Intersorb 4 to 8 Mesh Indicating and Non-indicating Sodalime Grade D

Intersorb 408 NI (non-indicating)
Intersorb 408 WV (indicating)

Application/Use:

Rebreather, Recreation Rebreather Diving, Commercial Diving, Military, Mine Safety Equipment.

Properties:

Intersorb 408 is comprised of 2 mm cylindrical granules and has been produced to achieve the maximum carbon dioxide absorption and optimum physical properties. This is to achieve the most suitable performance within rebreathers.

Intersorb 408 has been tested to NATO test standard STANAG No 1411.

Chemical Composition

Intersurgical tests

 

Intersorb 408 NI

Intersorb 408 WV

Calcium Hydroxide

97%

97%

Sodium Hydroxide

3%

3%

Ethyl Violet

NIL

0.03%

Note: These figures represent the dry constituents. The product will additionally contain 14% to 18% water.

Physical Properties

NATO test standard STANAG No. 1411

Particle Size

Intersorb 408 NI & WV
typical data

Specification

Over 2.80 mm

0.6%

1% maximum

2.00 to 2.80 mm

25%

30% maximum

1.40 to 2.00 mm

Balance

20% maximum

0.600 to 1.40 mm

6%

20% maximum

Moisture Content

16%

14% to 20%

Carbon Dioxide Absorption

NATO test standard STANAG No.1411

Particle Size

Intersorb 408 NI & WV
typical data

Specification

Hardness
(% retained on 1.4 mm screen)

87%

80% minimum

Resistance to Flow
(40 L/m, absorber 10 cm diameter,
12.5 cm height, volume 1 Litre)

1.4 mbar unused
1.6 mbar used

 

Time to 0.5% CO2
Breakthrough (minutes)

100 minutes

80 minimum

CO2 Capacity L/kg

150 L/kg

120 L/kg minimum

105 ml absorbent in 30 mm diameter tube.
Challenge gas: 3.0 L/min air containing 5% CO2.
Humidity 100 %
Temperature 20°C

 

Additional Info

Packaging, Transport &
Disposal
:

Intersorb 408 is available in 45 pound airtight kegs. Standard shipping applies. Dispose of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Storage & Handling:

Store in a dry, well ventilated area away from incompatible substances, such as strong acids. Avoid excessive temperatures. Keep container tightly sealed. Do not leave absorbent exposed to air for prolonged periods. Dust may cause irritation. Avoid breathing dust. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands and contact area after handling.

Precautions:

Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin (see handling above).

Warranty:

The O.C. Lugo Co., Inc. will replace any material found to be defective, but accepts no liability through improper storage, handling or application of this product.

Disclaimer:

All data provided herein is based upon years of research, laboratory testing and actual product usage. The O.C. Lugo Co., Inc. makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning this information.