Translation of activated carbon in Spanish:

activated carbon

carbón activo, n.

(activated charcoal)


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    carbón activo masculine
    • Activated charcoal filters used for home water treatment contain either granular activated charcoal or powdered block charcoal.
    • An example would be when it is known that atrazine contamination has occurred; activated carbon filtration could be used to treat the drinking water.
    • Treatment with multiple doses of activated charcoal increases the excretion of a number of drugs.
    • The Fort Wayne, Indiana, municipal treatment plant specially treats its water with activated charcoal to remove atrazine.
    • I think the most effective one so far has been activated carbon, and activated carbon simply works very well because the compounds are in very low concentration.