Activated carbon is the most popular and the cheapest material used in purification of alcohol,and steam-activated carbon is derived from natural raw materials.Much of activated carbon is regenerated (cleaning/desorption) and is used hundreds,or even thousands,of times.
The granular activated carbon are produced and refined through carbonization and activation with high quality coconut from Souththeast Asia as raw material. Theproducts have Large specific surface area, developed pore structure, mighty adsorptive properties and high intensity, widely used in purification and treatment of kinds of water, purification of gas and filtration of cigarettes. Thy are used for decolorizing and and refining of chemical catalyst, monosodium glutamate, citric acid and wine.
Activated carbon (also called activated charcoal) is the more general term which includes carbon material mostly derived from charcoal.