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Homework Help: Silica gel &sodium polyacrylate: absorb/adsorb alcohol, etc?

  1. Nov 29, 2015 #1
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    Does silica gel adsorb alcohol? Does it adsorb isopropyl alcohol? or Ethyl alcohol? Does silica gel adsorb anything other than water?

    Does sodium polyacrylate absorb alcohol? What type of alcohol, ethyl alcohol? Isopropyl alcohol? Does sodium polyacrylate absorb anything other than water?
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  3. Nov 29, 2015 #2


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    Try to find information about absorption mechanism, it should answer your question.
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