Have you ever heard the activated carbon filter?
The activated carbon filters are the best air filters technology that we can found in vacuum cleaners, air purifier, and other home appliances.
Usually, the activated carbon filter is blocked in the square shapes with the black powders of activated carbon.
But, have you ever wondered how does the activated carbon filter works to eliminate the odour?
If you had, the answer is the charcoal. The charcoal in the square blocks scattered through the black mesh.
The activated carbon can surface area up to 500 square metres. This surface area is how big the activated carbon removes impurities of odour and smoke in the air.
Carbon used the adsorbing methods. It can suction particles, even it is a solid material or a liquid material.
Through its adsorption, the particles adhere to the surface and not penetrate it. It will work when some organic contact with the surface, the carbon filters will grab into it, and causing the impurities to stick with it.
What about the smell bad like cooking odour?
When cooking, the kitchen appliances produce volatile oil and caused bad smell to the kitchen area and nearby area.
When you start to turning on you air purifier, the fan will suck up poor air, and the activated carbon starts to work by sticking odour and smoke through it charcoal.
But the activated carbon is not only working for air systems, they also work in the water filter such as aquarium, dispensers, and other appliances.
You may have experienced when drinking water, it will leave a bad aftertaste in your tonged, right?
It is because of the bacteria, and pollutants in the water that your drink is not good for your health. With the works of activated carbon filter, they can trap bacteria and other pollutants in the water, filter it, and release cleaner water for your needs.