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NIXTOX Vapor Phase Box Adsorbers

Newterra NIXTOX Vapor Phase Box Adsorbers are ideal for high-flow air purification applications that require a large carbon bed capacity. They are often used for manufactured gas plant (MGP) environmental remediation, as a backup to interruptions in thermal oxidizer operations and as emission control during industrial applications such as paint spray booths.

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Product Overview

Newterra’s NIXTOX Vapor Phase Box Adsorbers are designed for efficient removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), odors, and hazardous air pollutants from industrial exhaust streams. These systems utilize high-capacity activated carbon or specialty media to adsorb and contain airborne contaminants, ensuring compliance with environmental air quality standards. The NIXTOX Vapor Phase Box Adsorbers are known for their robust construction, ease of media replacement, and flexible operation, accommodating a wide range of flow rates and pollutant concentrations. Ideal for applications in chemical processing, wastewater treatment, and manufacturing industries, these adsorbers provide a reliable and effective solution for air pollution control. With their compact design, they are easily integrated into existing facilities, offering a cost-effective approach to managing emissions and protecting air quality.


  • Maximum flows range from 8,000 to 20,000 cfm
  • Carbon bed standard fills are between 6,000 lbs. and 16,000 lbs. 
  • The NIXTOX series also features a specially constructed plenum chamber, promoting even flow distribution.


  • Longer media usage and expanded contact 
  • Used for MGP environmental remediation 
  • A large carbon bed surface areas allow for greater flow rates 
  • Available for sale or ready to rent

Technical Specifications

Modular Activated Carbon Liquid Phase Adsorber Drums

Model #Max Flow (CFM)Max Press (PSIG)Max Temp (ºF)Stnd. & Max Media FillDIMS (ft) LxWxH
NB – 88,00011806,000/8,00012x8x8.5
NB – 1212,000118011,000/14,00020x8x9.3
NB – 2020,000118016,000/20,00030x8x9.3

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