Standard 3A Molecular Sieve is most commonly used for dehydration and can be applied in both PSA and TSA units to remove H2O. It has a quick mass transfer rate, high mechanical strength, low attrition, and can minimize byproduct formation. Standard 3A is a versatile molecular sieve that has a wide range of applications including those in natural gas and petroleum gas dehydration, refrigerant drying, and for use in insulated glass.

Product Specification
Standard 3A Molecular SieveBeads
PropertyUnit4×8 Mesh4×8 Avg*8×12 Mesh8×12 Avg*
Diametermm2.5 – 5.01.6 – 2.5
Bulk Densitylb/ft343.7 – 47.545.1944.9 – 48.746.73
Crush Strengthlbf≥ 1825.54≥ 6.79.08
Static H2O Adsorptionwt%≥ 21.021.49≥ 21.021.47
Attritionwt%≤ 0.10.07≤ 0.10.21
Moisture Contentwt%≤ 1.00.17≤ 1.00.21
PackagingBead2,204.6lb / Super Sack330.7lb / Drum

*Avg refers to a 12 month average of lot analyses

Industries Used
  • Biofuel Production
  • Natural Gas Purification
  • Oil Refining

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