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Molecular Sieves Type 13X


Molecular Sieves Type 13X are crystalline metal aluminosilicates having an effective pore opening of 10 angstroms. Type 13X are the sodium form of the Type X crystal structure. It can adsorb all molecules that can be adsorbed by 3A, 4A and 5A Molecular Sieves.


  • Air Plant Feed Drying and CO2 Removal.
  • Natural Gas Mercaptan Removal.
  • LPG Sweetening; H2S and Mercaptan Removal.
  • LNG Plant Feed Pretreatment; H2O, CO2, H2S, Mercaptan Removal.

  • General Properties (Form in which supplied: Beads)
    Property NameProperty Value
    Mean Particle Diameters4 x 8 (4mm) and 8 x 12 (2mm)
    Nominal Pore Size10 Angstroms
    Bulk Density40 - 41 Lbs/Ft3
    Average Crushing Strength Under Increasing Pressure (Lb)
    4 x 8 mesh
    8 x 12 mesh

    Equilibrium Water Capacity (Theoretical)29.5% wt.
    Water Content (as shipped)1.5% wt. (max.)
    Heat of Adsorption (max)1,800 Btu/lb H2O
    Specific Heat (approx)0.23 Btu/lb/0F
    Recommended Temp. of Regeneration (0F)250 - 600


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

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