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  1. Perky Pets

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    Hi Guys.

    Im wanting to bring in Coal based activated carbon, for fresh and marine use.
    Does anyone know what good carbons specs are ?
    This is what i want to bring in:


    Coal based activated carbon:
    Iodine value-------------800 - 900
    Specific area------------>900m2/g
    Ash content-------------< 10 %
    Filling density------------0.49 - 0.55g/cm3
    Hole capacity------------0.49 - 0.59g/cm3
    Hardness---------------->90%
    Moisture ----------------<10%
    P.h----------------------5-7
    Phosphate---------------<0.1%

    If anyone knows how to put all this info together and let me know, ill be greatfull.

    Many thanks
    David
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    I recon Marco is your best bet. If you don't already know he brings in a decent quality carbon. He is a wholesaler so may be worth your while contacting him...
     
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    Thanks, will do.
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