Activated carbon works via a process called adsorption, whereby pollutant molecules in the fluid to be treated are trapped inside the pore structure of the carbon substrate.

Activated Carbon
Physical State Granular SG/Density N/A
Colour Black Partition Coefficient N/A
pH N/A Viscosity N/A
Odour Odourless Vapour Density N/A
Boiling Point/range N/A Saturated Vapour Conc. N/A
Melting Point/range N/A Evaporation Rate No Information Found
Flash Point N/A Bulk Density 590-640 gms/lit
Flammability N/A Decomposition Temp N/A
Auto Ignition
N/A Solvent Content N/A
Oxidizing Properties N/A Water Content 4-5% w/w
Explosive Properties N/A Surface Tension N/A
Explosion Limits N/A Conductivity N/A
Vapour Pressure N/A Solubility Insoluble in common