What is DRIERITE desiccant?

June 27, 2019 Off By idswater

What is DRIERITE desiccant?

DRIERITE DESICCANTS DRIERITE is an all purpose drying agent for the efficient and rapid drying of air, industrial gases, refrigerants, organic liquids and solids.

How long does DRIERITE last?

For short term storage – two to four weeks – we suggest that you use eight ounces of DRIERITE for every 20 sq. ft. of 4-mil polyethylene, plus sufficient DRIERITE to remove the water in the contents of the bag or container. For medium term storage – one to three months – use eight ounces for each 10 sq.

Why does DRIERITE change color?

Indicating DRIERITE is impregnated with cobalt chloride. Indicating DRIERITE is blue when dry and changes to pink upon absorption of moisture. The color change is pronounced and clearly visible.

How do I reactivate my DRIERITE?

Q: Can Drierite be regenerated and used again? A: Yes, Drierite can be regenerated by spreading the granules in a tray and heating them in an oven at about 425°F (220°C) for 1 to 1.5 hours.

Is drierite toxic?

Ingestion Toxic if swallowed. Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation. Eyes May cause eye irritation.

Can drierite be regenerated?

Drierite can be regenerated many times. In testing at LI-COR, we have successfully regenerated a single quantity of Drierite more than fifteen times. As the Drierite is regenerated repeatedly, it will gradually lose color and become more dusty and crumbly.

Can drierite be thrown away?

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: THIS MATERIAL CAN BE DISPOSED OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROCEDURES ACCEPTABLE UNDER FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING: KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED. STORE IN COOL DRY PLACE.

Is drierite flammable?

Storage class (TRGS 510): Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 3/Toxic Hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects.

How can you tell if silica gel is saturated?

As the silica gel begins to adsorb moisture from the air, the cobalt chloride crystals will indicate this by turning light blue and then pink when the gel has absorbed approximately 8% of its weight in moisture. This gives an easy visual indicator of when the gel has started to become saturated with moisture.

What kind of desiccant is Drierite 8 mesh?

DRIERITE, 8 Mesh, Indicating Desiccant (Sold by Each – 5lb Bottle). This product is anhydrous calcium sulfate impregnated with cobalt chloride for a clearly visible color change when the desiccant needs to be changed or regenerated.

How to get in touch with drierite.com?

Welcome to Drierite! If you need any help with our products or this website please give us a call at 937-376-2927. We really enjoy talking with our customers so don’t hesitate to call if we can save you some time or make things easier! Open M-F 8 AM – 5 PM EDT

When to open Drierite desiccant catalog M-F?

Open M-F 8 AM – 5 PM EDT Click on any item below to enter the DRIERITE Desiccant Catalog “Our company complies with the Buy American Act and Berry Amendment.” If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

How to register a free business account Drierite, 8 mesh?

Register a free business account DRIERITE, 8 Mesh, Indicating Desiccant (Sold by Each – 5lb Bottle). This product is anhydrous calcium sulfate impregnated with cobalt chloride for a clearly visible color change when the desiccant needs to be changed or regenerated.