Activated Charcoal

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  • Any form of high purity elemental carbon processed to have high porosity
  • Used as a more efficient/dense chemical filter/reactor compared to standard carbon sources such as charcoal
  • Can be produced by high temperatures, medium temperatures and steam, or chemicals
  • Made with Calcium Chloride - [1]
  • Source material is usually charred wood (charcoal) or some form of coal (coke or raw coal)
  • Main uses include Water Purification Medium, Ingested Poision Treatment, Chemical Reactant, Air Purification Medium, Air Filter Mask Medium, and Industrial Carbocatalysists

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