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what is difference between activated carbon and activated charcoal.?


NachoMahma5 years ago
. Activated carbon is usually of higher quality than activated charcoal, but the words are often used interchangably. For most DIY purposes, they are essentially the same.
jignesh shah (author)  NachoMahma5 years ago
thanks a lot .i was thinking of making a cheap filter for my home.
. If you are building a drinking water filter, I would recommend spending the extra for high-quality activated carbon. Activated charcoal still has some organics that haven't been cooked off and will not have as much surface area of act. carbon. Not a big deal for a lot of applications, but act. charcoal may not give the results you want when filtering drinking water.
lemonie5 years ago
None as far as I'm aware L
jignesh shah (author)  lemonie5 years ago
hey thanks a lot .