The degenerations on heat treatment and the thermal stabilities of Na-A molecular sieve zeolites of different crystallinities were studied by thermal analysis. The degenerations of the sieves were computed from the decreases of the zeolitic water content. The thermal stabilities were determined from the commencement of the exothermic peaks. Heating at 600‡ causes considerable degeneration of these sieves. The degeneration and thermal stability depend on the crystallinity of the sieve. Poorly-crystalline sieves are degenerated to a greater extent than well-crystaline ones. The thermal stabilities on poorly-crystalline sieves also decrease during heating at 600‡.