LEWATIT® AF 5 is a microporous activated carbon like adsorber consisiting of spherical beads derived from a styrene-divinylbenzene copolymer. The unique manufacturing/activation process results in a small and very uniform pore size which facilitates the selective removal of small polar molecules as well as size exclusion chromatography.

LEWATIT® AF 5 is particularly suitable for the following applications:

  • Water treatment: removal of trace amounts of organic substances such as chlorinated hydrocarbons, MTBE, organic phosphates, amines, pesticides and other metabolites
  • Removal of organics from electroplating process streams
  • Isolation of pharmaceutically active compounds
  • Removal of acetic acid from brine

In contrast to activated carbon LEWATIT® AF 5 offers the following advantages:

  • Regenerable without additional activation: the elution is usually carried out with hot water or steam
  • Narrow bead size distribution
  • Excellent mechanical stability towards abrasion and attrition due to the spherical shape of its particles
Product Group: Anionic
  • Adsorbing agents
  • Chemical Industry
  • Metal industry
  • Organics / TOC
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceutical industry / Biotechnology
  • Potable water treatment
  • Recovery
  • Recycling
  • Removal
  • Waste water treatment
  • Water Treatment

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