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Category: Desiccant

June 13, 2023
How Much Desiccant Do I Need? A Guide to Quickly Estimating Desiccant Amounts

Calculating how much desiccant you need is really tricky. To get started, use AGM's guide for quickly estimating desiccant amounts.

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June 7, 2023
What’s the Difference Between Orange and Blue Indicating Silica Gel?

Moisture control is a critical factor in preserving the quality and longevity of various products. Whether it's electronic devices, foods, pharmaceuticals, or sensitive materials like artwork and optics assemblies, excess moisture can lead to damage and deterioration. That's where indicating silica gel comes into play. What is Silica Gel Desiccant? Silica gel is a desiccant […]

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June 2, 2023
The Importance and Use of Desiccants in Drying Rocket Propellant

Ensuring the stability and reliability of rocket propellants is crucial for the success of space missions. However, moisture can compromise these goals, leading to degradation, reduced performance, and safety risks. For these reasons, moisture control plays a vital role in the success off any rocket. Therefore, we will explore the importance and use of desiccants […]

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May 11, 2023
Custom Desiccants for Small Spaces and Complex Shapes in Aerospace and Other Industries

In technical industries like aerospace, it’s rare to find an easy one-size-fits-all solution. As ubiquitous as desiccants are, even standard desiccant solutions are sometimes not enough to adequately deal with the moisture and humidity needs of specialized applications. That’s where customized desiccants fly high. When custom desiccants may be a better option: Volume of Available […]

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March 30, 2023
All About Activated Alumina Desiccant

More than your standard desiccant, activated alumina is known for its ability to effectively dry and purify liquids and gases. What Is Activated Alumina? Activated alumina is a type of desiccant that is commonly used to remove moisture and impurities from gases and liquids. It is made from aluminum oxide (Al2O3), which is heated to […]

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March 23, 2023
All About Molecular Sieve Desiccants

Molecular sieves adsorb moisture from the air like other desiccants but it is their pore structures and high adsorption capacities that set them apart. What is molecular sieve and how is it different from other desiccants? Molecular sieves are adsorptive materials often used as desiccants for the purpose of removing moisture from gases and liquids. […]

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February 23, 2023
All About Silica Gel Desiccants

Silica gel desiccants are common moisture adsorbing agents used throughout many industries worldwide. They have their own characteristics compared to other desiccants, that make them a go-to desiccant for almost any job. Nevertheless, there is sometimes some mystery surrounding silica gel that trips up everyone from do-it-yourself-ers to experienced engineers. This guide aims to fix […]

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February 9, 2023
Desiccant H20 Equilibrium Capacity

What is Desiccant Equilibrium Capacity? Desiccant equilibrium capacity, or saturation is the point at which a desiccant can no longer adsorb water vapor from the air at a given relative humidity. Once a desiccant's equilibrium capacity has been achieved (the desiccant has saturated), all or most of its active pore sites are filled with water […]

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