CarboTech AC GmbH

Booth number 3 H 36

In the heart of the Ruhr industrial area, the company is Germany’s leading supplier of powdered, granulated and extruded activated carbons as well as Carbon Molecular Sieves.

About us


The company is Germany‘s leading supplier of powdered, granulated, and extruded activated carbons. In the very heart of the Ruhr industrial area, CarboTech operates integrated production plants for the manufacture, processing and packaging of customised activated carbons, activated cokes and Carbon Molecular Sievesfrom hard coal, coconut shell coke and charcoal.

CarboTech has it’s roots in the german mining industry and is the leading manufacturer of activated carbons in Germany today.

CarboTech’s strength is the development of tailor-made products, especially for complex applications. The characteristics of our activated carbons can be tailored exactly to the individual wishes of our cutomers.

In addition, 30 years of experience in the production and development of Carbon Molecular Sieves (CMS) make CarboTech worldwide the partner of choice in the area of PSA-based nitrogen generation.

CarboTech AC GmbH
Elisenstr. 119
45139 Essen

Phone: +49 201 2489900

Products and services


Gas-phase applications

  • Air quality management
  • Solvent recovery
  • Flue gas cleaning

Liquid-phase applications

  • Potable water treatment
  • Waste water treatment
  • Purification of oils, fats and sugar in the food industry
  • Purification of intermediate and end Products in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries


  • Nitrogen generation
  • Biogas upgrading
  • Hydrogen purification
CarboTech DGF 4

CarboTech DGF 4 is a 4 mm extruded activated carbon produced by steam activation from bituminous coal. Due to its pore structure, this activated carbon is especially suitable for the removal of organic compounds from gases with low concentrations.

CarboTech DGK 4x8/60

CarboTech DGK 4X8/60 is a granular activated carbon produced from coocnut shells. Due to the raw material, this product has a special microporous pore structure. This product is excellently suitable for the removal of organic micropollutants like volatile hydrocarbons and odors from exhaust air.

CarboTech CMS

CarboTech is renowned for its carbon molecular sieves (CMS). Our products dedicated to nitrogen production by means of PSA-processes have a long shelf life, and are also efficient and exceptionally economical. In addition, we provide customers with comprehensive consulting services, support in product selection and technical guidance that also includes fundamental design proposals if required.

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