An ion-exchange resin or ion-exchange polymer is a resin or polymer that acts as a medium for ion exchange. It is an insoluble matrix (or support structure) normally in the form of small (0.5–1 mm diameter) micro beads, usually white or yellowish, fabricated from an organic polymer substrate.
Resin cleaner is a product that is used to remove resin or other sticky substances from surfaces. It is often used to clean tools, equipment, or other items that have come into contact with resin, and can be effective at removing even heavily encrusted or dried resin.
There are many different types of resin cleaner available, and the best one to use will depend on the type of resin being cleaned and the surface it is on. Some resin cleaners are designed to be used on specific types of resin, such as epoxy or polyester, while others are more general purpose and can be used on a variety of resins. Some resin cleaners are also formulated for use on specific surfaces, such as metal or plastic, while others can be used on a wider range of surfaces.
Resin cleaners typically work by dissolving or breaking down the resin, allowing it to be easily wiped or rinsed away. Some resin cleaners may also contain solvents or other chemicals to help loosen the resin and make it easier to remove. It is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions when using a resin cleaner, and to wear protective clothing, such as gloves and goggles, as needed.
An ion-exchange resin or ion-exchange polymer is a resin or polymer that acts as a medium for ion exchange. It is an insoluble matrix (or support structure) normally in the form of small (0.5–1 mm diameter) micro beads, usually white or yellowish, fabricated from an organic polymer substrate. The trapping of ions occurs along with the accompanying release of other ions, and thus the process is called ion exchange.Most commercial resins are made of polystyrene sulfonate. Mixed bed resins or mixed bed ion exchange resins are mainly used in the water purification industry for polishing process water to achieve de-mineralized water quality (such as after a reverse osmosis system).