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Activated Carbon

Chlorine Reduction/Removal
Limited Reduction of THMs, VOCs and Chloramines
Most Common In Cartridge Filters
Reduction/Removal of Bad Tastes and Odors
Limited Reduction of Hydrogen Sulfide
Less Expensive

Catalytic Activated Carbon

Higher Capacity for Chlorine Reduction/Removal
Better Reduction of THMs, VOCs and Chloramines
Only Used in Special Carbon Filters
Reduction/Removal of Bad Tastes and Odors
Better Reduction of Hydrogen Sulfide
More Expensive

NOT ALL CATALYTIC CARBONS ARE CREATED EQUAL

Contains (10%) Feroxyhyte (FeOOH) coated GAC

The ONLY Catalytic carbon on the market that uses iron-hydroxide for
the highest oxidation and adsorption (Accumulation of the molecular species at the surface)

A huge capacity for humic substances, phosphates, copper and many other heavy metals. Humic substances are negatively charged at circumneutral pH conditions due to prevalence of carboxyl and phenol groups on their surface.

To increase catalytic efficiency, it is essential to make the surface area as large as possible. When iron-oxide is used as a catalyst it’s coated from 20 – 50 mm distributed on a porous surface combined with the largest surface area, there is an increase in catalytic activity per unit weight.

Clack (Jacobi Carbons)

Culligan (Centaur)

Watch Water

To increase catalytic efficiency, it is essential to make the surface area as large as possible.