Activated Carbon Fabric: An Adsorbent Material for Chemical Protective Clothing

  title={Activated Carbon Fabric: An Adsorbent Material for Chemical Protective Clothing},
  author={Vikas B. Thakare and Nagesh K Tripathi and Virendra V. Singh and Manisha Sathe and Beer Bahadur Singh},
  journal={Defence Science Journal},
Activated carbon fabric or fiber (ACF) is a novel carbonaceous material with exceptionally high adsorption rate and larger adsorption capacity, that has emerged as a rising star in the field of adsorbents. ACF has many advantages over other commercial porous storage materials such as granular activated carbon and powdered activated carbon in terms of adsorption capacity, well defined microporous structure, stability, flexibility and ease of lamination to various substrates. In the last few… 

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