Custom Masters/Flo King
Phone: 407-331-4634
Fax: 407-331-0575
email: info@floking.com

FAQ

SHOULD I USE THE DISPOSABLE OR THE REUSABLE CARBON BAG?

There are two types of Flo King Carbon Bags — disposable and reusable.

The Disposable Bag is used once and then must be properly disposed to meet local, state and federal environmental regulations. A Poly-Spun disposable filter cartridge inside the Carbon Bag provides a means of attaching the bag to the Flo King pump.

The Permacore Reusable Bag can be refilled with carbon and reused many times. The reusable bag has a polypropylene machined head (Permacore Head) that fits snugly into the pump for secure mounting.

carbon bags

You can refill the Permacore Reusable Carbon Bag with Flo King pelletized carbon or with plating-grade granular carbon in the appropriate mesh size from other companies (we do not sell granular carbon).

WARNING! Never use powdered carbon in the Bag! Powdered carbon is too fine and will escape through the pores of the bag, causing the solution to turn black.

The bags are available in lengths of 10, 15 and 20 inches (25, 38 and 51 cm) and are about 7 inches (17.8 cm) in diameter. The 10-inch-long bag holds about 4.5 lb (2 kg) of carbon, the 15"-long bag about 7 lb (3.17 kg) of carbon, and the 20"-long bag about 9 lb (4 kg) of carbon.

Click this link to view our Carbon Bag Bulletin.

And this link for more Carbon Bag information.

Also carefully read this link for IMPORTANT USAGE INSTRUCTIONS to prevent the release of black carbon dust into the plating tank. This link also includes photos showing how to refill the reusable carbon bag.

FLO KING CARBON PELLETS
There are also two types of Flo King carbon pellets — High Grade and High Tech. The High Tech carbon pellets are most popular for critical plating applications and cost more than the High Grade pellets.

carbon pellets

Cllick this link for more information about pelletized carbon .