Desiccants

Materials & Material Processing

Aluminum Desiccant Wheels offer ERV retrofit.

March 31, 2015

Measuring 3¾ in. wide, Unitary Wheel Cassette Series features corrosion-resistant, proprietary desiccant that is applied to lightweight all-aluminum wheel substrate. Honeycomb matrix's fluted opening design efficiently produces maximum latent and sensible air-to-air heat transfer. Besides assisting buildings in surpassing ASHRAE 90.1 building energy compliance, aluminum wheels can withstand temperatures of up to 180°F. Wheel diameters include 30, 36, 41, 46, 52, 58, 64, 68, and 74 in. Read More

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

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

Materials & Material Processing

Compact Desiccator suits space-restricted areas.

October 27, 2004

Designed for safe storage of moisture-sensitive chemicals and electronics, Secador® Mini Desiccator keeps materials close to user within its 0.35 ft³ volume. Cabinet and door, molded of clear plastic, facilitate viewing of contents, while door-mounted dial hygrometer monitors humidity. Also available as gas purged model, unit features positive latch on door that locks out humidity, and 2 loops that accept tamper-evident seals. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Indicating Desiccant is environmentally safe.

September 10, 2003

Sphinx Indicating Silica Gel Desiccant changes color from yellow to green as it adsorbs up to 35% of its own weight in moisture. Desiccant contains no cobalt chloride, is biologically harmless, and may be regenerated and fully reactivated by heating. Product has high bulk density of 49 lb/ft³ and greater than 45 lb crush strength. It replaces electronic dew-point indicators and humidity indicating cards and is available custom packaged or in bulk form. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Dessicator relieves pressure from sealed enclosures.

July 1, 2002

Brownell breathing desiccator maintains controlled humidity environments to eliminate excessive differential pressures. It allows passage of air or gasses, but adsorbs moisture molecules. Integral humidity indicator (available on some units) can signal when moisture adsorbing desiccant is saturated and requires replacement. Breathing dessicator is available in various sizes to protect enclosures with volumes from .35 to 21.2 cubic ft. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Electronic Desiccator stores reagents and dries specimens.

June 17, 2002

Electronically controlled heater automatically regenerates internal desiccant for 40-minute cycles every six hours. It maintains 30 to 50% humidity level. Cabinet features built-in hygrometer that indicates relative humidity from 0 to 100%. Adjustable shelf accommodates various dishes, bottles, and labware. Add up to two more shelves for even greater storage capacity. Unit is suitable for general laboratory applications. Read More

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