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Recent Posts by Elisabeth Browning

How to Dispose of Molecular Sieve

How to Dispose of Molecular Sieve In the United States, molecular sieve can be disposed of in a licensed landfill. The material is normally analyzed to meet the regulations for proper chemical waste management. For safety information, Safety Data Sheets can be found online. No special precautions need to be
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Loading – Ethanol Dehydration Units

Recommendations for Loading Ethanol Beds Packaging The best way to start the process of loading an ethanol dehydration unit is by knowing what material you will be using to load the bed, and ensure that you have right quantity and tools needed to load the material. EthaDry, a specialized Hengye
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Unloading – Ethanol Dehydration Units

Preparing an Ethanol Dehydration Unit for Unloading Before unloading an ethanol dehydration unit, it’s important to know how you plan to dispose of the material first. In most cases, licensed landfills can accept the used sieve. In some cases, the molecular sieve is spread out in a nearby field.
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How to Optimize Dehydration Units

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
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3A, 4A, 5A, 13X… What’s the Difference?

Type A All molecular sieves are composed of sodium and aluminosilicate, which are grown to form a three-dimensional crystal structure. It’s this crystalline structure that allows molecular sieve to adsorb some molecules while rejecting other molecules that are too large to fit inside the crystal When A-Type crystals are
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