3a Molecular Sieve Desiccant For CO2 And H2S Removal From Biogas Gas
Xi'an Lvneng Molecular Sieve type 3A is an alkali metal alumino-silicate; it is the potassium form of the type A crystal structure. Type 3A has an effective pore opening of about 3 angstroms (0.3nm). This is large enough to allow in moisture but excludes molecules such as unsaturated hydrocarbons which can potentially form polymers, and this maximizes lifetime when dehydrating such molecules.
|Molecular Sieve 3A Typical Physical Properties|
|Item||Unit||8*12 Mesh||4*6 Mesh|
|Bulk Density||g/ml ≥||0.70-0.82||0.65-0.80|
|Equilibrium Water Capacity @ 25℃||wt% ≥||19.0-21.0||19.0-21.0|
|Equilibrium Ethylene Capacity||mg/g≤||3.0||3.0|
|Heat of Adsorption||BTU/lb of H2O||1800||1800|
|Crush Strength||Point Contact||N ≥||20-58||80-130|
|Attrition Rate||wt% ≤||0.1||0.1|
|Size Qualification||% ≥||98||98|
|Package Moisture||wt% ≤||1.5||1.5|
|The interval value of the indexes above are on the basis of the different grade of Molecular Sieve 3A|
a) Drying of unsaturated hydrocarbons (e.g. ethylene, propylene, butadien)
b) Cracked Gas Drying
c) Drying of natural gas, if COS minimization is essential, or a minimum co-adsorption of hydrocarbons is required.
d) Drying of highly polar compounds, such as methanol and ethanol
e) Drying of liquid alcohol
f) Static, (non-regenerative) dehydration of insulating glass units, whether air filled or gas-filled.
g) Drying of CNG.
Xi'an Lvneng molecular sieve Type 3A can be regenerated by either heating in the case of thermal swing processes; or by lowering the pressure in the case of pressure swing processes.
To remove moisture from a 3A molecular sieve, a temperature of 200-230°C is required. A properly regenerated molecular sieve can give moisture dew points below -100°C.
The outlet concentrations on a pressure swing process will depend on the gas present, and on the conditions of the process.
To avoid damp and pre-adsorption of organic before running, or must to be reactivated.