Optimization and economic evaluation of granular activated carbon for organic removal
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Published by American Water Works Association Research Foundation, American Water Works Association in Denver, CO .
Written in English


  • Water -- Purification -- Adsorption -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Water -- Purification -- Organic compounds removal -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Carbon, Activated.

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Statementprepared by M.J. McGuire ... [et al.].
SeriesResearch report / American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Research report (AWWA Research Foundation)
ContributionsMcGuire, Michael J., AWWA Research Foundation.
LC ClassificationsTD449.5 .O67 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationlix, 377, [157] p. :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1781205M
ISBN 100898674697
LC Control Number89173907

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  Comparison with previous work using powdered activated carbon (PAC) revealed that for organic removal above 60% the use of GAC media incurs a significantly lower carbon . Performance of granular activated carbon for total organic carbon removal. Paul V. Roberts. Search for more papers by this author. (including granular activated carbon) in the treatment of drinking water were analyzed for their application to GAC use in the United States. Douglas M. Owen, Seongho Hong, Bench‐scale evaluation of GAC Cited by: A range of commercial granular activated carbon (GAC) media have been assessed as pretreatment technologies for a downstream microfiltration (MF) process. Media were assessed on the basis of reduction in both organic matter and turbidity, since these are known to cause fouling in MF by: It is well understood what properties of activated carbon are mostly responsible for removal of 2-methylisoborneol (MIB) because MIB is a commonly studied trace organic contaminant. Five commercially available granular activated carbons (GACs) were evaluated for MIB removal using rapid small-scale column tests (RSSCTs).

Optimization of the process centers around minimizing the cost of recycling the SCF through an efficient recompression scheme and cycle configuration in the desorber unit. An economic evaluation shows a processing cost of ¢/lb (23¢/kg) GAC which compares . Water--Purification--Organic compounds removal. 3. Carbon, Activated. 4. Water quality. I. Title. TDC46 'dc23 3 granular Activated carbon systems 21 13 Activated carbon system Implementation and Economic considerations Granular activated carbon [39]. Though activated carbon is the most effective and efficient known were converted into activated carbon and applied for the adsorption removal of Iron (Fe 2. The reclaim water is essentially deionised water with sulphate anions added; no cation removal is therefore required and the process flow sheet reflects this (Fig. ).Reclaim water is pumped at a rate of m 3 d −1 through a 14 m 3 activated carbon bed (diameter = m, height = m) for the removal of hydrogen peroxide which can be present in some of the baths.

Granular activated carbon (GAC) is commonly used for removing organic constituents and residual disinfectants in water supplies. This not only improves taste and minimizes health hazards; it protects other water treatment units such as reverse osmosis membranes and ion exchange resins from possible damage due to oxidation or organic fouling. Assesses the optimization of GAC to remove trihalomethane precursors (to attain finished water THM concentration of 1 - 20 µg/L), based on modeling, bench-scale, and pilot-plant experimentation. Evaluates the economics of the process by developing cost estimates for six participating utilities. Published in . Many adsorbents have been utilized for the removal of GA, such as clay minerals [12,13] and activated carbon [14,15]. Activated carbon can remove GA from aqueous solution effectively. The regeneration of activated carbon should be done in order to recover its adsorption ability. Heat treatment is often used to regenerate saturated activated. What Parameters can Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Remove? DESCRIPTION OF ADSORBTION Molecules from gas or liquid phase will be attached in a physical way to a surface, in this case the surface is from the Granular Active Carbon (GAC). The adsorption process takes place in three steps; Macro transport: The movement of organic material through.