A granular activated carbon water filter cartridge is a water filtration media that is used in water treatment systems such as whole house water filters, under sink water filters, reverse osmosis systems, water filter pitchers, and countertop water filters.
In short, is known as GAC.
A granular activated carbon water filter cartridge is a type of carbon filter made from grounded carbon powder.
It is commonly used as a post filter/polish filter to provide final polishing before the filtered water is delivered to the faucet.
What does a granular activated carbon water filter cartridge remove?
GAC is used to remove any taste and odor from water.
When to replace Granular activated carbon water filter
The GAC water filter cartridge is replaced every 6 months.
Granular activated carbon water filter cartridge reviews
Big blue Granular activated carbon
The Pentek 25-micron carbon filter measures 20″ x 4.5″. The size fits most standard 20-inch Big Blue housings.
It is effective in removing chlorine, taste, and odor.
- Aquaboon Premium Big Blue Whole House Coconut Shell Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Water Filter Replacement Cartridge
Aquaboon Coconut Shell Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Water Filter Replacement Cartridge measures 20” by 4.5” that fits all standard 20″ Big Blue housings.
The product must be replaced once or twice times a year / 5000 gallons @ 1 PPM Chlorine.
This filter is capable of removing volatile organic compounds, pesticides, chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, and odor.
- Size: 4.5” x 20”
- Filtration Size: 5 Micron
- Max PSI: 80psi
- Max Temperature: 100°F (38°C)
- Material: Polypropylene Shell and Coconut Husk Carbon
- Life Cycle: 6 months or earlier depending on the quality of your incoming water
Express Water Granular Activated Carbon Replacement Filter measures 4.5” x 20” inch that fit all standard 4.5” x 20” whole home water filter system housings
The GAC replacement filter life cycle is 6 – 12 months.
The GAC removes major water contaminants like Chlorine, Total Organic Carbon (TOC), Pharmaceuticals, Turbidity, Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOC), Herbicides, Industrial Solvents, Insecticides, Pesticides, and Chemicals causing bad tastes, odors, and more.
It is made of FDA-approved food-grade material. The outer layer is 100% pure polypropylene and is finished with a thermally bonded cap and industrial sealed silicon ring.
The express water GAC filter is Compatible with systems such as 3M, APEC, Aqua-Pure, Aquasana, Culligan, Costway, DuPont, GE, Geekpure, Glacier Bay, Global Water, Olympia, Pentek, Smart Aqua Life, The Perfect Water, US Aqua, and Whirlpool.
Pentair Pentek GAC-5 is 2.5″ x 5” and fits a 5-inch housing.
Pentair Pentek GAC-10 is 2.5″ x 10” and fits a 10-inch housing.
Pentair Pentek GAC-20 is 2.5″ x 20” and fits a 20-inch housing.
This cartridge fits a 10-inch housing and is ideal for the standard reverse osmosis filtration system.
It also fits modelss such as Everpure EV910811 CGT-10, AquaPure AP117, Cuno CFS117, American Plumber WCC 155155-51, Dupont WFPFC9001, GE GX1S01R, Omni GAC1, WHKF-GAC, Hydronix HDG-P117, HydroCure PC 36599, Pentek GAC-10, and 3M AP117.
The filter is wrapped and sealed and meets NSF (National Science Foundation) Standards and Regulations
It lasts after treating 12,000 gallons of water, which is normally a period of four months.
The GAC filter helps remove and reduce iron, manganese, chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, herbicides, pesticides, as well as other industrial chemicals.
Ronaqua is also available in sizes 10″ x 4.5″ Ronaqua 10″ Big Granular Activated Carbon Filter Cartridge
This is an Apec 20″ Whole House GAC Carbon Replacement Water Filter that treats up to 100,000 gallons of water.
The filter helps remove chlorine, taste, odor, and organic compounds.
Home Master Granular Activated Carbon 20 Micron Replacement Water Filter help reduce chlorine and chemical.
The filter has a lifecycle of 100,000-Gallon or 1 year
Filtrete Granulated Activated Carbon is NSF certified to standard 42.
It helps reduce chlorine taste and odor, sand, soil, rust, and sediment.
Filtrete 4WH-HDGAC-F01 is a sump-style filter that is compatible with whole-house sump-style systems.
Replace the filter every 3 months.
iSpring FG15 GAC Granular Activated Carbon is made from coconut shell carbon and individually wrapped.
The filter is best for removing chlorine and organic chemicals.
It is sized 2.5″x10″ and 5 microns.
The Aquaboon granular activated carbon water filter is sized at 2.5” x 10”.
Replace the filter every 6 months.
It is available in a pack of five.
The Pro water granular activated carbon GAC filter cartridge is size 2.5×20, 10 microns.
The 20-inch is compatible with most standard 20-inch housings.
It is made of porous carbon media meaning it is designed for maximum adsorption.
This filter is capable of removing chlorine, sediment, taste, and odor, as well as volatile compounds.
This is a 10-inch GAC replacement filter for the GE single-stage drinking water filtration unit.
It is replaced every 3-6 months.
The Denali pure GAC filter helps reduce chlorine, fine sediment, odor, silt, and rust.
Compatible with OmniFilter Water Filter Unit – Model U25
CFS CCI10CLW12 granular activated carbon filter is 10 inches and capable of removing chlorine, fine sediment, odor, silt, and rust.
The filter is NSF certified.