Adsorbents. In many "fluid" streams, conceptually in gas or liquid phase, or specifically potable water or household air, there are frequently small quantities of contaminants. These may be in the parts per million or even billion range, but they affect the desirability or usability of that fluid stream.

  • The nitrates, chloramines, and lead must be removed at the point-of-use for drinking water.
  • The dissolved metals and sulfites must be removed from the supply water.
  • The pet odors must be removed from the air.
  • The offending taste must be removed from the water.
  • The silver must be recovered from the processing fluid stream.
  • The varied contaminants must be captured from the ground water.