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NORIT® RX3 EXTRA

Synonym: Activated carbon, Activated charcoal

  • CAS Number 7440-44-0

  • Linear Formula C

  •  NACRES NA.23

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Properties

Related Categories 06: C, Graphite and Carbon-Based Materials, Materials Science, Mesoporous Materials, Metal and Ceramic Science,
description   Apparent Density: 380 k/m3
  Ash content: 2 mass%
  Butane adsorption at p/p0=0.1 : 28g/100g
hardness   99 (Ball-pan hardness)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): 0.1 mass% (acid extr.)
cation traces   Cu: 10 mg/kg (acid extr.)
  Zn: 2 mg/kg (acid extr.)

Description

Application

• Activated carbons are internally porous microcrystalline, non-graphitic forms of carbon. The activated carbons possess large surface area (~1000 m2/g) and pore volumes which make them useful for applications in energy storage devices, catalysis, and for removal of impurities from gases and liquids.
• NORIT® RX 3 EXTRA is an acid washed, steam activated carbon that exhibits high pore volume. Its excellent purity along with good abrasion resistance makes it suitable as a catalyst or catalyst carrier for gas phase applications requiring high purity activated carbon.

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Protocols & Articles

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Using Activated Carbon as a Precious Metal Catalyst Carrier

Most chemical processes require a catalyst, making them vital to the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industry. Activated carbon is a material that has all the required characteristics to be used as ...
Howard Wisniowski, Yong Zhang
Keywords: Adsorption, Alkylations, Aminations, Catalysis, Chemical industry, Dehydrogenation, Dehydrohalogenations, Filtration, Hydrogenations, Infrared spectroscopy, Oxidations, Pharmaceutical

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