Activated Carbon Coal

November 17, 2017

Delta Adsorbents Expands Its Product Offering

Activated Carbon is a filtration media used to remove impurities from liquids and air.   It’s used in a variety of industries from municipal applications for purification of drinking water to industrial applications for pollution control.   Activated Carbon is also commonly called Activated Charcoal.  The nomenclature comes from the process to make activated carbon which heats and oxidizes coal into charcoal.  You …

Activated Carbon

November 16, 2017

Is Activated Carbon used for absorption or adsorption?

What does Activated Carbon do? Activated Carbon is also broadly used in air and water purification applications.  The pores of Activated Carbon are also ideal for adsorbing odors and organic chemicals.  The large surface area of Activated Carbon offers an effective way to rid large volumes of air and water of unwanted chemicals.  Activated Carbon can contain base material such as coal or coconut shell; each …


June 3, 2017

What is OrganoClay Water Filtration Media?

DelSorb sets the standard for water treatment through this DS-200 series Organoclay products that are Zeolite based. Zeolite is a volcanic material with specific characteristics that make it perfect for water filtration. The structure of Zeolite has extensive surface area and the shape is almost like a honeycomb, with open areas within a strong framework. These open frames keep the structure itself …

Activated Alumina

May 6, 2017

Is Activated Alumina the Best Air Drying Desiccant?

Known as ‘adsorption’, taking in water and drying air are the main functions for this particular desiccant. When humidity molecules appear in the air, they can lead to corrosion in machinery as well as ice formations which, as you can imagine, can be dangerous and damaging. Therefore, it is important to remove these molecules so the machinery and equipment can …

Orange Indicating Silica Gel

December 12, 2016

What Are Different Silica Gel Options?

Different Type of Silica Gel Blue Indicating Silica Gel– Is a useful desiccant, there is a range of mesh sizes for any need.  Its has many  uses. It does not react with chemicals, and is odorless, tasteless, non-toxic, and non-corrosive. It is very porous and can adsorb a large amount of water due to its large internal surface area. White …

Molecular Sieve

November 14, 2016

What is Molecular Sieve?

Molecular Sieve Desiccants are typically used for drying gases and liquids.  They are made up of a crystalline composition which makes them even more effective than other types of desiccants. These sieves are extremely helpful in cryogenic operations, during this process all water must be removed to avoid freezing. Molecular Sieves come in multiple ranges of absorbency, along with molecule shape and sieve surface. …