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Charcoal/carbon activated filters

  1. May 16, 2018 at 8:28 AM #1
    Hi PF, can someone suggest me any books/sources to learn how carbon activated filters work. I'm curious about the absorption process: is it physical or chemical? where can I find some experimental data?

    Thanks
    Ric
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 16, 2018 at 10:39 AM #2
    The term for the process you wish to understand is adsorption. see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adsorption
     
  4. May 16, 2018 at 10:49 AM #3
    Sorry, I know the difference, I just made a mistake in translating.
     
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