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Granular Activated Carbon(Gas & Vapor Phase)

Coconut shells and coal are used as raw material.
Crushed, granular, and pellet (cylindrical) shapes are available for any requirement.

GradeStandard particle size (mesh)CharacteristicsTypical application
General natural gas adsorption Use
GG
4 ~ 5.5
  • The activated carbon sizes can be selectable based on the application needs: i.e. granular mesh sizes or pelletized.
  • Generation of powder when in use is suppressed due to its hardness.
  • Cigarette filter
  • Filters for deodorizing
  • Gas mask、Masks for deodorizing
  • Deodorant for sealed storage such as refrigerator or cupboard
  • Air purification for house, car, or vessel
  • Removal of odor and toxic gas
  • Purification of source and produced gas
4 ~ 7.5
5.5 ~ 7.5
6.5 ~ 10
7.5 ~ 14
10 ~ 18
General natural gas adsorption Use
SG
2.5 ~ 5.5
  • Very effective recycling is possible as the surface is hard and abrasion resistance is excellent.
  • Due to its spherical shape, adding to and removal from the adsorption tower can be performed easily.
  • As the level of fine particle generation is small, equipment can be started quickly.
  • Removal of general toxic and noxious- odor gases.
  • Purification of source and produced gas
Solvent Recovery Use
GS
4 ~ 5.5
  • Macropore and micropore charcoal are available according to the type of solvent, considering adsorption, desorption, and catalytic performance.
  • Solvent Recovery
    Toluene, Xylene, N-Hexane, THF, Acetone, CO2, Cyclohexanone, MEK, MIBK, Trichloroethylene, Perchlorethylene, Methylene chloride
  • Removal of general toxic and noxious- odor gases.
5.5 ~ 7.5
Catalyst Carrier Use
GC
10 ~ 30
  • High purity and hardness facilitates long-term stability.
  • Can be handled for both fixed bed and fluidized bed.
  • Carrier for synthetic reaction of vinyl acetate, cyanuric chloride, Phosgen
  • Reaction Catalyst of Trichloroethene, perchloroethylene
  • Various types of catalyst carrier
22 ~ 42
30 ~ 60
For gas separation purification
GA
4 ~ 5.5
  • Excellent gas separation ability due to the highly developed micropores.
  • Suitable for adsorption of low concentration and low boiling point chemical compounds.
  • Also suitable for adsorption of specific substances in liquid phase.
  • Adsorption of gold and phenol in separation, and purification in liquid phase, such as hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and carbon monoxide
6.5 ~ 10
Desulfurization gas use
SA
4 ~ 5.5
  • Activated carbon can be used for physical adsorption and chemisorption, e.g., as an oxidation catalyst. Effective for both high and low concentrations.
  • Removal of sulfurous acid gas and hydrogen sulphide in exhaust gas
  • Removal of odor gas generated in public waste disposal facilities
  • Separation and removal of ozone
For solvent collection
KG
7.5 ~ 26
  • High-performance macropore charcoal with little deterioration. Especially good characteristics and hardness for long-term use by repeated adsorption and desorption with organic solvent.
  • Collection of transpiration gasoline for vehicles

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Granular activated carbon (Liquid & water phase)

GradeStandard particle size (mesh)CharacteristicsTypical application
For water purification
GW
10 ~ 30
  • Coconut shell activated carbon has good characteristics, high purity, and sufficient hardness.
  • No fine particles generated during use.
  • Can be reused by regeneration.
  • Removal of musty smell in tap water, COD compounds, and THM
  • Removal of ABS in water, phenol, foul odor and taste substances, and coloring matter
  • Dechlorination of drinking water, pure water, or industrial water, removal of organic matter
  • Water purifier, chemical compounds for water purification
  • Tertiary treatment of sewage water and waste water from industrial use
18 ~ 42
30 ~ 60
For liquid phase purification
GW-H
10 ~ 30
  • Coconut shell activated carbon with high adsorption capability and purity
  • Good for adsorption of minor components due to well-developed micropores.
  • Can be reused by regeneration.
  • Decolorization and purification of industrial chemicals, intermediates or F&B products.
  • Treatment of minor organic impurities in liquid phase
18 ~ 42
30 ~ 60
For decolorization of liquid phase
GLC
10 ~ 30
  • The macro pores of this carbon are suited for removal of colors.
  • Especially good in decolorization of highly concentrated solution.
  • Both caustic soda and baking recycling are possible.
  • Decolorization in food industry, such as amino acid, brewing, monosodium glutamate, glucose, sugar, syrup, gelatin, etc.
  • Decolorization and purification of industrial chemicals, intermediates or F&B products.
  • Decolorization of cleaning solvent
  • Decolorization of waste water
16 ~ 42
For general water processing and decolorization
KW
10 ~ 30
  • Very well-developed micro- to meso-scale pores of this coal-based activated carbon provide excellent adsorption speed and adsorption capacity.
  • Can be used very efficiently by recycling.
  • Removal of COD and decolorization of sewage water and waste water
  • Removal of COD compounds and humic substances in tap water
  • Decolorization and purification in production processes of various products
  • Preprocessing of factory water and pure water processing
  • Decolorization in foods industry, such as glucose, sugar, syrup, glycerin, etc.
  • Decolorization and purification of industrial chemicals, intermediates or F&B products.
18 ~ 42
For processing general water
SW
7.5 ~ 18
  • As it has good surface hardness and abrasion resistance, recycling with high efficiency is possible.
  • Due to its spherical shape, adding to and removal from the adsorption tower can be performed easily.
  • Little fine powder is produced, and the equipment can start operation immediately.
  • Removal of COD and decolorization of sewage water and waste water
  • Removal of COD compounds and humic substances in tap water
  • Decolorization and purification in production processes of various products
10 ~ 30

Sieve aperture and mesh indication table

Aperture(mm)Indication in JIS(mesh)
4.754.0
3.355.5
2.806.5
2.367.5
1.7010
1.1814
1.0016
0.85018
Aperture(mm)Indication in JIS(mesh)
0.71022
0.60026
0.50030
0.35542
0.25060
0.150100
0.075200

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Powdered activated carbon

GradeStandard particle size (mesh)CharacteristicsTypical application
For water purification
PW
100 or less
  • Wood-based powdered activated carbon, which has the characteristics of activated carbon according to application
  • Removal of musty smells, humic substances, COD compounds, THM, and synthetic detergents in tap water
  • COD removal and decolorization of waste water
For general decolorization purification
PK
100 or less
  • Coconut shell powdered activated carbon, which has the characteristics of activated carbon according to application
  • Decolorization and purification in food industry
  • Decolorization and purification of chemicals and intermediates for industrial use
  • Decolorization of solvents for cleaning
For dioxin removal
PDX
100 or less
  • Selected carbonaceous material is used and manufactured by the steam activation method, so it is good for safe ignition.
  • Removal of dioxin

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Special activated carbon

Functional activated carbon to which special treatment is applied to improve its general function

GradeStandard particle size (mesh)CharacteristicsTypical application
G-H 4 ~ 5.5
  • Suitable for removing acid gas, such as hydrogen sulphide
  • Air purification filter
  • Removal of odors generated in sewage water, treatment plants for human waste, and sewage disposal facilities
4 ~ 7.5
T-B 4 ~ 5.5
  • Removal of basic gases such as ammonia and trimethylamine for use in air purification.
  • Air purification filter
  • Deodorizer
  • Removal of odors generated in sewage water, treatment plants for human waste, and sewage disposal facilities
  • Septic trucks
4 ~ 7.5
T-C 4 ~ 5.5
  • Suitable for removing neutral gas, such as methyl disulfide.
  • Air purification filter
  • Removal of odors generated in sewage water, treatment plants for human waste, and sewage disposal facilities
4 ~ 7.5
T-S 10 ~ 32
  • Activated carbon impregnated with silver with antibacterial properties which is widely used in filters for water purification.
  • Prevention of generation of general bacteria in a water purifiers
  • Decay prevention in retained water and in cyclic water
20 ~ 42
32 ~ 60

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