May 25, 2021

What is Granular Activated Carbon? | WWD Weekly Digest Video

What is Granular Activated Carbon? | WWD Weekly Digest Video

Granular activated carbon is a filtration media made from organic materials that can be used to remove contaminants from water and wastewater. In this video, Adam Redding, Calgon Carbon technical director for drinking water solutions, answers some of the most commonly searched questions about granular activated carbon. From answering what is granular activated carbon and is granular activated carbon hazardous to how is granular activated carbon made to how does does granular activated carbon work, this interview is packed with technical knowledge for industry newcomers and veterans alike.

  • Intro: (0:00)
  • What is granular activated carbon?: (0:33)
  • How do you make granular activated carbon?: (1:27)
  • Is granular activated carbon hazardous?: (4:01)
  • What is granular activated carbon used for?: (5:57)
  • What emerging contaminants can granular activated carbon remove?: (7:58)
  • How does granular activated carbon work?: (10:53)
  • Outro: (14:52)

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United States

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