Activated carbon is used to purify liquids and gases in a variety of applications, including drinking water, food and beverage processing, Petroleum products, odor removal, industrial pollution control and gold mining, agriculture and Medicinal field. Activated carbon is produced from carbonaceous source materials, such as coconut shell, cashew nut shell, coal, peat and Jute stick. The primary raw material used for activated carbon is any organic material with high carbon content.
Some process involved to make activated carbon
- Pre activation
- Post activation