Pretreatment parts and components

Activated Carbon
for Industrial Water Filtration

Nalco Water is a leading distributor of activated carbon, granular activated carbon and liquid phase activated carbon. We are a stocking distributor for a wide variety of domestic and imported activated carbon choices that cover most liquid phase adsorption processes. All products meet or exceed AWWA B100 and are listed under NSF Standard 61.

Activated Carbon Offerings

Specialists with Activated Carbon Expertise

Unlike many distributors, Nalco Water manufactures and services activated carbon filters, uses activated carbon in our service DI systems and has engineers and activated carbon specialists on staff to assist you in the selection of the best liquid phase-activated carbon for your application regardless of your industry. Because we specialize in industrial water treatment, we can assist with:

  • Choosing the correct size activated carbon (GAC): 8x30 mesh, 12x40 mesh, 20x50 mesh
  • Choosing the correct base product: bituminous coal, coconut, lignite
  • Determining the best metric: iodine number, molasses number, surface area, peroxide number

Typical Applications

  • Taste and odor removal
  • Chlorine removal/dechlorination
  • TOC reduction
  • Chloramine removal
  • RO pre-treatment
  • VOC reduction/remediation
  • Color removal

Competitively Priced Options

Nalco Water is a distributor for activated carbon companies who we trust. Our competitively priced imported activated carbons have been processed to the same high standards as the domestic products.

Packaging Options

Nalco Water has a variety of packaging options to fit your needs:

  • 55 pound bags / 25 kg
  • 1 cubic foot plastic bags
  • 1 cubic foot paper bags
  • 1,000 pound Supersacks

Industries Served

Nalco Water has activated carbon customers across many industries including food and beverage, power plants, co-generation and power plants, municipal water treatment plants, chemical plants, refineries and pharmaceutical plants.

Turnkey Services

Nalco Water is a uniquely qualified provider of complete activated carbon change-out services for water treatment equipment used in commercial and industrial applications. This service is offered throughout the United States. We have been rebedding activated carbon filters of all sizes and configurations on a turnkey basis since 1985.

Spent Activated Carbon Acceptance

Nalco Water can assist with spent carbon return for select products  after the material has been tested and approved for reactivation.

While we can’t accept spent carbon that was not originally purchased from us, we’ll do everything possible to assist you with disposal, regardless of the manufacturer. Please contact us for specific pricing on this service.

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