Activated Carbon Mesh Granular

March 28, 2019

Using Activated Carbon for Odor Removal

Activated carbon (charcoal) has proven to be a very efficient tool for removing undesirable odors in confined areas. The surface area of activated carbon allows the media to effectively absorb organic compounds.  First, carbon is heated to very high temperatures through steam activation.  This process then increases the surface area to absorb odors. The unwanted odor enters through pores and …

Cargo Dry Pak Plus

November 11, 2018

What is “container rain”?

Shipping is a large industry across the nation.   Products are transported through various methods to include water and truck.   Regardless of the mode of transportation, all containers are susceptible to moisture.   The moisture content of the air during load as well as the temperature during transit both impact the moisture level in the shipping container.   Moisture trapped in the container …

Activated Carbon 4mm Pellets

July 15, 2018

Air Filtration Applications of Activated Carbon

Pollutants in the air can be outputs of industrial manufacturing processes or can form naturally.  Contaminants released into the air and created as a result of industrial processes are regulated by the Clean Air Act.  Companies are responsible for having the necessary filtration systems to control pollution emitted into the air. When Activated Carbon is incorporated into filtration systems at …


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 …

Adsorb vs. Absorb

March 23, 2016

Adsorbents & Absorbents…Understanding the Difference

Adsorbents or Absorbents? While air flow is critical in controlling moisture, it does not fix every situation especially within sealed containers where mold and mildew can easily grow. There are a multitude of products out in the market, but understanding their role is key to using them effectively. By definition, an adsorbent better known as a desiccant is a chemical …