All Blog Posts about ‘Activated Carbon’

Activated Carbon: A Critical Component in Water Treatment Facilities

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Activated carbon is a powerful adsorbent used prolifically throughout water purification efforts to remove contaminants and undesirable components. While activated carbon can be used in a wide range of water treatment applications, it is a critical tool used throughout municipal and industrial water treatment facilities Continue reading →

 

Using Activated Carbon to Control Disinfectant By-Products in Drinking Water Treatment

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Activated carbon is a widely used adsorbent, employed throughout a variety of industries to accomplish a number of goals. Activated carbon’s unique porous surface structure allows it to capture and hold on to both gas and liquid phase particles. This ability lends itself to a Continue reading →

 

A Look at Activated Carbon Thermal Regeneration

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Prized for its extremely porous surface area, the superior performance of activated carbon as an adsorbent lends itself to a number of applications spanning across a range of industries. One of the major benefits to activated carbon is that it is capable of being restored, Continue reading →

 

The Thermal Conversion of Biomass to Activated Carbon (And Everything in Between)

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Biomass to Activated Carbon Kiln

The biomass industry has seen steady growth the past few years, as nations around the globe continue to shift focus toward more renewable energy sources. And while biomass offers direct uses in itself, it can also be converted to a number of carbon products, all Continue reading →

 

Activated Carbon in Gold Cyanidation

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Cyanidation, or the metallurgical process of extracting gold from ore with cyanide leaching agents, has long been a primary method of gold beneficiation. Widely used throughout the world, one incredible material helps to make gold recovery from a cyanide solution possible; with its ultra-porous structure, Continue reading →

 

Introduction to Activated Carbon

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Activated carbon, sometimes called activated charcoal, is a unique adsorbent prized for its extremely porous structure that allows it to effectively capture and hold materials. Widely used throughout a number of industries to remove undesirable components from liquids or gases, activated carbon can be applied Continue reading →

 

Applying Activated Carbon for A Better Environment

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Activated carbon is a powerful adsorbent, widely used across a host of industries to remove contaminants or undesirable components from liquids and gases. It is especially valuable in pollution control and recovery efforts, with recent market reports predicting a healthy outlook, largely based around demand Continue reading →

 

Activated Carbon: A Growing Market of Opportunity

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Activated carbon is a diverse adsorbent, playing a key role in a number of applications, particularly in relation to environmental recovery and purification. Among a myriad of other uses, it can be used to remediate groundwater, purify contaminated drinking water, and even aid in air purification. Continue reading →

 

Direct- VS. Indirect-Fired Rotary Kilns & Dryers: A Beginners Guide to Pyro-Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

For over a century, rotary equipment has been widely accepted as a preferred means for the pyro-processing of bulk solids, offering distinct advantages over stationary processing equipment. As a cylinder rotates, tumbling, sliding, lifting or showering continuously agitates the material within. These actions ensure that Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Indirect Pilot Kiln

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO's Indirect Kiln

Our photo this week comes from the FEECO Lab, and showcases the lab’s pilot scale indirect kiln. Indirect kilns are used for a variety of applications and materials. In general, there are a few reasons why it may be desirable to utilize an indirect kiln Continue reading →