Principal Applications

  • Sorption
  • Hydrophobic organic species separation
  • Decolorization - Sweeteners
  • Decolorization - Beer Broths
  • Gold cyanides extraction
  • Permeation with Ruthenium catalysts for hydrogenation

Advantages

  • High mechanical strength
  • High surface area compared to a standard adsorbent
  • Dual IEX/hydrobobic interaction

Regulatory Approvals

  • OK Kosher Certified
  • IFANCA Halal Certified
  • Compliant with FDA Regulation 21 CFR 173.25 for Food Treatment, Ion Exchangers
  • Compliant with Europe Resolution ResAP (2004)3
  • GMO/TSE/BSE free

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 Tertiary Amine
Ionic Form FB
Total Capacity 0.1 - 0.3 eq/L (2.2 - 6.6 Kgr/ft³) (FB form)
Moisture Retention 57 - 61 % (Cl- form)
Particle Size Range 300 - 1200 µm
Reversible Swelling, FB → Cl- (max.) 5 %
Typical Pore Diameter by nitrogen adsorption (Meso/Macro/ Transport Pores) 650 Å
Typical Pore Diameter by nitrogen adsorption (Micropores) 15 Å
Typical Pore Volume by nitrogen adsorption 0.4 mL/g
Typical Surface Area by nitrogen adsorption 1200 m²/g
Specific Gravity 1.09
Shipping Weight (approx.) 685 - 720 g/L (42.8 - 45.0 lb/ft³)
pH Limits, Stability 0 - 14
Temperature Limit 60 °C (140.0 °F) (FB form)