Molecular Sieve

November 14, 2016

What is Molecular Sieve?

Molecular Sieve Desiccants are typically used for drying gases and liquids.  They are made up of a crystalline composition which makes them even more effective than other types of desiccants. These sieves are extremely helpful in cryogenic operations, during this process all water must be removed to avoid freezing. Molecular Sieves come in multiple ranges of absorbency, along with molecule shape and sieve surface. …

Indicating Silica Gel

June 9, 2016

How to Rejuvenate Indicating Bulk Silica Gel and Molecular Sieve

These instructions are meant for indicating (blue or orange) product only, it is difficult to effectively gauge if colorless product has re-generated. Let’s begin with some safety precautions: Use a Pyrex baking dish which is at least a ¼“ thick, the product becomes very hot while drying and potentially can cause other types of glass to shatter. It is also recommended not to …