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Carbon, 5. Activated Carbon

  1. Klaus-Dirk Henning1,
  2. Hartmut von Kienle2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.n05_n04

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Henning, K.-D. and von Kienle, H. 2010. Carbon, 5. Activated Carbon. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    CarboTech Aktivkohlen GmbH, Essen, Germany

  2. 2

    (formerly Degussa AG, Hanau), Heusenstamm, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

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The article contains sections titled:

1.General Aspects
2.Carbonaceous Adsorbents
2.1.Types of Carbonaceous Adsorbents
2.2.Chemical Properties
2.3.Mechanical Properties
2.4.Adsorption Properties
2.5.Quality Control
3.1.General Aspects
3.2.Raw Materials
3.3.Activating Furnaces
3.4.Methods of Activation
3.4.1.Chemical Activation
3.4.2.Gas Activation
3.5.Granular and Pelletized Carbons
3.6.Carbon Molecular Sieves
3.7.Further Treatment
4.1.Gas-Phase Applications
4.1.1.Solvent Recovery
4.1.2.Process-Gas and Air Purification
4.1.3.Gas Separation
4.1.4.Gasoline Vapor Adsorption
4.1.5.Flue Gas Cleaning
4.2.Liquid-Phase Applications
4.2.1.Water Treatment
4.2.2.Micellaneous Liquid-Phase Applications
4.3.Impregnated Activated Carbon
4.4.Catalysts and Catalyst Supports
5.Regeneration and Reactivation
6.Economic Aspects