Adsorbents for Refining


Adsorbent Refining Solutions

Protect critical process equipment with adsorbents for refining

Non-regenerative and regenerative adsorbents effectively and economically remove contaminants from various hydrocarbon streams in petroleum refineries.

Removing contaminants will help you:

  • Minimize environmental concerns and assure plant personnel’s health and safety
  • Prevent the deactivation of in-house refinery process catalysts and downstream petrochemical catalysts when using refined products as feedstock
  • Meet product specifications
  • Maximize profits

Related Products and Solutions:                            Downloads:

Adsorbents for Refining- Alumina
UOP Tech & More Refining
Handling Guidelines: ADS -120/ADS-130 Adsorbents
Handling Guidelines: ADS-220 Adsorbents

Contaminants removed

  • H2S
  • COS
  • CS2
  • HCl
  • HF
  • Hg (elemental mercury)
  • AsH3 (arsine)
  • PH3 (phosphine)
  • Organic chlorides
  • Organic fluorides
  • Oxygenates (including H2O)
  • NH3
  • Other nitrogen-based compounds
  • Organic sulfur compounds

Adsorbents Properties

  • High adsorption capacity and long effective adsorbent life
  • Ability to attain ultra-low contaminant effluent specification
  • Low reactivity, minimized side reactions and reduced coke deposition
  • Optimum physical properties (high crush strength, low attrition and the ability to handle process upsets or non-ideal operating conditions)

Safety & Handling

You can find our safety and handling guidelines on our customer portal. You will be prompted to register or log in and search for these documents:

  • Safety and Handling Guidelines for UOP MOLSIV Adsorbents
  • Safety and Handling Guidelines for UOP GB Adsorbents
  • Safety and Handling Guidelines for UOP S GB Adsorbents