dvr Activated Carbon Tech Grade

Activated Carbon is a very active product with a high proportion of medium and large pores. It is recommended for the adsorption of large quantities of high molecular weight substances.

Technical Specifications:

Coal, Carbon & Charcoal


Appearance: Dark grey/black powder
Specific Gravity: .22-.32
Pour Point: 2150ºC
Flash Point: Not flammable


Type: Charcoal
Solubility: Negligible (water, oil)
pH: 4.0-6.0
Microtox: Not applicable


Activated carbon manufacturer, supplier and exporter. We are manufacturing Granular Activated Carbon with various Iodine Adsorption value (mg. /gm.): 450 IV – 1200 IV

We manufacture and export Activated Carbon to our clients that are formulated using premium quality chemicals and according to the international quality standards. These are used for the reduction of the impurities related to taste, odour and colour inorganic chemicals. Our ranges of products are fully tested by quality analysts to ensure that the defect free range is supplied to our customers. We offer these at cost effective prices.

An activated carbon product can be characterized by its activity and physical properties. Activity properties include pore size distribution that defines the available pore volume of a carbon over three pore size regions: the micropore, mesopore, and macropore regions:
Micropore region – less than 100 Angstroms
Mesopore region – between 100 and 1,000 Angstroms
Macropore region – greater than 1,000 Angstroms
Pore size distribution properties are key indicators of a carbon's potential performance for removing contaminants (adsorbates) from water. The molecules encountered in the gas phase are generally smaller than those in the liquid phase applications; therefore, a gas phase carbon has the majority of its pores concentrated in the micropore region.
A broad range of pore sizes must be available, both for ease of movement of adsorbates through the carbon pores and for the adsorption of particular molecular sizes. Liquid phase carbons often contain a broader pore size distribution to remove color bodies and larger organic materials, while maintaining some microporosity for the removal of taste and odor compounds.
Physical properties include surface area, product density, mesh size, abrasion resistance, and ash content.
Typical measured carbon properties include:
Iodine Number – standard testing done to estimate the surface area of the activated carbon by measuring iodine adsorption at a given set of standard testing conditions, reported in mg I2 adsorbed per gram carbon
Surface Area – amount of surface available for adsorption for a given mass of carbon, measured using techniques such as BET nitrogen adsorption; reported in units of m2/g
Product Density – several properties available, including apparent density which is the density of the carbon at maximum packing efficiency, reported in g/cc or lbs/cf
Mesh Size – measure of particle range of the granular product, usually reported as a range of sieve openings, such as 12 x 40 for a carbon that passes a 12 mesh screen, but is retained on a 40 mesh screen with a specification on the amount that can be retained on the larger opening screen or passing the smaller opening screen; basis is US sieve sizes Abrasion Number – measure of the ability of the carbon product to resist attrition; this important property permits one to understand how durable the activated carbon is in applications where backwashing is required, carbon will be transferred, or treatment velocities are above average
Ash Level – a measure of the non-carbon content of the activated carbon; all base materials have a certain ash constituency, with the content varying from base material to base material; for example, coconut shell carbon tends to have more alkali earth metals, while coal-based carbons have more heavy metals

We are leading supplier of Activated Carbon and Activated Charcoal for various industrial applications worldwide like Petrochemical, Sewage Treatment, Water Treatment Plants, Activated Carbon for contamination, odour and colour removal.


Activated carbon is useful in drinking water treatment because it acts as an adsorbent, and can effectively remove particles and organics from water. These organics are of great concern in water treatment because they react with many disinfectants, especially chlorine.

The use of Granular Activated Carbon in wastewater treatment systems is a proven process for removal of organic compounds. As a tertiary treatment method, carbon adsorption and regeneration have been used to process domestic wastewaters contaminated with industrial wastes of organic origin as well as biologically treated waste waters. Activated Carbon, when contacted with water containing organic material, will remove these compounds selectively by a combination of adsorption of the less polar molecules, filtration of the larger particles, and partial deposition of colloidal material on the exterior surface. The quantity of Activated Carbon required will depend upon the degree of contamination.




Powdered varieties of Activated Carbon are used in liquid phase application  primarily for removal of undesired color, smell and other impurities in many types of industries Including basic drugs, fine chemicals, glucose, sugar, electroplating plasticizers and so on.  Quite often, powdered carbon is washed with acid and then, repeatedly with water & dried  to minimize impurities like soluble ash-iron, heavy metals etc. Activated Carbon is Invariably used in a batch process at the penultimate stage of manufacture of a product. A pre-determined quantity of activated carbon is added to a solution and after stirring for a certain contact time mostly at elevated temperature carbon is filtered out or to get sparkling color free solutions from which product are recovered.  it is pertinent to mention that use of powdered activated carbon apart from decolonization  imparts several other benefits like longer shelf life, truer, and bolder crystals, closer melting and boiling points etc.


Granular activated carbons are mostly made from Coconut Shells on petroleum coke, bituminous coal or lignite. Granular activated carbon is used in continuous process in areas like water treatment (drinking & effluent water), removal of mercury from effluents or alkali cells, solvent recovery, gold recovery, removal of odour, gas masks, as catalyst carrier, for decholorination of water, purification & separation of gases, kitchen hoods, dry cleaning etc. 

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