Principal Applications

  • Mercury Removal
  • Precious Metals Recovery
  • Gold Recovery

Advantages

  • High operating capacity
  • Regenerable

Systems

  • Acidic liquors and pulps
  • Non-Regenerable

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 Thiol
Ionic Form H+ form
Mercury Capacity (min.) 200 g/L
Moisture Retention 45 - 51 % (H+ form)
Particle Size Range 300 - 1000 µm
< 300 µm (max.) 1 %
Uniformity Coefficient (max.) 1.6
Reversible Swelling, H+ → Hg (max.) 5 %
Reversible Swelling, H+ → Na+ (max.) 40 %
Specific Gravity 1.13
Shipping Weight (approx.) 700 - 750 g/L (43.8 - 46.9 lb/ft³)
Temperature Limit 60 °C (140.0 °F)