There are many uses for Natural Charcoal
In remote areas, Natural Charcoal is an ideal media for cleaning up brown waters to produce a clear wholesome potable water as its macro pores can adsorb the large organic compounds that cause the colour in water.
Throughout the world, the need to protect our environment from pollution is an overriding priority. In the UK, under the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Act, each organisation is compelled to make sure that their spent water complies with certain standards.
Natural Charcoal is unique in that not only does it adsorb organic molecules, but it also has the unique ability of adsorbing dissolved ash. In the case of effluent waters, this same property is used to reduce heavy metal ions. Metals such as copper, lead, zinc and cadmium are readily adsorbed by Natural charcoal reducing levels to below those required by regulatory authorities.
Where there are contaminated waters or where water is used to extract impurities from contaminated land Natural Charcoal can be used as part of an overall solution. Natural Charcoal has been used to remove radioactive contaminants from water on Nuclear Sites.
Natural Charcoal is used to remove organic colourants and dissolved ash.
The uses for this product seem endless with it being used worldwide for:
- Special effects in films
- Pigments for colouring paint
- Heat insulation for circuit boards
- and more