What are Desiccants?

By Delta Adsorbents on 4/23/2019

Desiccants for Moisture Control in ProductsA desiccant is a hygroscopic material that serves to maintain a state of dryness.  It is the opposite of a humectant which serves to promote moisture retention.  Desiccants eliminate humidity from the air and create and sustain a moisture-free environment. 

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Implementing Desiccants into Your Process

By Delta Adsorbents on 4/7/2019

Silica Gel Desiccant for Moisture ControlMoisture can create an environment that promotes the growth of bacteria and mold.  Moisture can also cause rust and damage to electrical components.   When shipping or storing products, moisture needs to be controlled to keep products unspoiled.  Desiccants offer a very effective solution to control levels of moisture especially in containers and packaging.   

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Benefits of Silica Gel Desiccant Packets

By Delta Adsorbents on 3/29/2019

Silica Gel Desiccant PacketsHave you ever heard of “adsorbing”?  No, not absorbing but adsorbing.  There is a difference between these two processes.  Understanding what adsorbing is can help explain Silica Gel Desiccant Packets and how they work to preserve your products.    

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Cargo Dry for Residential Applications

By Delta Adsorbents on 11/21/2018

Cargo Dry Plus for Residential ApplicationsConstant moisture can also create an odor on clothing, furniture, and carpeting.  Homeowners can prevent moisture damage to items stored in their homes by using Cargo Dry Plus or Cargo Dry Paks.  These desiccant products can inhibit the formation of mold, mildew, rust and corrosion.  

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What is "container rain"?

By Delta Adsorbents on 11/11/2018

Cargo Dry for Shipping ContainersAll shippping containers are susceptible to moisture.   The moisture content of the air during load as well as the temperature during transit both impact the moisture level in the shipping container.   Moisture trapped in the container condenses to the cooler areas and as the temperature rises, condensation accumulates on the walls and ceiling. 

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Protecting your investment from moisture

By Delta Adsorbents on 10/2/2018

Dry Kits for Storing BoatsMoisture can cause irreversible damage to your boat or RV.   If there are high levels of moisture during storage, it can damage electronic components and possibly impact the performance of your vehicle.  Moisture can also promote the growth of mold and mildew on surfaces and fabric.  Products such as Delta Adsorbents Dry Kits contain all you need to prevent too much moisture.

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Is Activated Alumina the Best Air Drying Desiccant?

By Delta Adsorbents on 5/6/2017

Activated Alumina for Air FiltrationIf you have even a small amount of experience with air drying and desiccants, you have probably heard about Activated Alumina because of its benefits and fantastic features for the job at hand. For example, a large surface area and many pores allow the adsorbent to take in and hold more moisture than most other options. Furthermore, it manages to hold said moisture without changing dramatically with chemicals or even its physical appearance. 

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What are the Different Types of Molecular Sieves?

By Delta Adsorbents on 11/28/2016

 No matter your Molecular Sieve needs we have something for you!  There are many different varieties of adsorption 3A, 4A, 4A Blue Indicating, 5A, 13X, 3A EDG and Molecular Sieve Desiccant Packs. 

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Handy Tips for Traveling Smart

By Delta Adsorbents on 5/23/2016

Handy tips for packing right for travel.Traveling can be a stressful situation which is ironic if it is meant to relieve it.  Planning ahead and packing smart can help alleviate some of the worry. 

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Adsorbents & Absorbents…Understanding the Difference

By Delta Adsorbents on 3/23/2016

Adsorbent or absorbentThere are plenty of resources available to you in controlling moisture, but knowing how to best use those options makes them more effective. Find out the difference between adsorbing and absorbing.

 

 

 

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