2.5 inch by 10 inch activated coconut shell carbon block cartridge. Removes chlorine, taste and odours, designed for use in undersink water filter systems and aquatic water filters where high performance service is needed.
Available in the following micron sizes:
Please select which micron size you require using the dropdown menu.
This filter is made from a super heated activated carbon extrusion that forms carbon into a solid, but porous block. A solid block carbon will also have the properties of a particle/sediment filter. This CTO filter will have a large surface area, although the flow rate can be significantly slower than a GAC filter (granulated activated charcoal).
There are two main types of carbon used in water filtration:
Bituminous - Mined, or more commonly known as coal carbon
Coconut shell/husk carbon - This is the best performance and contained in this filter
The process of producing activated carbon filter media is by super-heating dried coconut husks in a low oxygen environment. This is made using a process called pyrolysis, the end product of "biochar" husk is a highly purified form of carbon.
This contains large amounts of cellular sized surface area, negatively charged to attract positively charged toxins. The toxins in your the water become attached to the husk's carbon surfaces. When you pass water over this carbon the active carbon surfaces are neutralised and hence the time to replace the filter approaches.
If you have previously purchased carbon filters and noticed a taste in your water this will probably be due to using the wrong type of carbon filters for your needs.These filters are guaranteed to give you the best tasting drinking water available or your money back.
This carbon filter will remove a vast list of organic and unnatural chemicals from your water. If you are using this filter for the removal of VOCs (volatile organic chemicals) and pesticides from contaminated water the life will be considerably reduced to that if you are using it to remove chlorine, taste and other chemicals from the municipal water supply.
Particle / sediment removal (1 micron or 5 micron depending on which filter you select)
Designed to fit most international standard 10" filter housings
Capacity: 20,000 litres for chlorine / odour removal from municipal mains water
Approximately 5,000 litres for VOCs from contaminated water (dependant upon level of contamination)