, Volume 13, Issue 3–4, pp 267–279 | Cite as

Novel zeolite composites and consequences for rapid sorption processes

  • Alfons Brandt
  • Martin BülowEmail author
  • Anna Deryło-Marczewska
  • Jacek Goworek
  • Jens Schmeißer
  • Wolfgang Schöps
  • Baldur Unger


Novel sorbents for rapid dynamic sorption processes based on the concept of sorption-active shell/sorption-inert core composite granules are presented. Tailoring such composites to a technical sorption process is exemplified by NaX and LiLSX zeolites as sorption-active components. Composite granules are characterized by various techniques specifically by oxygen-VPSA pilot-scale tests and liquid-phase sorption experiments. The composite sorbents exhibit excellent potential for efficiency enhancement of existing processes by lowering investment and operating costs.


Gas-phase and liquid-phase sorption Oxygen VPSA Mixtures of non-electrolytes Cu2+-ion kinetics Zeolites NaX and LiLSX Zeolite-sorbent shapes Composites Sorption-inert cores Granulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfons Brandt
    • 1
  • Martin Bülow
    • 2
    Email author
  • Anna Deryło-Marczewska
    • 3
  • Jacek Goworek
    • 3
  • Jens Schmeißer
    • 4
  • Wolfgang Schöps
    • 4
  • Baldur Unger
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemiewerk Bad Köstritz GmbHBad KöstritzGermany
  2. 2.Ostseebad DierhagenGermany
  3. 3.Faculty of ChemistryMaria Curie Skłodowska UniversityLublinPoland
  4. 4.HITK e.V.HermsdorfGermany

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