Uses. Activated carbon is used in methane and hydrogen storage, air purification, decaffeination, gold purification, metal extraction, water purification, medicine, sewage treatment, air filters in gas masks and respirators, filters in compressed air, teeth whitening, and many other applications.
Philippine-Japan Active Carbon Corporation (PJAC) is one of the largest coconut based activated carbon manufacturers in the world. This was established in the year 1972. As the pioneer industry in the manufacturer of activated carbon in the Philippines, it is the only company granted by the government to operate at 100% Japanese capitalizatio
Since the paradigm shift in gold extraction technology in the 1970s to activated carbon from traditional and highly pollutive chemical extraction Haycarb has been one of the pioneering suppliers of activated carbon to many of the major mines around the globe.