Gel Polystyrene Strong-Acid Cation-Exchange Resin as Catalyst in Boosting Inorganic Reactions &Esterification Induced-by H+


KP-008H is a gel strongly acidic cation exchange resin type catalyst of the sulphonated polystyrene series, generally as the initiator for catalyzing inorganic reactions or organic synthesis allowing traces of organics to be retained. Owing to its uniform and solid structure and low swelling rate after reversible ionic replacement reactions, this resin remains perform with strong resistance to osmotic shock. 

In addition to its excellent physical &chemical stability and thermostable performance, KP-008H is structured with fine crosslinked porosity and quite intense granular strength, which enables its exclusivity of organic molecules without blocking resin pores neither interfering the reaction compositions. KP-008H is preferably to be used in organic reactions where acids are engaged, and also small amounts of organics are required to retain for complete synthesis yet not to plug resins’ pores. Such typical application scenario can be in acids-involved esterification reactions when KP-008H is hydrolyzed and released plenty of H+ into the solutions of organic reactions which require H+ to be initiated. In such way of exchanging ions as the initiating agent, KP-008H potentially increases the amounts of H+ within solutions and so catalyzing the process of the reactions.

Taking advantage of its exemption from adsorbing organic composition, this premium resin model KP-008H is hereby most suitable for drug-synthesis, cosmetic production, essentially throughout esterification when certain organics of are required to be retained without affecting reactants composition, and most importantly, more hydrogens are needed to expedite a great deal of synthesis yield. Moreover, it is also applicable in catalyzing acids-stimulated F&B production in which color and odor are allowed to be kept while desalting, softening or deashing remain required.

Matrix: Styrene-based Copolymer
Physical form: Claybank transparent spherical beads
Ionic form as shipped: H+ Form
Moisture holding capacity(%): 45 to 55%
Total bulk exchange capacity: ≥1.95mmol/mL
Moisture true density: 1.18~1.28g/mL
Moisture bulk density: 0.76~0.86g/mL
Effective particle size: 0.40~0.70mm
Particle size: 0.315~1.25mm
Uniformity coefficient: ≤1.6
Integrated beads ratio after grinding test: ≥95℅
Maximum operating temperature: 120°C
Minimum bed depth: 800mm
Service flow rate: 5~40 BV*/h
Maximum service velocity: 60 m/h
Regenerant: NaClHCl H2SO4
Level(Counted by 100%): 80~220g/L 50-150g/L 80~180g/L
Concentration: 5~10℅5~8℅0.7~6℅
Flow rate: 2~8 BV*/h2~5 BV*/h2~20 BV*/h
Minimum contact time:30min
Slow rinse: 2 BV at regeneration flow rate
Fast rinse: 4~8 BV at service flow rate
*1 BV(Bed Volume)= 1 solution per resin