Product Overview

  • Impregnated activated carbon specifically designed for the removal of chlorine and volatile organic compounds
  • Compatible for use in all carbon-based air filtration systems
  • Low pressure drop and high adsorptive capacity
Max. Operating Temperature
  • -20˚C - 50˚C
Relative humidity
  • 10-95%

Engineered Media

The SAAFCarb™ MC media is recommended for emergency removal of chlorine gas from an accidentally discharged storage container. SAAFCarb™ MC media consists of 3 mm-diameter, porous pellets formed from a non-toxic combination of powdered activated carbon, alumina and other binders. The pellets are uniformly impregnated to enhance the capacity for removal of chlorine to a 10% weight minimum.

Chemisorptive Process

The SAAFCarb™ MC media chemisorptive process removes chlorine gas by adsorption, absorption and chemical reaction. The pellets trap and oxidise the gases, changing them into harmless solids while eliminating desorption. SAAFCarb™ MC media's engineering allows the process to be instantaneous, irreversible and chemically safe.

The media performs at a range of -20˚C - 55˚C. For emergency applications, the scrubber and SAAFCarb™ MC media are designed to handle flow rates equal to and greater than 40 m3/h to over 170,000 m3/h.

Packaging Options

SAAFCarb™ MC media is packaged in 25 kg bags and 500 kg big bags.

Application Guidelines

SAAFCarb™ MC media performs under the following application guidelines (actual capacities and efficiencies may vary):

  • Temperature: -20˚C to 55˚C
  • Humidity: 10% – 95% RH
  • Suitable for use in commercial and industrial systems with equipment face velocities from 0,25 - 2,5 m/s


The installers must use dust masks, safety goggles and rubber gloves.


The spent SAAFCarb™ MC media must be disposed of according to local and national guidelines.


Wet activated carbon adsorbs atmospheric oxygen, causing low oxygen supply in enclosed areas or packed containers. This can be potentially hazardous for workers who enter these oxygen-depleted areas. Make sure that the workers adhere to the local and national safety guidelines.

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