Advanced Specialty Gas Equipment


Type 5A Molecular Sieve

Ca4,5Na3[(AlO2)12(SiO2)12] · X H2O--Molecular Sieve Type 5A, the calcium form of the Type A crystal structure, is an alkali metal alumino-silicate. Available in powder and pellets for separating normal paraffins from branched-chain and cyclic hydrocarbons through selective adsorption process.


Typical Physical Properties

  Powder 1/16" Pellets 1/8" Pellets
Nominal Pore Diameter (angstroms) 5 5 5
Particle Diameter *(mm) -- 1.6 3.2
Particle Size (microns) <10 -- --
Bulk Density (lb/ft³) 32 44 44
Heat of Adsorption (Btu/lb H2O) -- 1800 1800
Crush Strength (lbs) N/A 6 12
Equilibrium H20 Capacity ** (wt-%) 26 21.5 21.5
Moisture Content (wt-%) 1.5 1 1

* The length of the pellets is approximately twice the diameter.
** Measured at 17.5 mm Hg and 25C

Part No. Quantity Form
MS-1179 1/2 lb. Powder
MS-1180 1/2 lb.–Case of 6  
MS-1181 2 lb.  
MS-1182 2 lb.–Case of 4  
MS-1183 12 lb.  
MS-1184 30 lb.  
5APOW-200 200 lb.  
5APOW-24x50 1200 lb. (24 bags)  
     
MS-1192 1 lb. 1/16" Pellets
MS-1193 1 lb.–Case of 6  
MS-1194 5 lb.  
MS-1195 5 lb.–Case of 4  
MS-1196 25 lb.  
MS-1198 50 lb.  
5AP16-300 300 lb.  

Safety and Handling
See the UOP brochure entitled "Molecular Sieve Safety Bulletin for Manufacturers", or contact your ASGE representative.

 
Part No. Quantity Form
MS-1206 1 lb. 1/8" Pellets
MS-1207 1 lb.–Case of 6  
MS-1208 5 lb.  
MS-1209 5 lb.–Case of 4  
MS-1210 25 lb.  
MS-1212 50 lb.  
5AP8-325 325 lb.  

Type 5A Molecular Sieves are available packaged in 55-gallon drums - Contact ASGE for price and availability.

For More Information
For additional information, see MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS) for this material listed or contact your ASGE representative.