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Ascarite II Adsorbents

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Mineral Adsorbents, Filter Agents and Drying Agents

 
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V. ASCARITE II®ADSORBENTS

Ascarite II is the second generation of a traditional brand of carbon dioxide adsorbents. Whereas the original Ascarite was derived from granular asbestos, Ascarite II is a sodium hydroxidecoated silica. It rapidly and quantitatively adsorbs CO2, (and acid gases), and is useful in a number of analytical and microanalytical procedures, physiological studies, etc.

The materials are self-indicating, gradually changing color (to white) within a narrow zone due to the formation of sodium carbonate.

 

Table 8 - Ascarite II. Adsorbents
Catalog No. Grade Type Approx. particle size (mesh)
223913 Ascarite II granular 820
223921 Ascarite II granular 2030

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