Activated Carbon

Meaning, 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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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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