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Type 13X

Molecular Sieves Type 13X


Molecular Sieves Type 13X are alkali alumino-silicate.  They are the sodium form of the Type X crystal structures with an effective pore opening of about 10 angstroms.


bulletAir Plant Feed Drying and CO2 removal.
bulletNatural Gas Mercaptan Removal.
bulletLPG Sweetening; H2S and Mercaptan Removal.
bulletLNG Plant Feed Pretreatment; H2S, CO2, H2S, Mercaptan Removal


Form in which supplied:  Beads
Mean Particle Diameters 4 x 8     (4 mm)
8 x 12   (2 mm)
Nominal Pore Size 10 Angstroms
Bulk Density 42 - 43 Lbs/Ft3
Average Crushing Strength Under Increasing Pressure (Lb) 4 x 8 mesh  - - - - 15
8 x 12 mesh  - - -   7
Equilibrium Water Capacity (Theoretical) 29%  wt.
Water Content (as shipped) 1.5% wt. (max.)
Heat of Adsorption (max) 1,800 Btu/lb H2O
Specific Heat (approx) 0.23Btu/lb/0F
Recommended Temp. of Regeneration (0F) 400 - 600


Type 13X  Molecular Sieves are delivered in drums containing 60 lbs, 150 lbs, and 275 lbs net of product.