molecular sieve

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molecular sieve

n
(Elements & Compounds) chem a material that can absorb large amounts of certain compounds while not absorbing others and is thus suitable for use in separating mixtures

molec′ular sieve′


n.
a compound with molecule-size pores, as some sodium aluminum silicates, that chemically locks molecules in them: used in purification and separation processes.
[1925–30]
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Alphagaz Purifier O2AR filled with Molsieve having code 78060031
2] se empleo una columna de tipo Molsieve 5A de alta resolucion de 20 m a T = 60[grados] C utilizando argon (99,999 %) como gas portador.
2] en el gas del suelo se empleo una columna MolSieve 5[angstrom] de 20 m de longitud, un detector de conductividad termica y argon (99,999%) como gas portador.