Principal Applications

  • Gold recovery from thiosulphate leach liquors and pulps

Advantages

  • Superior Mechanical Strength
  • Large bead size

Systems

  • Resin-In-Pulp (RIP) Process
  • Acidic liquors and pulps

Typical Packaging

  • 1 ft³ Sack
  • 25 L Sack
  • 5 ft³ Drum (Fiber)
  • 1 m³ Supersack
  • 42 ft³ Supersack

Typical Physical & Chemical Characteristics:

Polymer Structure Macroporous polystyrene crosslinked with divinylbenzene
Appearance Spherical Beads
Functional Group Type I Quaternary Ammonium
Ionic Form Cl- form
Total Capacity 1.15 eq/L (25.1 Kgr/ft³) (Cl- form)
Moisture Retention 54 - 61 % (Cl- form)
Particle Size Range 800 - 1300 µm
< 710 µm (max.) 1 %
Reversible Swelling, Cl- → OH- (max.) 25 %
Specific Gravity 1.08
Shipping Weight (approx.) 670 - 700 g/L (41.9 - 43.8 lb/ft³)
Temperature Limit 100 °C (212.0 °F) (Cl- form)
Temperature Limit 64 °C (147.2 °F) (OH- form)