Ongoing Bonechar Research

Thanks to our research team and Elena Diek’s creativity who built it, we now have our own shake table to be used in our ongoing bone-char research. After the bone-char is soaked in acid (a process that changes the char’s structure on the micro-scale to allow it to filter out the fluoride more efficiently), it is mixed with fluoride-rich water. Testing will see the biochar removal efficiency in a series of batch tests. The shake table agitates the samples during these tests, to ensure the bone-char interacts more fully with the water and increases removal.