Analytical Test Procedures And Standards

Source references for frequently used test procedures for determining properties of activated carbon are shown in Table 4. A primary source is the Annual Book of American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards (54). Other useful sources of standards and test procedures include manufacturers of activated carbon products, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) (33,34), and the U.S. Department of Defense (54).

Table 3. Production Capacity in the United States, Estimated 1990



Capacity (103 t)

Acticarb Division, Royal Oak Enterprises American Norit Co. Barneby and Sutcliffe Calgon Carbon Corp. Ceca Division, Atochem NA Trans-Pacific Carbon Westvaco Corp. Total

Romeo, Fla. Marshall, Tex. Columbus, Ohio

Catlettsburg, Ky. and Pittsburgh, Pa. Pryor, Okla. Blue Lake, Calif. Covington, Va.

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