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Powdered activated carbon

The inquiry about this product

The HOKUETSU brand of powdered activated carbon, made from sawdust, is mainly used to refine general foods and medicines. Ajinomoto Fine-Techno also supplies carbon primarily made from coconut shells and coal, which is used to treat water and sewerage, industrial wastewater, and dioxins.

Product and list of general uses

  Liquid-phase Gas-phase
Medical drugs Foods Drainage Other
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Hokuetsu SD

With its high level of purity and adsorption capabilities, this product is optimal for refining medical drugs and foods.
It is used in numerous pharmaceutical processes, particularly those that require sophisticated processing techniques.
You can feel confident using this product, which complies with food additive standards.

item pHMethylene blue|adsorptionLoss on dryingElectric|conductivity rateChlorides(Cl)Iron(Fe)
    (ml/g) (%) (μS/cm) (%) (%)
SD Company standard 5~8 180≦ ≦5 ≦30 ≦0.1 ≦0.01
Analysis example 6.9 200 1.5 3.5 0.007 0.007
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Hokuetsu BA

This product is popular used for refining general foods and chemical agents through steam-activated carbon made from wood-based materials
It has been used in the processing of many different foods (e.g., for brewing, the amino acid industry, seasoning liquids) both domestically and internationally.
You can feel confident using this product, which complies with food additive standards.

item pHMethylene blue|adsorptionLoss on dryingElectric|conductivity rateChlorides(Cl)Iron(Fe)
    (ml/g) (%) (μS/cm) (%) (%)
BA Company standard 5.0~8.0 170≦ ≦5 ≦45 ≦0.2 ≦0.02
Analysis example 6.9 180 3.5 12.5 0.05 0.004
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Hokuetsu ZN

Mesopore formation through the activation with chemical agents (e.g., zinc chloride) results in a high level of decoloring performance characterized by the superior selective adsorption of larger molecules.
Widely used to decolor and refine sugar, amino acids, and other food materials, the product also works very well for refining intermediates in chemical industries.
You can feel confident using this product, which complies with food additive standards.

item pHCarmel decolor|-ation capacityLoss on dryingElectric|conductivity rateChlorides(Cl)Iron(Fe)
    (%) (%) (μS/cm) (%) (%)
ZN Company standard 4.0~8.0 90≦ ≦10 ≦160 ≦0.5 ≦0.2
Analysis example 4.7 97.3 7.3 37.7 0.08 0.019
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Hokuetsu F-17

Developed for water purification, this product is particularly effective at adsorbing ABS and phenol.
The product has numerous general applications: it is used to remove odors, color, and organic substances from processing effluent.

item pHMethylene blue|adsorptionLoss on dryingElectric|conductivity rateChlorides(Cl)
    (ml/g) (%) (μS/cm) (%)
F-17 Company standard 8~11 150≦ ≦10 ≦900 ≦0.5
Analysis example 9.8 170 3.3 372 0.06
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Hokuetsu Y-180C

Steam-activated carbon made from coconut shells.
This has many applications, such as for removing color and organic substances from discharged water and processing effluent.
It can also be used for dioxin adsorption at sites such as incineration plants.

item pHMethylene blue|adsorptionIodine adsorptionLoss on dryingParticle sizeParticle size
    (ml/g) (mg/g) (%) (%) (%)
Y-180C Company standard 4.0~11.0 180≦ 1000≦ 10≦ 0.075mm on10≧ 10≧
Analysis example 10.1 200 1200 4.0 6.7 4.9
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Hokuetsu H-10CL

Coal-derived steam-activated carbon. Mainly used for dioxin adsorption at general garbage incineration plants, industrial waste disposal facilities, and the like.

item pHFilling densityIodine adsorptionIgnition pointParticle size
    (ml/g) (mg/g) (%) (%)
H-10CL Company standard 8~11 0.35~0.50 980≦ 510≦ 0.045mm pass 90≦
Analysis example 10.1 0.38 1150 580.0 94.2

Technical data presented in this document are typical experimental values and do not signify any of the products’ specifications. The data may be revised without prior notice.

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The inquiry about this product
The Ajinomoto fine-techno are a company which bears the core of the fine-chemicals enterprise of Ajinomoto groups including insulating material "Ajinomoto Build-up Film"(ABF).
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