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Activated Carbon Media

OLC12x30-100-BOX by Nelsen
List Price: $169.00
Our Price: $152.65
Savings: $16.35 (10%)


Using an activated carbon media is often recommended to households that suffer from getting highly-contaminated drinking water. The activated carbon media uses 1 cubic foot water washed, bituminous coal in its granular form. The mesh size is quite decent at 12 x 40—sufficient to ensure that the odd taste and odor of chlorine is removed from your drinking water. The activated carbon is an excellent medium for filtration and adsorption—a process where organic molecules in a liquid or gas get stuck at the surface of the pores of activated carbon. This ensures that the liquid or gas passing through the carbon is free from impurities. This system needs periodic backwashing when used as a part of down-flow filters. The maximum carbon life here is around three years.


  • Weight: 50 pounds