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11982 Supelco

Tenax® Porous Polymer Adsorbent

matrix Tenax TA, 60-80 mesh, bottle of 10 g



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packaging   bottle of 10 g
parameter   350 °C temp. limit
matrix   Tenax TA
particle size   60-80 mesh
surface area   ~35 m2/g
density   ~0.25 g/mL (free fall density)


General description

Tenax porous polymers, based on 2,6-diphenyl-p-phenylene oxide, is widely used as an adsorbent in both air collection and purge trap applications. Its unique structure provides alternate and desirable adsorption/desorption characteristics compared to other porous polymers.

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What solvents can be used for chemical desorption for Product No. 11982, Tenax TA 60-80 mesh?
Common solvents like alcohols, ethers, hydrocarbons, and aqueous hydrochloric acid/sodium hydroxide can be used.  Don't use chlorinated hydrocarbons like dichloromethane, aromatics like xylene and carbon disulfide. All other solvents not mentioned can be used after checking solubility.
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