Desiccant Solutions for the AC Industry

Desiccant Tube Bag for Automotive IndustryDesiccant Solutions for the AC Industry

In early Automotive AC system, Silica Gel, a common desiccant was used. It was replaced by Molecular Sieve for several reasons:

Criteria for Selecting the right Molecular Sieve in the Automotive AC system

molecular sieve adsorbent material for automotive industryAD-1® Molecular Sieve

Flow Dry® Technology AD-1® molecular sieve adsorbent was created in response to a strong market need for a high quality, high performing, yet economical desiccant for drying HFC-134a and other refrigerants. With the same if not better quality and performance than other suppliers the AD-1® molecular sieve has been specifically developed as the economic desiccant alternative to meeting your high standards for:

Typical Properties for AD-1® Molecular Sieve Desiccant
Water Capacity (wt%) 17%
LOI 960° C, max (wt%) 1.0%
Density, min (lbs/ft3) 53 (0.848 gm/ml)
Crush, avg 25 beads, min (lbs.f) 14 (62.0 N)
Attrition, max (wt%) 2.0%
AD-1® adsorbent specification sheet available upon request.

Bead Sizes Available

AD-1® molecular sieve standard bead size is 8x12 mesh (2mm). Other bead sizes may be made available.

Quality Assurance

AD-1® molecular sieve production is rigorously tested, using advanced testing equipment and methods, for strict compliance to industry standards.

Safety and Handling

Contact us for a copy of the AD-1® molecular sieve MSDS and for any questions related to handling the product.

AD-1® Molecular Sieve Adsorbent Brochure (53.73 kB)