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Silica Gel Products


Silica gel is a granular, vitreous, porous form of silicon dioxide made synthetically from sodium silicate. It is used as a desiccant to control local humidity in order to avoid spoilage or degradation of some goods. Because of its high surface area allows it to absorb water readily.

Silica gel can be used to protect a variety of items from moisture as below and more
  • Tool boxes
  • Storage containers
  • Safes and vaults
  • Silver drawer
  • Firearms
  • Photos
  • Stored vehicles
  • Cargo holds on RVs, boats, etc
  • Collectibles (stamps, coins, etc.)
  • Computer
  • Metal and machine parts
  • Industrial equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals and vitamins
  • Electronics
  • Military instruments
  • Circuit Boards
  • Documents
  • Instruments
  • Photographic equipment and film
  • Foodstuffs
  • Batteries
  • Pet foods
  • Optical devices
  • Medical equipment
  • Leather products
  • Textiles
  • Seeds

Color change indicative silica gel after absorb moisture
  • Blue silica gel - From Blue to pink
  • Orange silica gel - From orange to dark green

 



Details

Property Value Unit
Granular Size 1.5 - 3.0 mm
Nominal Pore Opening 20 - 30 Angstroms
pH(Slurry) ≈ 7 pH
Water Adsorption Capacity    
0.2 ≥ 11 % Weight
0.4 ≥ 22 % Weight
0.8 ≥ 33 % Weight
Bulk Density   ≥ 700 g/l
≥ 48 lbs/ft3
Size Qualification ≥ 97 %
Package Moisture ≤ 1.5 % Weight


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