Uses of Charcoal

  • Cooking fuel – Braai’s
  • Metallurgical fuel – high in fixed carbon
  • Industrial fuel – high energy and extreme heat
  • Mining – gold mining and absorption of sulfur
  • Pyrotechnics – fireworks
  • Cosmetics – highly effective absorbing
  • Purification and filtration – water filtration for drinking, hydroponics, aquariums
  • Horticulture – mixed into ground to provide nutrients and carbon
  • Animal husbandry – mixed into feed
  • Medicine – used for a variety of health-related applications
  • Art – charcoal sticks, pencils