Activated CarbonMeaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Activated Carbon?
A highly adsorbent form of carbon used to remove odors and toxic substances from liquid or gaseous emissions. In waste treatment, it is used to remove dissolved organic matter from waste drinking water. It is also used in motor vehicle evaporative control systems.
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Related glossary terms:
Activated Sludge Carbon Absorber Carbon Adsorption Carbon Monoxide CO Carbon Tetrachloride CC14 Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Chlorofluorocarbons CFCs Fluorocarbons Granular Activated Carbon Treatment
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