Adsorbent Technologies

BASF offers a wide range of adsorbents for a broad spectrum of applications in industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical, and gas processing. The BASF portfolio includes proprietary alumina, silica, bentonite adsorbent technologies, the base metal oxide PuriStar line of guard beds and molecular sieves.

Activated Alumina Adsorbents
  • Available in powder, granular, and spherical forms in standard and custom sizes
  • Impressive range of adsorbent products including Selexsorb, chloride traps, and Claus Catalysts
  • Boehmite and boehmite-based gamma alumina powders for such applications as automotive and chemical catalysts, catalyst binders and abrasives
Alumina Silica Gel Sorbead Adsorbents
  • Achieve lower moisture and hydrocarbon dewpoints than any competitive alumina silica gel
  • High adsorption capacity
  • Unprecedented physical stability when water-wet
Catalyst Substrates & Intermediates
  • Alumina powders - gamma phase and pseudoboehmite feedstocks
  • Catalyst substrate spheres (CSS)
  • Catalyst bed supports
  • Custom/Toll processing services
Metal Oxide Adsorbents

A versatile group of products for removal of a wide range of contaminants including arsine, phosphine, reactive sulfur compounds, free oxygen, H2, CO, and trace levels of acetylenes and dienes

Molecular Sieve Adsorbents
  • Zeolite based adsorbents offering high adsorption capacity of water at low partial pressure
  • Separation of compounds with similar polarity
  • Selective adsorption or separation based on molecular size 
  • Drying of polar compounds

Adsorbent Selector

BASF Adsorbents offers products used in the production of natural gas, sulfur, olefins, hydrogen peroxide, petrochemicals, aromatics and catalysts. Use our Adsorbent Product Selector to select the adsorbent that is right for you by industry, application or product by using the pull down menus below.

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Activated Alumina Adsorbents

Activated Alumina Adsorbents

BASF produces a variety of standard and customized activated aluminas for adsorption and catalytic applications in hydrocarbon processing and related industries.

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Alumina Silica Gel Sorbead Adsorbents

Alumina Silica Gel Sorbead Adsorbents

BASF Sorbead alumina silica gel adsorbents extend moisture control, product quality and process life cycles.

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Catalyst Substrates & Intermediates

Catalyst Substrates & Intermediates

BASF offers a wide variety of smooth, porous alumina and silica spherical catalyst carriers and gamma alumina powders.

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Durasorb™

Durasorb™

BASF Durasorb™ is a family of products developed in combination with proprietary system design software to complement each other for the purification of Natural Gas streams. BASF Durasorb™ products are designed to work together to provide optimum solutions for the most difficult gas processing conditions, including retrofit of existing units.

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Metal Oxide Purification Adsorbents

Metal Oxide Purification Adsorbents

A versatile group of products for removal, by selective chemical reactions, of a wide range of contaminants including arsine, phosphine, reactive sulfur compounds, free oxygen, hydrogen (H2), carbon monoxide (CO) and trace acetylenes and dienes.

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Molecular Sieve Adsorbents

Molecular Sieve Adsorbents

BASF offers molecular sieve adsorbent products targeted at the natural gas, refining, petrochemical and air drying markets.

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