Desiccants

Materials & Material Processing

Fine Silica enhances catalyst support.

February 12, 2015

Pore structure, spherical shapes, and size distribution of SUNSPERA contribute to optimized finished polymer resins and productivity. SUNSPERA joins Solesphere™, Sunlovely™, M.S. GEL™, and Silica Gel, which provide catalyst support for cosmetics, film, and synthetic leather and serve as matting agent for paints and act as filler for coated printing papers. Fine silica products are available in mean particle diameters from 1.8–200 μm and with oil absorption capacities from 30–400 ml/100 g. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Water Scavenger targets silane-curing adhesives and sealants.

December 10, 2014

Consisting of arylalkoxysilane monomer with very faint odor, GENIOSIL® XL 70 Additive is suitable for products that must avoid unpleasant odors when applied. Clear, colorless, low-viscosity silane has flash point of 96°C as per ISO 3679. As silane-curing adhesives and sealants react with water, product protects polymers from moisture inherent to formulation via fillers and other ingredients. Water scavenger also ensures that product can be used without restriction throughout minimum shelf life. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Desiccant Capsules offer 360 degree moisture protection. .

November 18, 2014

Available in 1, 2, and 2.5 g sizes, AdCap® combines advantages of conventional desiccant capsules and canisters and complies with global requirements for drug and patient safety. Capsules offer choice of filling materials, including silica gel, molecular sieve, and blends. High squeeze stability prevents desiccants from leaking, even under high pressure. Capsules not only adsorb moisture through cardboard disc on top, but also through grid structure on side of capsule. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Desiccant Pillow Packs targets pharmaceutical applications.

September 10, 2014

Made of tear-resistant Tyvek® material, AdPack® Desiccant Pillow Packs protect moisture-sensitive tablets and capsules inside packaging. Flexible, non-dusting, lint-free Tyvek ensures pharmaceuticals remain intact at all times. Distinct shape of packs eliminates potential confusion with capsules or tablets, and prevents accidental ingestion. Available as single pillow packs or as strips on reel, AdPack® is compatible with semi- and fully automated dispensing equipment and filling lines. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Materials & Material Processing

Vent Filter utilizes indicating desiccant.

May 28, 2014

Supplied on all vented gage transducers, KPSI™ 810 SuperDry™ Vent Filter features silica gel desiccant material with cobalt chloride indicator. Measuring 6.0 in. long with 0.75 in. diameter, filter utilizes indicating desiccant to prevent moisture from entering vent tube and damaging transducers with vented gage reference pressure format. Customer will see color change from blue to pink when desiccant material is saturated and needs to be replaced. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Silica Gel Desiccant Bag comes in several varieties.

April 9, 2014

Used to absorb moist air or oxygen, desiccant packets can contain different type of granules or desiccant powders. Color silica gel granules (blue and orange) change color at different levels of absorption; non-colored (white) version is also available. Once granule is fully contaminated, it changes color completely to indicate it needs to be replaced. Granules can be restored to original shape and size by heating to over 300°C, and packet form factor optimizes absorption area. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Vacuum Desiccator features space-conserving design.

March 18, 2014

Intended for biology, chemical, and pharm laboratory applications involving moisture removal and preservation of samples, LAB-42010 series will hold full vacuum 29.9 in. Hg at room temperature for 24 hr and remain airtight even if not under vacuum. Design includes flat-top dome, which maximizes interior space; 1/8 in. thick perforated plate; and polypropylene stopcock with PTFE plug that accepts ¼ in. ID tubing and allows controlled entrance of air as to prevent unnecessary turbulence. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Desiccant Dispenser provides material choice flexibility.

October 3, 2013

With dimensions of 7 x 12 x 14 in. and plug-and-play design, 5D dispenser is compatible with all types of materials and offers freedom of choice to run all desiccants. Self-teaching optic technology embedded into cutting head provides ability to run different types of material through dispenser. Self-threading to facilitate alignment of material, unit also has cantilever design that offers full access to all components to aid setup and replacement. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Transformer Breathers protect against contamination.

August 29, 2013

Delivering long-term protection from oil contamination and harmful effects of moisture, ZEOZORB provide efficient means of controlling level of moisture entering conservator tank during change in volume of cooling medium and/or airspace caused by temperature gradients. These breathers are filled with blend of ZEOLITE desiccant that can exceed ASTM D-1533, which states that transformer oil should be kept under 35 ppm moisture. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fridge-Ready Desiccator provides moisture-free storage.

July 9, 2013

Designed to fit inside refrigerators and -20°C freezers, Scienceware® Secador® Refrigerator Ready Desiccator, catalog No. F42011-0000, meets requirements of materials that need to be kept cold and in low-humidity environment. Body depth and pull-out shelves maximize refrigerator space, while desiccant shelf allows quick visualization of saturation status. Also included, fold down door with locking latch can be operated with one hand. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Desiccant Components serve space-constricted applications.

April 19, 2013

Created using sorbent loaded thermoplastic technology and intended for applications with limited interior space, PolySorb® Desiccant Components help prevent disturbances created by moisture, VOCs, or oxygen in sealed electronic devices. Structural part of device can be injection molded from desiccant loaded polymer, creating non-dusting, multifunctional PolySorb Component. Several desiccant and desiccant blends can be used in formulation to meet varying moisture adsorption needs. Read More

HVAC, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Heatless Regenerative Desiccant Dryer features compact, modular design.

May 16, 2011

Designed for delivering clean, dry compressed air to processes and equipment in various industries, Ultrapac 2000 features pre-filter that removes solids and condensate up to residual oil content 0.03 ppm. Adsorption dryer next in line absorbs moisture in the compressed air up to a pressure dewpoint of -40°F. After-filter removes any residual small particles. Heatless desiccant cartridge is sealed to provide for minimum desiccant abrasion and long service life. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Gel Sheets control and dissipation heat in electronics.

August 26, 2009

Available in 400 x 400 x 0.5-3 mm sizes, silicone thermal gel sheets are suited for use as electrical insulators and may be used over -40 to +392°F range. Soft sheets are RoHS-controlled substance and flame retardant UL-94 V-0 approved. There are 5 gel sheets identified as V30Z62MCHxxx Series types, which are designed with heat conducting properties. Thermal conductivity ranges from 1.8-6.5 W/mok. Products contain nothing harmful and can be considered environmentally friendly. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Polyethylene Bags turn any container into desiccator.

April 7, 2009

Featuring non-toxic desiccant, Humidity Sponges(TM) meet FDA requirements for direct contact with food and drugs, and are certified as Class M3.5 cleanroom compatible. Each measures 3 x 3 x ¼ in. and will maintain dry conditions in 2-gal container. Outer material is made of Tyvek breathable, high-density polyethylene. Indicator Sponge contains blue particles, which turn pink when desiccant has reached moisture capacity, while Regenerable Sponges may be regenerated and reused continuously. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Plastic Bottles provide moisture and oxygen barrier.

May 13, 2008

Optimizing shelf life of pharmaceuticals, StabilitySolutions(TM) DRY consists of bi-layer desiccant container for oral solid products. Technology incorporates desiccant material into product contact layer, eliminating need for desiccant sachet or canister. Also intended for oral solid dose products, tri-layer StabilitySolutions(TM) BARRIER container sandwiches ethylene vinyl alcohol between 2 layers of high-density polyethylene for oxygen and moisture protection. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Vacuum Desiccator features 2 polypropylene stopcocks.

May 9, 2008

With overall capacity of 4,000 cubic in., 50 cm inner dia, and clearance for items up to 45 cm tall, Secador Techni-Dome 360 Vacuum Desiccator holds full vacuum at room temperature for 24 hr. Two stopcocks offer flexibility of using multiple gases or faster cycle times between vacuum and release. Each stopcock accepts 6.4 mm ID tubing and has PTFE plug, which turns easily to allow turbulence free entrance of air, minimizing disturbance of contents. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Polymers adsorb moisture, odors, and organic volatiles.

January 7, 2008

Using combination of polymers and adsorbent desiccants, VMAP Adsorbents prevent deleterious effects of moisture and high humidity including condensation and corrosion. Materials can be molded or machined to suit applications where complex shapes are needed to occupy available space. Adsorbents can be fixed in place using screws, adhesives, or mechanical retention methods. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Absorbent Disks help protect electronics from moisture.

January 7, 2008

DryDisk protects products such as binoculars, radios, cameras, videos and tapes, films, portable computers, and other electronic equipment against conditions subject to humidity and condensation. Able to be contained in equipment bags, silica gel material is originally orange but turns green as it is saturated with moisture. Disks protect for 4 months under normal conditions and can then be re-activated by heating them in electric oven. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Vacuum Desiccator provides 4,000 cu-in. volume.

October 11, 2006

With space for items up to 18 in. tall, Secador® Techni-Dome safeguards variety of standards, samples, and electronics. All contents can be viewed through clear polycarbonate top and bottom. Two round polypropylene shelves, 14.5 and 9 in. in diameter, maximize storage capacity and can be lifted out to accommodate awkward sized items. Desiccator holds full vacuum at room temperature for 24 hr and remains airtight even if not under vacuum. Neoprene O-ring assures tight seal down to 0°C. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Desiccant comes in cans, drums, and supersacks.

July 5, 2006

Capable of purifying and drying in one operation, Sphinx Molecular Sieve Desiccant has uniform bead sizes to prevent adsorbent segregation. Surface area porosity optimizes adsorption and crush strength to minimize loss from abrasion. Suited for industrial desiccant driers handling chemicals, plastics, fuels, and gases, product can be supplied in several grades with precise pore sizes to match application requirements and regenerated for repeated use. Read More