Anthracite Coal for Water Filtration

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Image photo of magnified Anthracite coal available from George Throop Company in Pasadena, CAAnthracite coal is used extensively in water filtration and in water treatment because of its excellent filtration properties. Anthracite coal is a top quality coal that consists of hard, durable coal particles that come in various sizes. Anthracite is used along with silica sand (dual media system) or with silica sand and filter rock (mixed media system) or by itself (mono media system).

Anthracite coal is used extensively for water and waste-water filtration in the following industries:

  • Metals industry
  • Refining industry
  • Chemical industry

The anthracite we carry meets current AWWA B100 specifications and is ANSI/NSF Standard 61 certified for the following:

Image photo of Anthracite coal used in water filtration supplied by George Throop Company in Pasadena, CA

  • Gradation
  • Cleanliness
  • Specific gravity
  • M.O.H. hardness
  • Acid solubility

Packaging for anthracite coal is available in:

  • One cubic foot bags
  • Supersacks of 2,000 lbs to 2,600 lbs