Principal Applications

  • MTBE Production
  • TAME Production

Advantages

  • Highly Crosslinked

Typical Packaging

  • 1 m³ Supersack
  • 42 ft³ Supersack

Typical Physical & Chemical Characteristics:

Polymer Structure Macroporous polystyrene crosslinked with divinylbenzene
Appearance Spherical Beads
Functional Group Sulfonic Acid
Ionic Form H+ form
Dry Weight Capacity (min.) 5.2 eq/kg (H+ form)
Moisture Retention 51 - 59 % (H+ form)
Particle Size Range 425 - 1200 µm
< 425 µm (max.) 1 %
Uniformity Coefficient (max.) 1.7
Surface Area 20 - 40 m²/g
Pore Volume 0.4 - 0.6 mL/g
Median Pore Diameter 400 - 700 Å
Surface Acidity Acid Strength 60 kJ mol-1
Specific Gravity 1.2
Shipping Weight (approx.) 755 - 790 g/L (47.2 - 49.4 lb/ft³)
Temperature Limit 130 °C (266.0 °F)