Broadest Line of Resins in the Industry

Jacobi is proud to offer a complete range of ion exchange resins worldwide for the most important applications in water and wastewater treatment. Our brand families include:



WAC are polyacrylic, gel or macro ion exchange beads. They have the unique carboxylic acid functions.

Some applications of WAC resins include:

  • Temporary Hardness Removal
  • Dealkalisation
  • Earth Alkali
  • Heavy Metal Removal

Popular Industry Sectors:

  • POU Filter Market
  • Food and Beverage
  • Oil and Gas


These are a special set of resins for ion exchange processes where there is a high presence of competing ions.

Some applications of Chelating resins include:

  • Waste water treatment
  • Heavy metal removal
  • Boron removal
  • Mercury removal
  • Brine softening

Popular Industry Sectors:

  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Waste water treatment
  • Electroplating


Mixed bed resins are composed of strong cationic and anionic ion exchangers based on a polystyrene-divinylbenzene matrix that are usually sold in the ready to use (active) ionic forms.

Some applications of mixed bed resins include:

  • Water purification
  • Polishing process water
  • Demineralisation

Popular Industry Sectors:

  • Water purification
  • Ultrapure water


Strong acidic cation resins are bead sized co-polymers (mainly polystyrene-divinylbenzene) with a sulfuric group which attracts cations. Resinex SAC comes in gel or macroporous types and are available in several bead sizes to adapt to different applications.

Some applications of SAC resins include:

  • Water softening
  • Demineralisation
  • Metal removal
  • Decolorisation

Popular Industry Sectors:

  • Industrial, chemical and household softening units
  • Food and beverage


Strong base anion resins are bead sized co-polymers (mainly polystyrene-divinylbenzene) with a tertiary or quaternary ammonium group which removes anions in various processes. Resinex SBA comes in gel or macroporous type and is available in different bead sizes.

Some applications of SBA resins include:

  • Demineralisation
  • Decolorisation
  • Deashing
  • Desulfunation
  • Nitrate Removal
  • FMA removal

Popular Industry Sectors:

  • Industrial condensate units
  • Chemical condensate units
  • Household condensate units


Weak base anion resins are bead sized co-polymers (mainly polystyrene-divinylbenzene) with tertiary ammonium groups, which are usually macroporous in structure.

Some applications of WBA resins include:

  • Water remediation
  • Organic material removal
  • Demineralisation

Popular Industry Sectors:

  • Food and beverage



Inert Resins

These are non-functionalized inert media made from Polypropylene or Polyethylene to protect tank nozzles or act as layers in packed beds and mechanical filters.

Some applications include:

  • Protects tank nozzles
  • Distribution layer
  • Separation layer