What are the Different Types of Molecular Sieves?
Molecular Sieves are available in:
3A means that the pore size measures as 3 angstrom. Anything larger than 3 angstrom won’t be able to be adsorbed. The order of adsorption rate is helium, neon, nitrogen and water.
This Molecular Sieve was made with drying fuel grade ethanol in mind. Ethanol can only be dried to the azeotropic point of 95.6% purity by traditional distillation. This is the method of drying that is picked by fuel ethanol producers.
4A means that the pore size measures as 4 angstrom. Anything larger than 4 angstrom won’t be able to be adsorbed. The order of rate of adsorption is argon, krypton, xenon, ammonia, carbon monoxide, C2H4, C2H2, CH3OH, C2H5OH, CH3CN2, CS2, CH3CL, CH3Br, and carbon dioxide.
4A Blue Indicating Molecular Sieve Desiccant
4A is similar to 4A Molecular Sieve however it is injected with an inorganic metal salt moisture indicator. The important thing is that it is visibly noticeable to determine when the mole sieve attains saturation. The molecular sieve beads turn blue when they becoming active. The beads are colored beige when they are saturated.
5A means that the pore size measures as 5 angstrom. Anything larger than 5 angstrom won’t be able to be adsorbed. The sequence rate of adsorption is C3-C14, C2H5CL, C2H5Br, CH3L, C2H5NH2, CH2CL2CH2Br2, CHF2CL, CHF3, CF4, (CH3)NH2, B2H6CF2CL2, CHFCL2, and CF3CL.
This Mole Sieve is considerably larger any of the other A type openings. Its pour size is 10A. This desiccant is used mainly for modifications of gases and liquid because it offers corresponding absorption for bi-molecule and tri-molecule. The sequence rate of adsorption is SF6, CHCL3, CHBr3, CHI3, N-C3F8, CCL4, N-C4F10, N-C7H16, CBr4, C6H6, B5H10, (CH3)3N, C(CH4)4, (C2H5)3N, C(CH3)C3CL, C(CH3)3Br, and C(CH3)3CH.
Molecular Sieve Desiccant Packs
Molecular sieve is the effective option for eliminating water from gases and liquids. Usually products like alumina desiccants and silica gel have been used for such purposes, molecular sieve desiccants can give cleaner outcomes. When it comes to Mole sieve construction is the key. The sieves have tiny and uniform pores, which makes them ideal adsorbents.