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AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. RESIFA™ SUNSPERA™ DM L-303 silica gel is an excellent catalyst support in the manufacture of polyethylene and polypropylene. This is because of its chemical inertness, large surface area, and porosity level. The properties of the SUNSPERA™ silica gel have a significant effect on the polymerization process and properties of the finished polymer. This product is recommended as a metallocene catalyst support.

Chemical Family: Silica

Reaction Type: Polymerization

Applicable Processes: Polyolefin Polymerization

Technical Data Sheet

Knowde Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Reaction Type

Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Spherical shape
  • Wide combination of particle size and porosity
    • Particle size range: 3μm - 70μm
    • Pore volume range: 0.7-2.3 ml/g
    • High and wide surface area range: 40 - 800 m²/g
  • Uniform porosity throughout particle
  • Narrow particle size and pore size distribution
  • Morphology helps control polymerization reaction
  • High loading of catalyst leads to high catalyst activity
  • Produces high specific gravity and high bulk density of the polymer
  • Improved morphology of finished polymer
  • Optimizes production
  • Prevents reactor fouling

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Mean Particle Size35.0μmFloe Partical Image Analysis
Pore Volume2.1ml/g
Pore Diameter (Peak)60.0nm
Specific Surface Area300.0m²/g
Span Value0.5Floe Partical Image Analysis
Mechanical Strength2.9MPa