All Blog Posts about ‘Activated Carbon’

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Production of Activated Carbon

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Biomass to Activated Carbon Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the production of activated carbon through the pyrolysis of biomass. Processing biomass through pyrolysis can yield a variety of end products, from biocoal and biochar, all the way to activated carbon, with additional products in between. Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Infographic on Producing Activated Carbon and Other Products from Biomass

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Biomass to Activated Carbon Infographic

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on producing activated carbon and other products from biomass. Producing materials such as biochar, activated carbon, and biocoal from biomass sources continues to be a growing trend. This infographic gives an overview on all of the products that Continue reading →

 

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

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Direct- vs. Indirect-Fired Rotary Kilns and Dryers: A Beginner's Guide to Pyroprocessing

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 →

 

Question of the Week: What does the Transformation of Biomass to Activated Carbon Look Like?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Does the Transformation of Biomass to Activated Carbon Look Like

The process of converting biomass to activated carbon can vary depending on the source and characteristics of the feedstock material, and the wanted end-product characteristics. This process is outlined in the stages below: Drying. Biomass must first be dried, most often via a rotary dryer, Continue reading →

 

Activated Carbon: A Critical Component in Water Treatment Facilities

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Facilities

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

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Using Activated Carbon for Controlling Disinfectant By-products in Drinking Water Treatment

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

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

A Look at Activated Carbon Thermal Regeneration

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

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

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

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Activated Carbon in Gold Cyanidation Recovery

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

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Introduction to Activated Carbon

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 →