Principal Applications

  • Cobalt extraction from nickel solutions
  • Heavy metal removal from acidic solutions

Advantages

  • High selectivity
  • No requirement for organic solvents
  • No phase separation issues

Systems

  • Counterflow systems with upflow service

Typical Packaging

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

* Contact with caustic and sodium carbonate must be avoided. Process solutions and rinse waters must be kept below pH 6

Typical Physical & Chemical Characteristics:

Polymer Structure Macroporous polystyrene crosslinked with divinylbenzene
Appearance Spherical Beads
Functional Group Bis-(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl-) phosphinic acid
Zn Capacity 12.5 g/L (min) (H+ form)
Moisture Retention 22 - 32 %
Particle Size Range 300 - 1200 (90% min) µm
Specific Gravity 0.96
Shipping Weight (approx.) 530 - 580 g/L (33.1 - 36.2 lb/ft³)
Temperature Limit 60 °C (max)
pH limits, Stability 6 (max)
pH limits, Operating 1 - 6