skin Troubles Activated carbon is extensively used in the cosmetic industry. Acne and […]

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Activated Carbon Beauty Hacks

Recently Ponds came up with this campaign where they were promoting skin care cream which was black in color for a cleaner skin. It was unusual because face creams are often associated with pinks and peaches, especially if it’s for women. Activated carbon was the main ingredient in it. So, what is this activated carbon […]

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5 HEALTHY USES OF ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

Activated charcoal is also known as activated carbon. It is a form of carbon that converted into low volume small pores that increase the surface area available for adsorption. Activated charcoal is negative charged ion that adsorbs toxin like a magnet that attracts heavy metals to purify the body. In this blog, we are going […]

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Activated Charcoal and it’s Uses

Aсtіvаtеd сhаrсоаl іѕ іndееd thе mоѕt effective tool available when dеаlіng wіth thе neutralization оf ingested tоxіnѕ. It іѕ uѕеd after someone ѕwаllоwѕ оr аbѕоrbѕ toxic drugѕ оr сhеmісаlѕ іntо their bodies. Infоrmаtіоn іndісаtеѕ that activated сhаrсоаl is аblе to reduce above 60% оf a роіѕоnоuѕ ѕubѕtаnсе іngеѕtеd bу thе bоdу. It wоrkѕ bу аbѕоrbіng […]

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Activated Carbon for Precious Metals Recovery

Adsorbents are materials or elements that perform adsorption. Adsorption is a process by which a good amount of ions or molecules are trapped and retained which must be isolated or separated, above all, from some fluid. Among the most used adsorbent materials is activated carbon. Activated charcoal and its applications Activated carbon refers to a […]

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Enriching your powdered activated carbon

Activated Carbon activated from wood based carbon consists of mineral content like Iron Oxide, Alkaline Earth , Silica, Calcium, Magnesium, Chlorides and sulphates.  Obviously your customers in the Food and Pharma industry will face a big challenge if their presence is beyond acceptable limits. For example a high sulphated ash content in your carbon causes turbidity in the Pharma industry. Reducing the ash content […]

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How Activated Carbon is produced from a chunk of Wood pile

The discarded wood pallets in shipping industries generated a massive industrial wooden waste. In a developed country like Hong Kong, 347 tons of domestic, commercial and industrial wood waste is generated every day (Ref: Hong Kong Environmental protection department,2005).  One of the ways to use this wooden waste is to produce activated carbon out of […]

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