Articles

The Role of Coadsorption

The Role of Coadsorption Molecular Sieve Manufacturing All Type A molecular sieve originates as Type 4A zeolite crystals. These 4A zeolite crystals can be treated to an ion exchange to create 3A or 5A molecular sieve. To create Type 3A zeolite, larger potassium ions exchange for smaller sodium ions within
read more

Does Size Really Matter?

Does Size Really Matter? What Size Affects There are numerous, unique functions performed every day that use molecular sieve to separate, dehydrate, and create desired product streams. These various functions can require different particle sizes of molecular sieve, whether beads or pellets, which is determined by the conditions of the
read more

How Not to Kill Sieve Beads

How Not to Kill Molecular Sieve Beads Featured in Ethanol Producer Magazine, July 2017 Molecular sieve is a critical part of the commercial ethanol production process , allowing ethanol to be dehydrated past ninety-five percent purity to nearly 99.9% pure ethanol, which is critical to allow the finished product to be suitable for
read more

How to Optimize Dehydration Units

No Comments
Molecular Sieve Process Optimization Featured in Biofuels International, May 2015 (volume 9, issue 3) Molecular sieve dehydration of ethanol uses a specialized molecular sieve to remove the water from the distillation/rectification of ethanol and water. Distillation can only remove water to approximately 5% of the total composition. Molecular sieve consists of tiny zeolite
read more