Penguin Carbon Filter Cartridges 

Series PC

Features:

  • Organic Impurity Removal
  • Non-Contaminating
  • Choice of Packed Granular or Impregnated Powder
  • Carbon Cartridges
  • High Grade Activated Carbon
  • Standard Filter Cartridge Replacement

Recommended for:

  • Amines, Glycol, Sulfanols
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Clarity Improvement
  • Water Purification
  • High Molecule Weight Alcohol Cooling
  • Tower Treatment
  • Vending Machines
  • Color Removal
  • Beverages
  • Photographic
  • Drinking Water
  • Dechlorinating
  • Waste Water
  • Plating Solutions
  • Benzene/Toluene
  • Oil Removal
  • PCB’s

Penguin carbon cartridges are a one-step carbon and filtration treatment. These cartridges eliminate the problems associated with loose carbon treatment and the need for a separate filtration system. The standard cartridges measure 2 " OD with lengths varying from 4" to 40" with flow rates up to 2 1/2gpm. These cartridges are designed to be used in either single or multi-tube vessels

Penguin carbon cartridges are available in 4 different styles: Style GC is an outer wound cartridge that utilized a special high grade activated granular carbon with a very low sulfur content. Style CP is also an outer wound cartridge which features layers of paper impregnated with activated powdered carbon. Style C is a porous polyethylene shell containing high grade activated granular carbon and Style M features an outer layer of polyolefin webbing with an impregnated carbon powder interior.

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Style GC

This outer wound carbon cartridge removes undesirable tasted, odors, sediment, discoloration and chemicals from water, hydrocarbon gases and other industrial fluids. It also provides organic removal from plating, acid and alkaline solutions. This economical carbon cartridge is actually three filters in one. It first provides filtration through an outer winding, then through a layer of activated granular carbon and finally through a 5 micron polishing inner winding. Choices of core materials and wound materials make Penguin’s Style GC cartridges a versatile and economical choice for all carbon filtration needs.

Used for:

  • Potable Water, Food and Beverages

  • Removal of Free Chlorine

  • Removal of Foul Tastes, Odors, Colors

  • Removal of Trace Dissolved Organics

  • Sediment Removal

  • Purification of Plating and Photo Processing Solutions

  • Waste Water Treatment

  • Process Water Recycling

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Style CP

This outer wound carbon cartridge features layers of paper impregnated with activated powdered carbon with a very low sulfur content. It has the same characteristics as the style GC which also provides three filters in one. The outer winding acts as a pre-filter, the carbon impregnated paper removes the organic contaminants as well as undesirable tastes, odors, sediment, and discoloration and finally, a polishing 5 micron inner winding. There is a choice of polypropylene, FDA polypropylene or bleached cotton for the wound material and the core material can be either polypropylene or stainless steel.

Used for:
  • Potable Water, Food and Beverages
  • Removal of Free Chlorine
  • Removal of Trace Dissolved Organics
  • Sediment Removal
  • Photo Processing Solutions
  • Graphic Arts
  • Plating Solution Clarification

Style C -
for recirculation applications

The porous shell carbon cartridge has been designed primarily for use in removing organics and particulate contaminates from plating, acid, alkaline and hydrocarbon solutions. The prefiltering outer shell is a strong and non-corroding polyethylene with ethylene-propylene end caps. There are 9 oz. of granular carbon per 10" length providing an extended life of up to 50% over other cartridges. The liquid flows from the outside of the cartridge through the carbon granules removing organics and finally through a 3 micron inner would layer of polypropylene media for a polishing depth filtration.

For gases, this carbon cartridge can be used in removing organics such as oil mist, water vapor and fine dust and scale particles. The polyethylene outer wrap possesses excellent filtering/coalescing properties. Most of the oil/water contaminant will be trapped and collected in the shell. The activated carbon is very effective for absorption of very finely dispersed oil, smoke, odors, aqueous mist that might penetrate the outer wrap. The inner wound layers then provide an excellent air polishing media.

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Used for:

  • Removal of Free Chlorine
  • Removal of Foul Tastes, Odors, Colors
  • Volatile Organic Chemical Removal (VOC’S)
  • Sediment Removal
  • Purification of Plating and Photo Processing Solutions
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Process Water Recycling

Style M - for single pass treatment

This impregnated carbon cartridge is constructed with an outer layer of polyolefin and synthetic fibers which removes solid particles and protects the inner carbon powder layer from premature clogging. The sulfur-free carbon powders form a fixed bed that provides increased carbon treatment capacity. The polypropylene core is surrounded by fine microfibers that again filter the solution and assure no carbon bleed-off. Economical cartridges are available when cellulose-free cartridges are not required.

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Used for:

  • Removal of Free chlorine
  • Removal of Foul Tastes, Odors, Colors
  • Sediment Removal
  • Purification of Plating and Photo Processing Solutions

Carbon Cartridge Selection and Sizing
  1. Several Factors affecting life and efficiency are:
    • Particulate load in fluid
    • Type and amount of contaminant to be dissolved
    • Flow rate, temperature, and pH of fluid
    • Single pass or recirculation system
    • Contact time with wash. Steady or intermittent use.
  2. Activated carbon is used to purify, deodorize and upgrade quality of liquids.
  3. Early in the system it removes contaminants or it is used as a final step to improve product quality. Activated carbon prefers chemical with low solubility, low polarity and a low degree of ionization.
  4. Single pass applications should employ molded activated powder, impregnated carbon or paper impregnated activated powder carbon cartridges.
  5. Recirculating systems should employ granular carbon cartridges.
  6. Series filtration utilizing a string wound particulate filter upstream of the carbon cartridge will increase the carbon cartridge life immensely.
  7. Sizing based on contact time. Longer contact time results in higher absorption.
  8. Higher than recommended flow rates can be employed, but removal efficiency may be sacrificed. The lower the GPM flow rates, the greater the efficiency of the carbon cartridge. We recommend a maximum of 2 GPM per 10" cartridge length.

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