About Us

If you are looking for information on where to buy activated carbon or filtration equipment, you have come to the right place. Please allow us to introduce ourselves. We are the General Carbon Corporation and have been in the activated carbon and activated charcoal business for over 55 years.

The treatment of contaminated air and water streams is our trade and passion. We carry an assortment of adsorption products. Please view the summary below on some of the products that we offer. If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please send us a message through our contact page or give us a call at 973-523-2223.

Activated Carbon and Activated Charcoal

We carry a large inventory of activated carbon and activated charcoal for the treatment of both air and water applications. We have many different types of active carbon available for immediate shipment:

  • Pelletized Activated Carbon
  • Granular Activated Carbon
  • Powdered Activated Carbon
  • 4mm, 3×6, 4×8, 6×12, 8×16, 8×30, 12×30, 12×40, 20×50, 40×60
  • Coconut Shell
  • Bituminous Coal
  • Lignite Coal
  • Wood
  • Acid Washed
  • Reactivated Carbon

**All of our carbon is food grade activated carbon, NSF Certified.

Orders of all sizes are welcomed as we commonly fill orders of bulk activated carbon. We can ship to anywhere in the United States from our east, west and gulf coast warehouses as well as from Canada. General Carbon does ship globally also.

We can manufacture products outside of the specification sheets listed on our website. Please email or call us with any inquiries.

Please view here for our activated carbon SDS sheet.

Activated Carbon Filtration Equipment

Aside from the carbon and charcoal we inventory, we also carry a complete line of activated carbon filtration equipment. Our adsorption equipment includes:

  • Activated Carbon Filters for both Air and Water Applications
  • Pollution Control Barrels, (55, 85, 110 Gallons)
  • Steel, Stainless Steel, Polyethylene
  • Fiber Glass Tanks
  • Low to High Flow
  • Low to High Pressure
  • Single and Dual Bed
  • Transportable Box Filters
  • Lift Station
  • Manhole Filters
  • Vent Odor Control
  • Filter Panel Housings
  • Filter Panels
  • Particulate Filtration

General Carbon Corporation can also design and build custom engineered systems for unique applications. These include complete pump and treat, SVE, and odor control systems. Please call with any questions 973-523-2223.

Impregnated Activated Carbon and Specialty Media

General Carbon Corporation also specializes in impregnated carbons and specialty medias. We have on-site machinery to impregnate carbon for specific needs.

  • Potassium Hydroxide Impregnated Carbon for Hydrogen Sulfide Control
  • Potassium Permanganate
  • Organo Clay
  • Activated Alumina
  • Oil Sorbent Fibers
  • Phosphoric Acid Impregnation for Ammonia
  • Mercury Control
  • Formaldehyde Control
  • Radiated Materials from Air
  • Chlorine Removal from Air

Services and Capabilities

With over 55 years of experience in the activated carbon business, we can provide any technical advice needed. In addition, we also have the capability to service carbon systems on-site on a nationwide basis. This includes the removal and regeneration of the spent carbon and its replacement with new media. If there is anything that we can do for you, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

For more information on our activated carbon medias, please view our “Activated Carbon” tab. For more information on our filtration equipment, please view our “Filtration Equipment” tab.

Thank you for taking the time to allow us to familiarize you with General Carbon Corporation.