June 3, 2017


Molecular Sieves – A Better Understanding A lot has been written about molecular sieves and their role in keeping moisture away from packed items and industrial operations. At both these places and more, molecular sieves work around-the-clock to remove excess vapour molecules from the surroundings so that the packed items are not affected by water

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September 29, 2015


Molecular Sieve 3A is an Alkali metal Alumino-Silicate, Potassium form of type 3A Crystal Structure. Having pored size of 3A or 3 Angstroms molecule larger than 3A will not be able to be adsorbed. Basically 3A is formed when part of the Sodium Ions of the 4 Angstroms sieve are replaced by Potassium Ions. The

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August 4, 2015


Molecular Sieve is a desiccant that has very small holes of precise & uniform size. These holes are small enough to block large molecules while allowing small molecules to pass. Molecular Sieve is available in 3A, 4A, 5A and 13x having named according to their pore diameter. The Molecular Sieve suited for adsorption of Mercapton

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February 20, 2015


Introduction and Definition Desiccants of all types are used worldwide in different industries like pharmaceutical and food packaging for the purpose of keeping products safe and fresh. Desiccants in different forms are used by individuals to keep items such as medicines (gel, creams or capsules) and packaged food stuff fresh for a long period of

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February 4, 2015


Molecular Sieve 13 X, which has the pore size, is about 10A. It can adsorb any molecular which has dimension smaller than 10A. It has very porous structure, and because of this special characteristic it has tendency to adsorb molecular which can be trapped in to its structure. Molecular Sieve 13X is available in two

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January 22, 2015


Ethanol can be produced as a petrochemical by the hydration of ethylene or naturally by fermenting sugars with yeast. Industrial grade ethanol is often produced by the hydration of ethylene in the petrochemical industry. Ethanol has several end uses, such as coatings and inks for food and paper packaging, or emulsion resins for interior and

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December 22, 2014


We all know the importance of keeping moisture out of certain foods and pharmaceuticals. One of the most effective methods of doing so is with the use of molecular sieves. There are also several liquids and gases that interfere with their composition when they come in contact with them.   The Importance of Molecular Sieve

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December 5, 2014


Molecular sieves generally serve the purpose of blocking large molecules from interacting by preventing them from entering a compound. On the other hand they permit the entry of smaller user friendly molecules. Most of molecular sieves are used as desiccants. The size of the molecules that are restricted and the ones that are permitted are

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November 18, 2014


When some sort of chemical separation process or any purification process is going on, it is important to separate the similar looking molecules with almost similar polarity. The purification doesn’t complete until the solution is free from these impurities. Under this circumstance, you need to use such substances that have the quality to absorb those

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May 28, 2014


Molecular sieves are synthetically produced desiccants with small holes to block large molecules. They are usually used as absorbents of gases or liquids. They are quicker in absorbing water than silica gel. The sieves may be microporous, macroporous and mesoporous. They provide protection against moisture and water. These desiccant molecular sieves are available in beads

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