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Bulk Carbon in the UK

Posted By: Alistair <amckerr@hotmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, 11 May 1999, at 8:48 a.m.

No, not a strange anglophile version of the Bruce Springsteen song...

After reading Dr Momfish's article about buying bulk pharmaceutical grade carbon I set about finding a similar source in the UK.

Its possible to buy activated carbon from these people:

Carbon Link Limited Sterling House 2 Park Street Wigan Lancs. WN3 5HE email: john@carbon.demon.co.uk (John Lever)

They supply a product called Mesocarb® EX 60W/4 which is:

Grade EX 60W/4 is a cylindrical extruded pellet, manufactured from bituminous coal by steam activation. The material is a porous adsorbent with a highly developed internal surface area, which has been specially designed for use in vapour phase adsorption systems.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES Parameter Unit Value Type Coal CTC % min 65 Moisture as packed % max 5 Hardness % min