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Sodium Polyacrylate Super Absorbent Polymer


Size: 20-100 mesh = 0.850mm-0.150mm. Granules are as small as white sugar. Fast-acting. Rapidly solidifies water-based liquids into a gel form.


Package: 5 pounds bag


Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP) can absorb and retain enormous amounts of a liquid relative to its mass. For example, SAP may absorb up to 600 times its weight (from 30 to 60 times its volume) and can become up to 99.9% liquid, but when put into a 0.9% saline solution, the absorbency drops to approximately 50 times its weight.


Suggested usages are as follows:


  • Control of spill and waste aqueous fluid (Gel pet urine- one scoop sprinkled on the pad gets up the urine, and the pad lasts for days)
  • Coolant (i.e., ice pack, neck cooler, headband cooler)
  • Educational science projects
  • Entertainment (i.e., magic tricks)
  • Horticultural water retention agents
  • Sensory play (i.e., sensory table, sensory beans)
  • Moisture remover
  • Magic tricks
  • Humidifier
  • Basketball hoop base filler
  • Flood control