Anhydrous Solvents include drying agent and impurity remover.

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Featuring Active Dry(TM) alkali metal silica gel system, Active Dry(TM) Solvents do not require post-drying and post-purifying workup. Each includes Active Dry(TM) pouch immersed in solvent to ensure dryness, and is sealed using ChemSeal(TM) septum caps. Initial line of solvents includes benzene, heptane, hexane, pentane, tetrahydrofuran, and toluene.



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Introducing Active Dry(TM) Anhydrous Solvents from Alfa Aesar



Ward Hill, MA - Alfa Aesar, a Johnson Matthey Company, is introducing a new line of anhydrous solvents featuring the new Active Dry(TM) alkali metal silica gel system (Na-SG-I), an efficient drying agent and impurity remover for solvents and anionic polymerization processes.

Commonly used drying agents require distillation to remove traces of the agent. Standard drying procedures are also a tedious limiting factor in both at laboratory and industrial production scale reactions.

Active Dry(TM) provides drying performance on par with other recognized methods with the added benefit of not requiring a post-drying and post-purifying workup. Each Active Dry(TM) solvent includes an Active Dry(TM) pouch immersed in the solvent to ensure dryness, and is sealed using Alfa Aesar's exclusive ChemSeal(TM) septum caps. The initial line of solvents includes benzene, heptane, hexane, pentane, tetrahydrofuran and toluene.
A full listing of products included in the addendum can be accessed at alfa.com/en/product/active dry. To request a free Active Dry(TM) brochure, contact Alfa Aesar at 1-800-343-0660, email info@alfa.com, or visit www.alfa.com.

About Alfa Aesar

Alfa Aesar, a Johnson Matthey Company, is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of research chemicals, metals and materials. With over 30,000 products listed in its catalog, Alfa Aesar is the single source for customers' needs for chemicals and materials in sizes for research and scale up. The Alfa Aesar catalog carries organic compounds, high purity inorganics, pure elements, alloys, precious metal catalysts, AA/ICP standards and more. Alfa Aesar has sales offices and distribution facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia and a distributor network covering the globe.

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