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Applications of Molecular Sieve 3A

Applications of Molecular Sieve 3A

Molecular Sieve 3A is an Alkali metal Alumino-Silicate, Potassium form of type 3A Crystal Structure. Having a 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.

Adsorbents that we manufacture are of high quality and are manufactured according to the specific application and accordingly are allotted its Grade. Having manufacturing experience of adsorbents for past 20 years the main advantage that Our Molecular Sieve 3A provides is High Adsorption Rate, High Crushing Strength and High Contamination Resistance. Moreover, the adsorbents that we provide would have extended product life due to its Quality.

Molecular Sieve 3A is available in Beads and in Pellets form. Molecular Sieve 3A is the most selective type of Molecular Sieve and is commonly used in olefin crackers to dehydrate the feed stream before the cryogenic separation of LPG. Some of its application is mentioned as below:

1) Refrigerant Drying.
2) Natural Gas Drying.
3) Drying Cracked Gas.
4) Dehydration of Unsaturated Hydrocarbon.
5) Drying of Kerosene & Jet Fuel
6) Drying of Air in Insulated Window.
7) CO2 Drying and many more.

Molecular Sieve 3A can be regenerated by purging or evacuating at elevated temperatures. The degree of regeneration is dependent on the temperature and humidity of the gas.

SAFETY MEASURES: – Should be stored in a dry room to prevent re-adsorption of water.