Traditional Water Absorbing Materials
Mention about the water absorbing material, you may think of many absorbing materials such as cotton, napkins, sponge, anhydrous calcium chloride, soda lime, allochroic silica gel or activated carbon.
But these materials can absorb only several or dozens of times its weight. And most of them will release the water under pressure.
Is there a water absorbing material can absorb huge water under pressure?
Sodium Polyacrylate can absorb hundreds times its weight.
After absorption, it will turn to water gel which can lock water strongly under pressure.
Sodium polyacrylate can absorb about 300-800 times its weight. This is the most difference between SOCO Polymer and other traditional absorption materials.
High absorbent rate.
It only takes several seconds to absorb all the water. Actually absorbent rate is a very important item for absorption material.
Strong liquid locking ability.
As we mentioned earlier, it has strong liquid locking ability — that why it’s more and more popular used in diapers as the absorbing material.
This material is totally non-toxic and harmless. Actually, this new function material is already used in artificial vitreous and artificial skin.
Sodium polyacrylate is eco-friendly and can be decomposed into water, carbon dioxide, and ammonia.
It’s mainly used in Hygiene Products such as Diapers, Sanitary Napkins, Nursing Pad and Pet Pad ect.
The single sheets of Ice Pack are activated by placing them in fresh tap water.
Water Absorbent Pad
SAP brings a new, specially developed absorbent layer which helps consumers simulate a dry process in vacuum packaging – with amazing results.
Gel Polymer Beads
Water beads are made of SAP. It can absorb large amount of water and turn to a bigger ball.
Used in waterproof tape and waterproof ointment for using in optical fiber cables.
SAP in anti-flood bag absorb water completely in 3 to 5 minutes when meets water and the bag will inflates quickly. Before absorbing water, the bag is small and light.
SAP Drilling Mud Additive (SNA-505) which is a new environmental protection product with good water-absorbable and swellable properties, can effectively against lost circulation.
-It with fibrous shapes potentially can be used to make high.
-Can be used as an internal sealant in cement based materials.
-A special use of SOCO Polymer in concrete could be as a controlled release agent.
SAP is a cost-saving alternative to other bulk solidifiers, including Portland cement, kiln dust, corn-cobs, sawdust or other commodity absorbents.