KC-Trockenperlen® (Sorbead®)

Silica Gel

BASF’s KC-Trockenperlen (also known as Sorbead) range of high performance silica adsorbents are designed for the drying of air, technical gases and liquids. KC-Trockenperlen products are particularly prevalent in the treatment of industrial air systems, industrial gas systems and breathers for transformers.

Three grades are available, KC-Trockenperlen N, KC-Trockenperlen WS whic...    Read more  

BASF’s KC-Trockenperlen (also known as Sorbead) range of high performance silica adsorbents are designed for the drying of air, technical gases and liquids. KC-Trockenperlen products are particularly prevalent in the treatment of industrial air systems, industrial gas systems and breathers for transformers.

Three grades are available, KC-Trockenperlen N, KC-Trockenperlen WS which is a particularly water stable version and KC-Trockenperlen Orange Chameleon which gives a distinct colour change for critical or sensitive applications.



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Features


    • High performance silica adsorbents

    • Exactly defined pore sizes (3A, 4A…)

    • 2.0-5.0mm standard size spheres

Benefits


    • WS grade is 100% water stable

    • Relatively low temperature regeneration

    • Orange Chameleon clear colour change and low toxicity indicator

    • High adsorption capacity

Typical Applications


    • Air dryer systems

    • Technical gas drying

    • Breathers for power transformers

    • Regeneration cost saving over life of product