8th Annual Activated Carbon Conference Show Review

The 8th Annual International Activated Carbon Conference (IACC-8) and optional training courses took place on Sept. 18—23. This article provides a brief review of some of the activities and summaries of the speakers’ topics.

About The Author: 

Barbara Sherman, MS, is responsible for short courses and conferences at Professional Analytical and Consulting Services, Inc. (PACS). She coordinates short courses in public and at the client’s time and place. She can be reached at 800-367-2587; fax 724-457-1214; http://members.aol.com/hnpacs/pacs.htm
Henry G. Nowicki, Ph.D., MBA, is president of PACS, which conducts research and development to take out and put chemicals into activated carbons. PACS has developed software programs for the activated carbon industry: the AC Tester instrument to evaluate used and unused activated carbons’ remaining service life, ASTM laboratory testing, GC/MS, ICP/AA instrumental chemical analysis and consulting services. He may be reached at Hnpacs@aol.com; 724-457-6576; fax 724-457-1214.

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Exploring the Multifunctional Nature of Activated Carbon Filtration

Granular activated carbon (GAC) is commonly used for removing organic constituents and residual disinfectants in water supplies. Activated carbon is a favored water treatment technique because of its multifunctional nature and the fact that it adds nothing detrimental to the treated water.

About The Author: 

Francis J. DeSilva has worked in the water treatment industry for more than 20 years. He is national sales manager for ResinTech, Inc., and currently is the director of the Water Treatment Section of the Liberty Bell Corrosion Course.

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December 28, 2000
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Media-Bed Filtration: Painstaking Analysis of Situation Leads to a Long-Term Solution

Many filtration products are available. Asking the correct questions is important in obtaining an optimum product for the desired application.

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Filtration

About The Author: 

E. Marvin Greenstein has a BS in chemical engineering, and a distinguished career in filtration system design and application. He founded LEEM Filtration Products, Inc., Ramsey, NJ, in 1977 and serves as president

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Activated Carbon Basics

Activated carbon is like a radio: everyone knows it works, but few people know exactly how. This article is a brief summary of the sources of carbons, the activation process, the principle of adsorption, and the range of current applications.

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A brief summary of the sources of carbons, the activation process, the principle of adsorption, and the range of current applications

About The Author: 

Elwood V. Rinehart is Product Manager for Potable/Process Water Treatment Carbons for Barnebey & Sutcliffe Corporation, Columbus, Ohio. Woody has been in the water treatment industry for more than 35 years, with over 12 years of specific experience with both gas and liquid adsorption applications for activated carbon.

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December 28, 2000
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