This course is offered annually in October preceding the International Activated Carbon Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. This course is also offered in Ann Arbor, MI each May. This one-day course assumes you have a complete understanding of activated carbon adsorption. If you need a better understanding of activated carbon adsorption, PACS courses are available to help you. Two popular recommended two-day PACS courses precede this "Technical and Certification Issues for Treatment Units Containing Activated Carbon" course.
The PACS activated carbon courses that preceed this one are titled:
PACS courses related to activated carbon are titled:
David Bentley from NSF is the instructor for this course. The course agenda is provided below. You are encouraged to let us know of specific interests and items you need to learn about. Your interests will be covered during lectures or at informal breaks and lunch which we take together.
This course is designed for individuals who need to know about the certification processes for activated carbon treatment units that are available in the marketplace. This is a practical "how to do it" course. The recommended course prerequisite is to have a good understanding on the subject of activated carbon. Consider courses 150 and 151, "Activated Carbon Adsorption: Principles and Applications" and "Selecting the Best Activated Carbon for a Specific Application" respectively
In addition to providing some 57 different short courses, 7 of which are focused on different aspects of the activated carbon industry, PACS provides testing, software, and consulting services for the activated carbon and related industries.
Register by mailing a copy of the REGISTRATION FORM. Send it with a payment of $995 to secure your attendance. Hotel information and a map will be sent to confirm your registration. Please list your special interest(s) on the registration form. Enrollment is limited to assure your maximum course benefits. On-site PACS courses are available (most PACS courses can be provided at your time and place). Telephone Henry Nowicki or Barb Sherman at 1.724.457.6576 if you need further information. PACS also provides laboratory testing and consulting services.
Course participants are encouraged to e-mail questions to Dr. Henry Nowicki at
Please NOTE: List your special interest on the registration form. We will try to accommodate your interest. PACS also provides internet consulting information at http://pacslabs.com
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