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2017 International Activated Carbon Conference and Activated Carbon School

Pittsburgh, PA International Activated Carbon Conference (IACC) and Courses

40th CONFERENCE: September 14-15, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Airport Double Tree Hotel, 8402 University Blvd, Moon, PA 15108 Phone: (412) 329-1400
Please dial 412-329-1416 should you have any issues with booking.

CARBON COURSES: September 11-17



Past IACC Conference Proceedings available for $235

• Pittsburgh, PA - IACC-38: September 15-16, 2016

Each of these Conference Proceedings includes: the attendees list, abstracts of speakers, poster presentations, vendor products and services.

Seeking Nominations for Activated Carbon Hall of Fame Awards

PACS Course Cities:

PACS can provide courses and consulting at the client's time and place in addition to the monthly public schedule in major cities.

State-of-the-Art Activated Carbon Test

Gravimetric Adsorption Energy Distribution (GAED)

Application Notes:

1. Full GAED Characterization with Vapor-phase Comparison of Extruded Wood Carbon

2. Full GAED Characterization with Aqueous-phase Comparisons of Fresh 1 (DD-314), Spent 1 (DD-315), Fresh 2 (DD-316), Spent 2 (DD-317)

3. GAED Determination of AC in Fly Ash from Coal Fired Electric Power Plants

4. GAED Comparison Of Two AC Carbon Cloth Materials

5. Selecting the best activated carbon for a drinking water plant

6. Lot to Lot variations in activated carbon (work-in-progress)

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For laboratory testing and consulting and software, contact Dr. Henry Nowicki at:

For Carbon Conferences, Short Courses in public sessions or at your time and place contact Barbara Sherman at:

PACS also provides testing, courses and consulting at the client's time and place.

PACS Positions Available

Laboratory chemist for activated carbon group.

PACS has positions available for professional scientific service providers, and has provided these services for over 35 years. PACS will accept proposals for short courses, consultants, conference directors for focused conference subjects, and other needed services. New ideas are welcomed.

One-day courses cost $995, two-days $1995, three-days $2395.

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409 Meade Drive
Coraopolis, PA 15108


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