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Activated Carbon Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base | Articles & White Papers

As a supplier of various types of activated carbon media for both liquid phase and vapor phase adsorption, TIGG created the activated carbon knowledge base to help share an understanding of activated carbon. The knowledge base details how activated carbon filters and adsorbers can be used in environmental remediation applications, industrial process solutions, and other situations where air or water needs to be purified.

The TIGG staff has compiled years of experience working with activated carbon and is presenting their helpful technical data to give a better understanding of what activated carbon is and how the industry uses activated carbon to solve air and water purification issues. Click on the links to view a web version of the articles; for a printable version, click on the PDF icon.

White Papers & Downloadable PDFs

Evolving PFAS Removal Options

What is Activated Carbon and How Does It Work?

GAC and pH Rise

Properties of Activated Carbon

How Activated Carbon Works for a Specific Application

PCB Removal Using Activated Carbon

Purification of Amines and Glycols


Activated Carbon for Mercury Removal

Catalyst & Equipment Protection

Activated Carbon Processes for Liquids

Manufactured Gas Plants & Activated Carbon

VOC Containment | Capturing & Cleansing Contaminants

Roles of Granular Activated Carbon in Gas Conditioning

Proper Carbon Preparation Ensures Full Bed Utilization

To find out how TIGG’s experienced technical sales representatives can assist you in selecting the most appropriate type of activated carbon for your needs, call 1-724-703-3020 or click here to contact us.


TIGG has over 40 years of experience in developing a broad range of activated carbon filters, adsorption equipment, and services for environmental remediation all over North America. We develop, design and manufacture equipment for the removal of trace contaminants from air, water, process liquids, and gases.