Table 3: Properties and applications of zeolites.

PropertyApplication

Ordered cannel structureAdsorbent materials
Molecular sieves
Catalyst supports
Selective catalysis

Ion exchangeCation exchangers
Dispersion of supported catalysts (ion exchange followed by reduction)
Possibility of producing acid sites (ion exchange of and desorption)

Acid sites present in the structureCatalysis
Adsorption of polar molecules