How effective are different desiccants?

  • Different desiccants are based on different substances with different capabilities to absorb moisture.
  • When choosing your desiccants it is important to know that different substances have different characteristics.
  • One important factor is the ability to absorb moisture in relation to its own weight which is shown in the graph
  • Other factors are absorption rate at different levels of relative humidity and the risk for re-evaporation.

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