Solid-a-Sorb® is a versatile absorbent product formulated from diatomaceous earth, specifically crafted to excel in automotive, drill cutting, and drilling applications. Recognized for its eco-friendly composition, it offers natural and non-corrosive characteristics, making it an ideal choice for environmentally conscious industries seeking effective absorbent solutions.

Product Type: Absorbent

Application Area: Automotive Applications, Drill Cutting, Drilling Applications, Driveway, Floor, Food Processing, Garage, Garbage Cans, Hospitals, Laboratories, Office Building, Potable Water Applications, Schools, Waste Treatment

Features: Cost Effective, Disposable, Fast Acting, High Porosity, High Surface Area, Highly Efficient, Low Density

Chemical Family: Diatomaceous Earth

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Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Sieve Analysis (+12 Mesh)2%Tyler
Sieve Analysis (-12 +65 Mesh)94%Tyler
Sieve Analysis (-65 Mesh)4%Tyler
pH (at 10% Slurry)7--
Free Moisture (as H₂O)max. 0.1%-
Density (Dry Bulk, Tapped)430g/l-
Specific Gravity2.2--
Oil Absorption120wt%ASTM F 726-81
Water Absorption130wt%ASTM F 726-81
Chemical Analysis
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Silicon Dioxide88.5%-
Aluminum Oxide5.7%-
Iron(III) Oxide2.1%-
Calcium Oxide0.5%-
Magnesium Oxide0.4%-
Other Oxides1.5%-
Loss on Ignition1%-

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Pallet Configuration
  • Per Pallet: 80
  • Pallet Size: 40”x48”
  • Pallet Height: 72” Tier
  • Configuration: 5