Fixed Bed Performance

Longer Bed Life | Increased Uptime | Greater Overall Efficiency

Water can cause low-quality clay particles to soften and swell, increasing the occurrence of "channeling" in the clay treater. This also reduces the total surface area of the clay granules and leads to a reduction in the adsorption of polar compounds. Ultra-Clear granules have been thermally processed to resist swelling when exposed to water in the clay treater, resulting in longer bed life, increased uptime, and greater overall efficiency of your refining process.
Ultra-Clear has up to 150 m2/g of active surface area while typical attapulgite clays have 116 m2/g. With more surface area available for adsorbing contaminants, clay bed performance is enhanced and bed life is lengthened.