Charcoal Powder

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Charcoal Powder

The Dorset Charcoal Company's Charcoal Powder has a myriad of uses from the manufacture of pyrotechnics, production of cosmetics, use in furniture restoring, as an art material to name but a few.

We can supply from 1kg to 100's kgs of various powders. Either general hardwood or softwood powders, to the more species specific powders i.e. alder or willow.

Our standard charcoal powder is <600um, but finer or coarser grades are available.

Please Contact Us for further information and prices.

  • 100% British Hardwood Charcoal Powder
  • <600um
  • Produced in Dorset from sustainable woods
  • A product of sustainable FSC certified forestry

Warning: Although not regarded as a health hazard under current legislation, charcoal powder can be irritating if inhaled or in contact with eyes. Normal PPE will suffice, use respiratory masks when handling.

Avoid: Heat, flames and all other sources of ignition.

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Charcoal Powder for Industrial Uses

Charcoal Powder Has Many Industrial Uses...

Charcoal Powder is used for a vast range of purposes including: Cosmetics, Pollution Control, Laborartory Testing, Distillery, "High Heat" Welding, Copper and Iron Smelting, Firework and Gunpowder manufacture.

Special Effetcs & Set Design: Charcoal powder is used to create Special Effects, Fireworks and for Set Designs.

Aquatic uses: The cleaning and sweetening properties of charcoal are also of interest to keepers of fish and ponds alike.
Please contact us for more details.

Construction: Charcoal is often used in traditional building techniques either as a poxylan or a pigment in lime mortars by specialised building firms. Amongst other conservation building projects Dorset charcoal was used in the restoration of Windsor Castle after the fire in the 1990's.

Single Species Burns: Please contact us if you have special requirements as we are able to produce specific species charcoal if required, graded to any specification from the largest lumpwood to the finest powder.

Filtration & Pollution Control: We supply charcoal for use in filters, for amongst other things to aid in pollution control and spillcare.

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Industrial Charcoal Powder

Charcoal Powder for Cosmetic Uses

Charcoal Powder for Great Skin Care

  • Charcoal powder is a natural alternative to microbeads being not only a cleanser, but also an exfoliater and binder
  • Our powder is 100% natural with no additive or contaminants
  • Made from 100% sustainably harvested UK oak in the county of Dorset
  • Fully laboratory tested
  • REACH registered
  • COSMOS certification pending

Charcoal is perfect for drawing away impurities from your skin.

A recent article in the Telegraph explains how charcoal's porous surface is the perfect solution to drawing away and absorbing impurities, greece and grime from your skin and making them easy to wash off. It is also a good exfoliator and so is becoming a popular ingredient for many skin care products.

Charcoal, when refined to a powder form makes a really effective exfoliator and cleanser for you skin. It can draw dirt, oils and grime to the surface and absorb it, making it easy to then wash off.

A visit from Lush Natural Cosmetics

Lush Natural Cosmetics – Sophie from Lush came to visit Dorset Charcoal maker Jim Bettle, to see how we make charcoal powder which is used in their cosmetic products.

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