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Anthracite Filtration Media

This anthracite is thoroughly selected from anthracite, which yields the highest percentage of carbon. It is then hydraulically classified to reduce mineral matter and ash to a minimum and finally screened and washed to ensure suitability for filtration purposes. Anthracite properties deflect water absorption, which facilitates nano-filtration. Its irregular shape allows a free water flow, with a higher flow and less pressure drop than sand alone.

It is perfect for use in water filtration systems. It is often used with sand as one of the most efficient ways to restore water for drinking or use.
Typical Physical And Chemical Analysis

Carbon Content – 96%(based on ash/moisture free analysis)
Fracture – Angular
Density – 52 Lbs/Ft³
Hardness (Moh’s Scale) – 3.0 – 3.5
Specific Gravity – 1.6 Avg.
Solubility in Alkaline Waters – None
Solubility in Acid Waters – None
Solubility in Hydrochloric Acid – < 0.2% Visibly free of clay, shale, and extraneous dirt.

Typical Applications

Anthracite is used in water treatment and filtration, solvent extraction, the production of redox glass, metal casting, and as a refractory material.

Packaging Options

1 CF Bags (52 Lbs)
Super sacks


Classification of Anthracite Filtration Media
GHS-US classification
Carc. 1A H350
STOT SE 3 H335
STOT RE 1 H372
GHS-US labeling: GHS08

Sustainable Qualities

Anthracite Filtration Media is considered sustainable because it is a natural, low-cost, and environmentally friendly solution for water treatment and filtration. Anthracite is a particularly hard type of coal with a high Carbon content, making it an effective filtration media for removing impurities and contaminants from water. Unlike synthetic filtration media, anthracite is a readily available natural resource, and it can be reused and recycled in a variety of applications, contributing to a circular economy. Additionally, Anthracite Filtration Media is an energy-efficient option for water treatment, as it requires minimal energy to operate and does not produce harmful byproducts or waste.

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Select Specifications Available

  • .60 - .80 mm
  • 1-5/8" X 2-7/16"(41.28 X 62.00 mm)
  • 1/2 - .85 - .95 mm
  • 13/16" X 1-5/8"(20.64 X 41.28 mm)
  • 3/16" X 5/16"(4.76 X 7.95 mm)
  • 3/32" X 3/16" (2.38 X 4.76 mm)
  • 3/4 - 1.0 - 1.2 mm
  • 5/16" X 9/16" (7.94 X 14.29 mm)
  • 9/16" X 13/16" (14.29 X 20.64 mm)
  • Size Not Listed (Custom Spec)


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