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Michael Rotondo

Senior Applications Specialist - 2 years at Compressor World

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Overview

Features

  • 10 to 2,000 LB containers available
  • 1/8", 3/16", and 1/4" sizes
  • -40°F and lower dew points
  • High adsorption capacity
  • Low abrasion
  • High crush strength
  • Low to zero dust discharge
  • Resistance against slugs of liquid water

Description

Van Air Systems Activated Alumina Desiccant is a porous form of aluminum oxide and is designed with a high surface area that adsorbs vapors without any change in form. In compressed air and gas drying applications, activated alumina is able to achieve dew points -40°F to -100°F depending on the dryer.

The most commonly used activated alumina bead is the 1/8 inch size. The 1/4 inch size works well as a pre-bed for supporting large desiccant beds or as a buffer for silica gel beds. When pressure drops and surface area requirements are smaller, the 3/16 inch bead size is ideal.

Applications

  • Regenerative dryers
  • Acid removal
  • Process stream purification
  • Hydrocarbon adsorption