March 2011

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: US demand for activated carbon growing

US demand for activated carbon, including both virgin and reactivated products sold by activated carbon suppliers, is forecast to grow 15.8% per year to 1.2 billion pounds in 2014. The main driver of ..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

US demand for activated carbon, including both virgin and reactivated products sold by activated carbon suppliers, is forecast to grow 15.8% per year to 1.2 billion pounds in 2014. The main driver of this exceptional growth will be new demand in mercury control technology for industrial air purification applications. These and other trends are presented in a new study from The Freedonia Group. Through 2014, demand for activated carbon in mercury control applications alone is forecast to grow more than fivefold to 520 million pounds. An activated carbon injection (ACI) system used for mercury control in a large industrial facility can consume up to two million pounds of activated carbon annu

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