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Molecular Sieves

Magma manufactures and supplies a wide range of molecular sieves, suitable for a variety of applications.

View our product range below:

Molecular Sieve 13X

Molecular Sieve 13X

Product Description:

Stable static and kinetic capacity with high crush strength.

Technical Specification:

 Property:  Unit: Bead: Pellet: Note:
8×12 4×8 1/16″ 1/8″
Static Water Adsorption %wt ≥26.00 ≥26.00 ≥26.00 ≥26.00 RH50%, 25oC
Static CO2 Adsorption %wt ≥17.50 ≥17.50 ≥17.50 ≥17.50 250mmHg, 25oC
Crush Strength N ≥30.00 ≥80.00 ≥30.00 ≥70.00 Avg. 25 beads
Crush Strength lbs ≥7.00 ≥18.00 ≥7.00 ≥16.00 Avg. 25 beads
Bulk Density g/ml ≥0.62 ≥0.62 ≥0.62 ≥0.62 Settled
Bulk Density lbs/ft3 ≥38.00 ≥38.00 ≥38.00 ≥38.00 Settled
Loss on ignition %wt ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 575oC, 1hr
Particle Ratio % ≥97.00 ≥99.00 - - -

Recommended Application:

  1. Removal of CO2 and moisture from air (air pre-purification) and other gases.
  2. Separation of enriched oxygen from air.
  3. Removal of mercaptans and hydrogen sulphide from hydrocarbon liquid streams such as LPG, butane, propane etc.
  4. Catalyst protection, removal of oxygenates from hydrocarbons (olefin streams).
  5. Removal of n-chained compositions from aromatics.

Packaging Information:

Type: Bag: Steel Drum: Bulk Sack:
Bead 25kg / 55lb 140kg / 308lb 1000kg / 2200lb
Pellet 25kg / 55lb 130kg / 286lb 1000kg / 2200lb
5A Molecular Sieve

5A Molecular SieveProduct Description:

Desulphurisation during nature gas purification process.
Specially developed molecular sieves can also be used in PSA oxygen generator and PSA hydrogen purification process.

Technical Specification:

 Property:  Unit: Extrudable: Sphere: Note:
8×12 4×8 1/16″ 1/8″
Static Water Adsorption %wt ≥21.50 ≥21.50 ≥21.50 ≥21.50 RH50%, 25oC
Crush Strength N ≥30.00 ≥80.00 ≥30.00 ≥70.00 Avg. of 25
Crush Strength lbs ≥7.00 ≥18.00 ≥7.00 ≥16.00 Avg. of 25
Bulk Density g/ml ≥0.68 ≥0.68 ≥0.64 ≥0.64 Settled
Bulk Density lbs/ft3 ≥42.00 ≥42.00 ≥40.00 ≥40.00 Settled
Loss on ignition %wt ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 575oC, 1hr
Loss on attrition %wt ≤0.10 ≤0.10 ≤0.30 ≤0.30 -
Particle Ratio % ≥97.00 ≥99.00 - - -

Recommended Application:

  1. Adsorb H2O, CO2, H2S from sour natural gas streams, while decreasing COS formation.
  2. Separation of normal- and iso-paraffins.
  3. Production of high purity N2, O2, H2 and inert gases from mixed gas streams.

Packaging Information:

Type: Bag: Steel Drum: Bulk Sack:
Bead 25kg / 55lb 140kg / 308lb 1000kg / 2200lb
Pellet 25kg / 55lb 130kg / 286lb 1000kg / 2200lb
4A Molecular Sieve

4A Molecular SieveProduct Description:

Made with synthetic zeolite powder, with a zeolite A crystal structure and selected mineral binder. 4A molecular sieves have an effective pore opening of 4A (0.4nm) to selectively adsorb molecules  with a diameter less than 4A.

Technical Specification:

 Property:  Unit: Bead: Pellet: Note:
8×12 4×8 1/16″ 1/8″
Static Water Adsorption %wt ≥21.50 ≥21.50 ≥21.50 ≥21.50 RH50%, 25oC
Crush Strength N ≥30.00 ≥80.00 ≥30.00 ≥70.00 Avg. of 25 pcs
Crush Strength lbs ≥7.00 ≥18.00 ≥7.00 ≥16.00 Avg. of 25 pcs
Bulk Density g/ml ≥0.70 ≥0.70 ≥0.65 ≥0.65 Settled
Bulk Density lbs/ft3 ≥43.00 ≥43.00 ≥40.00 ≥40.00 Settled
Loss on ignition %wt ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 575oC, 1hr
Loss on attrition %wt ≤0.10 ≤0.10 ≤0.30 ≤0.30 -
Particle Ratio % ≥97.00 ≥99.00 - - -

Recommended Application:

  1. Drying of unsaturated hydrocarbons (e.g. ethylene, propylene, butadiene)
  2. Cracked gas drying
  3. Drying of natural gas
  4. Drying of highly polar compounds, such as methanol and ethanol.

Packaging Information:

Type: Bag: Steel Drum: Bulk Sack:
Bead 25kg / 55lb 150kg / 330lb 1000kg / 2200lb
Pellet 25kg / 55lb 150kg / 330lb 1000kg / 2200lb
3A Molecular Sieve

3A Molecular SieveProduct Description:

Made with synthetic zeolite powder with a crystal structure 3A selected mineral binder. 3A molecular sieves have an effective pore opening of 3A (0.3nm), selectively adsorbing molecules with a diameter less than 3A (0.3nm).

Technical Specification:

 Property:  Unit: Bead: Pellet: Note:
8×12 4×8 1/16″ 1/8″
Static Water Adsorption %wt ≥21.00 ≥21.00 ≥21.00 ≥21.00 RH50%, 25oC
Crush Strength N ≥30.00 ≥80.00 ≥30.00 ≥70.00 Avg. of 25 pcs
Crush Strength lbs ≥7.00 ≥18.00 ≥7.00 ≥16.00 Avg. of 25 pcs
Bulk Density g/ml ≥0.70 ≥0.70 ≥0.65 ≥0.65 Settled
Bulk Density lbs/ft3 ≥43.00 ≥43.00 ≥40.00 ≥40.00 Settled
Loss on ignition %wt ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 ≤1.50 575oC, 1hr
Loss on attrition %wt ≤0.10 ≤0.10 ≤0.30 ≤0.30 -
Particle Ratio % ≥97.00 ≥99.00 - - -

Recommended Application:

  1. Drying of unsaturated hydrocarbons (e.g. ethylene, propylene, butadiene).
  2. Drying cracked gas.
  3. Drying of natural gas.
  4. Drying of highly polar compounds, such as methanol and ethanol.
  5. Static (non-regenerative) dehydration of insulation glass units (air or gas filled).

Packaging Information:

Type: Bag: Steel Drum: Bulk Sack:
Bead 25kg / 55lb 150kg / 330lb 1000kg / 2200lb
Pellet 25kg / 55lb 150kg / 330lb 1000kg / 2200lb

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