Silica Gel is a hard granular or beaded desiccant with the appearance similar to glass. It is slightly softer than ordinary window glass, odorless, insoluble and non-conductor of electricity.
Its action in adsorbing is purely physical and there is no change in size or shape of the particles as it absorbs vapors. Silica Gel has a large internal surface area which gives it a large adsorptive capacity.
It meets the requirements of Military Mil-D-3716, Type I and II, Grade H.
Silica Gel is used in various industries such as: Natural Gas, Refining Companies, Chemical and Petrochemical, Industrial Gases, Refrigeration, Insulating Glass, Commercial and Military Packaging, Telecommunications and Power Companies.
|Property Name||Property Value|
|Particle Shape||Granular or Beaded|
3-8 Mesh / 6-12 Mesh / 6-16 Mesh
|Nominal Pore Size||22 Angstroms|
|Pore Volume, cm3/gm||0.43 Avg.|
|Surface Area, m2/gm||750-800|
|Bulk Density, lbs/ft3||45 avg.|
|Moisture Adsorption at 25 oC|
Recommended Reactivation Temperature (oF)