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Siloxane Sorbent Traps

Simple, cost-effective, and superior solution to Tedlar Bags and Passivated Cylinders

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Siloxane Sorbent Tubes/Traps are analyzed according to ASTM Method D8230. Our laboratory has taken a leadership position in the sampling and analysis of siloxanes in biogas and is actively developing several new and improved methods for consideration by ASTM that address the complex and varying gas matrices present in landfills, wastewater treatment plants, dairy farms, and other feedstocks.

Ohio Lumex’s unrivaled QA/QC, ability to customize sorbent traps, and dedication to supporting our customers have all contributed to our status as the most widely used manufacturer in the industry.

Product Details

Siloxane Sorbent Traps Features

  • Significantly better sensitivity than Tedlar Bags and Passive Cylinders
  • Easy to use
  • Less expensive shipping costs than other methods
  • Can reliably hold gas sample for up to 14 days (72 hours is max for Tedlar Bags)
  • Increased accuracy since sorbent traps/tubes are not subject to analyte during hold time
  • Consists of 500mg/250mg dual bed of hydrophobic carbon-based sorbent

Siloxane Sorbent Traps Technical Specifications

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Typical Applications for Siloxane Sorbent Traps

  • Sampling biogas used as fuel for gas-to-energy applications (landing, wastewater treatment plants, dairy, etc.)
  • Sampling renewable natural gas, which is used for multiple applications:
    • Commercial/residential distribution of natural gas for heating
    • Natural gas turbines for electricity production
    • Vehicle fuel as compressed natural gas (CNG)


Available Measurements for Siloxane Sorbent Traps

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