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Activated Carbon for Edible Oil Refining

Activated Carbon or particularly PAC ( powdered activated carbon) grades for edible oil refining are mixed with Fullers’s earth in proportions and used to purify edible oil. Harmful toxins, colors, and PAH are removed from the edible oils. These generally are a product of refining oil on a commercial scale.     What kind of […]

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Unveiling the Versatility of Powdered Activated Carbon (PAC)

Introduction: Powdered Activated Carbon (PAC) is a renowned and versatile raw material activated carbon product, with its roots often traced back to wood or coal. This article explores the diverse applications of PAC, shedding light on its production methods and varied uses in industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to environmental purification. Wood-Based PAC: Wood-based […]

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Unveiling the Versatility of Wood, Coconut, and Bamboo Charcoal-Based Activated Carbons

Wood charcoal stands out for its high mesoporosity, making it an excellent choice for adsorbing methylene blue and molasses, particularly effective in handling light colorants, endotoxins, and various impurities. Generally, wood-based carbons, often in powdered activated carbon (PAC) form, are preferred for their high surface area, finding applications in diverse sectors. Steam PAC, especially in […]

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What is powdered activated carbon? Why is it used? Some key application areas?

Powdered activated carbon popularly known as PAC is activated charcoal ground or pulverized beyond 80 mesh. PAC can be pulverized up to 500 mesh size. The most common PAC is wood-based activated charcoal ( steam and chemical ), however, coconut and coal-based PACs are used in a few applications. The application of PAC depends on […]

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Why Activated Carbon is a growing industry and a weapon against environmental degradation and pollution?

Activated Carbon is any product with high carbon content with millions of pores making its surface area bigger than a football field ( min you just a gram of carbon). It is made by the physical activation of steam or the chemical activation of dehydrating agents like phosphoric acid / KOH. Wood, Coal, Coconut shells, […]

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DIY Air Purifier Activated Charcoal

How to make an economical activated charcoal air purifier at home ? Buy some high quality activated carbon granules. 4×8 mesh size with high CTC and Iodine value is a good buy. Iodine above 900 is recommended Get a jute bag pouch and cloth Get a canvas based plastic through which air can pass through […]

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Ten Reasons Why Activated Charcoal Is Amazing

Have you read about the awesome advantages of Activated charcoal.? From cleansing your gut with detox drinks to whitening your teeth with activated charcoal based toothpaste, to curing acne as a home remedy with Activated Charcoal face wash. Activated Charcoal also helps in eliminating odors for domestic and industrial purpose.   Meet the NEW WONDER […]

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7 Advantages of Using Activated Charcoal

Have you read about the awesome advantages of Activated charcoal.? From gut cleansing detox drinks to brushing your teeth with activated charcoal based toothpaste,  to banishing acne with Activated Charcoal face wash. Activated Charcoal also helps in eliminating odors for domestic and industrial purpose.   Meet the NEW WONDER INGREDIENT of your daily routine. There […]

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Have you read about the detox superpowers of Activated charcoal?

From detox drinks to brushing your teeth with activated charcoal toothpaste,  to banishing acne with Activated Charcoal face wash. Activated Charcoal also helps in eliminating odors for domestic and industrial purpose. Meet the NEW SUPER INGREDIENT of your daily routine. There are many miraculous benefits of this black substance. Activated charcoal in a small jar […]

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Activated Charcoal Tablets | Activated Charcoal USP / BP / IP Grade

Activated Charcoal tablets are made from wood based / coconut based powder activated charcoal. The activated charcoal needs to be IP / USP / BP grade. Activated charcoal is normally acid washed and neutral pH. The activated charcoal is then sterilised to ensure negligible aerobic and aerobic bacteria. For activated charcoal tablets or BP / […]

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