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78307 Fluka

Silica gel PS drying agent

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Synonym: Drying agent silica gel PS



Related Categories Essential Chemicals, Other Silica Gels, Research Essentials, Silica Gels
contains   ≤0.25% CuCl2 as additive
particle size   2-6 mm
pH   3.5-7 (20 °C, 10% in H2O, suspension)
capacity   ≥20 % absorption capacity (water)(at 50% rel. humidity, 20°C)
bulk density   600‑800 g/L



1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

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General description

Silica gel is a rigid 3D network of colloidal silica. It is exclusively used as a support material for the active titanium (III) centers in Ziegler-Natta catalysts. Silica gel allows a controlled fragmentation leading to form uniform polymer particles with narrow particle size distribution and high bulk density. Silica gel is classified as below:
a. Aquagel - pores are filled with water
b. Xerogel - by the process of evaporation, aqueous phase in the pores are removed
c. Aerogel - Solvent removed by supercritical extraction
Silica gel is dehydrated jelly of silicic acid having specific surface of 700-800 m2/g and is suitable as drying agent for gases.

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