Aqua-Techniek B.V.
Nijverheidsweg 15a
3225 LL Hellevoetsluis
The Netherlands

Aqua-cite® / Anthracite

according to EN 12909
QMS-No. GBT11111


Aqua-cite® is selected, natural, hard, clean anthracite and is used in single-layer or in dual media filters for the purification of all kinds of water including potable, waste, process and swimming-pool water.



  • for removal of suspended solids,
  • of surface- and well-water,
  • of coagulated water,
  • to protect Activated Carbon Filters, Ion-exchangers and Reverse Osmosis Membranes,
  • of swimming-pool water,
  • of condensate. Important: Aqua-cite will not release any SiO2 to the water.
  • of waste water,
  • of mill scale-laden (recycle) water

Chemical analysis

EN 12909
Carbon (water and ash free) mass-% 92 > 90
Volitale matter mass-% 6,8 < 10
Mineral matter mass-% < 4 < 7
Water mass-% < 1 -

Physical characteristics

EN 12909
Density g/cm3 1.4 1.35 - 1.6
Bulk density kg/m3 680 650 - 800
Acid solubility mass-% 0.8 -
Shape angular to spherical, irregular surface
Sizes available Sizes to all international standards upon request. We produce special sizes perfectly meeting customer’s specification as to the effective size and uniformity coefficient.


  • 25 L PE-bags, palletised and shrink-foiled,
  • Big bags,
  • Bulk-carriers.
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