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The many faces of activated carbon

Mulop, Normah (1992) The many faces of activated carbon. Buletin FKKKSA, 6 (1). pp. 10-14. ISSN 0128-0740

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Abstract

Raw materials containing a high percentage of carbon can be processed and converted to activated carbon which has a large surface area. It is this structure that provides activated carbon with the ability to absorb gases and vapors from gases, and dissolved or dispersed substances from liquids. This unique nature of the activated carbon makes it possible for the carbon to be used for purification purposes and also other applications.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Activated carbon, activation process, adsorptive properties, carbonization process, production of activated carbon, uses of activated carbon
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:4504
Deposited By: Norhani Jusoh
Deposited On:16 Nov 2007 10:20
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:18

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