Activated alumina along with its promoted forms are the perfect choice for the adsorption of unwanted minerals and nutrients, with proven results for arsenic, fluoride, copper, zinc, lead, mercury, silica, phosphates and nitrates. It is currently used to treat potable water for municipal and household units as well as remediation of waste streams.
Axens provides ActiGuard® AA400G, an activated alumina product for regenerative fluoride removal. ActiGuard AAFS50 a promoted alumina product enhanced with iron to triple the arsenic uptake capacity. ActiGuard AAFS50 is widely used for water remediation applications including storm water runoff, ballast water, industrial effluents and mine sites removing arsenic, fluoride, copper, zinc, lead, silica, phosphates and nitrates.