Carbon Filters


C1 Series Dual Purpose Powder-Activated Carbon Cartridges
C1 Filter Spec Sheet

Pentek C Series cartridges offer an economical solution for all your general purpose water filtration needs. Constructed of a carbon-impregnated cellulose media, these dual-purpose cartridges filter out fine sediment particles and reduce unwanted taste, odor, and chlorine taste & odor from your tap water. A polyester reinforcement backing and external netting provide additional strength and dirt-loading capacity.

Features, Options, & Benefits

•Available in two different micron sizes
•Five products with a choice of three lengths and three diameters
•Economic solution for basic chlorine reduction
•Both chlorine and sediment reduction
•High flow rates possible due to low initial pressure drop
•Good dirt-holding capacity
•General purpose taste & odor reduction for residential chlorinated water supplies
•Polishing filter for process or closed-loop streams


GAC Series Granular Activated Carbon Cartridges
GAC Filter Spec

Pentek GAC Series cartridges effectively reduce unwanted tastes and odors, including chlorine taste & odor, from your drinking water. They are designed to allow maximum contact between the water and carbon, ensuring optimal adsorption.

Features, Options, & Benefits

•Effective bad taste & odor and chlorine & odor reduction
•Designed for optimal adsorption
•20-micron post-filter reduces carbon fines
•Available in a variety of sizes and flow rates


CBC Series Carbon-Briquette Cartridges
CBC Filter Spec Sheet

Pentek CBC Series cartridges are highly effective at reducing unwanted tastes and odors, including chlorine taste & odor, from potable drinking water. The unique structure of the carbon block enables it to reduce Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba, and Toxoplasma cysts and fine sediment particles down to 0.5 microns.

CBC Series cartridges are manufactured using a patented process and made entirely from FDA-compliant materials. They are an ideal choice for a wide range residential, food service, commercial and industrial applications. They also make excellent polishing filters or pre-filters in applications requiring fine filtration and high capacity.

Features, Options, & Benefits

•Nominal 0.5-micron rating
•99.95% reduction of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Entamoeba, and Toxoplasma cysts
•Premium high capacity bad taste & odor and chlorine taste & odor reduction
•Enhanced dirt-holding capacity