April 23, 2019

What are Desiccants?

A desiccant is a hygroscopic material that serves to maintain a state of dryness.  It is the opposite of a humectant which serves to promote moisture retention.  Desiccants eliminate humidity from the air and create and sustain a moisture-free environment. Moist, damp environments can result in damage to electronics, apparel, cosmetics, medications and vitamins, along with a wide range of other products. Moisture creates an …

White Beaded Silica Gel

April 7, 2019

Implementing Desiccants into Your Process

Moisture can create an environment that promotes the growth of bacteria and mold.  Moisture can also cause rust and damage to electrical components.   When shipping or storing products, moisture needs to be controlled to keep products unspoiled.  Desiccants offer a very effective solution to control levels of moisture especially in containers and packaging. Different types of desiccants There are a …

Cargo Dry Plus

November 21, 2018

Cargo Dry for Residential Applications

Though desiccants are more commonly used for bulk applications such as shipping containers or packaging, moisture control is important for residential applications as well.   Excessive humidity can cause wood floors to warp and dry wall to mold.  Constant moisture can also create an odor on clothing, furniture, and carpeting.  Thankfully, protecting the assets in your home is simple. Areas such …

Cargo Dry Pak Plus

November 11, 2018

What is “container rain”?

Shipping is a large industry across the nation.   Products are transported through various methods to include water and truck.   Regardless of the mode of transportation, all containers are susceptible to moisture.   The moisture content of the air during load as well as the temperature during transit both impact the moisture level in the shipping container.   Moisture trapped in the container …

Boat Large Dry Kit

October 2, 2018

Protecting your investment from moisture

Managing humidity levels inside your home has more benefits than just providing a comfortable temperature.  Water vapor in the air can wreak havoc on your homes’ assets such as electronics, clothing, and irreplaceable items such as pictures and documents.   Delta Adsorbents specializes in a variety of products that can help homeowners minimize moisture damage to their assets. It’s highly recommended …

Activated Carbon 4mm Pellets

July 15, 2018

Air Filtration Applications of Activated Carbon

Pollutants in the air can be outputs of industrial manufacturing processes or can form naturally.  Contaminants released into the air and created as a result of industrial processes are regulated by the Clean Air Act.  Companies are responsible for having the necessary filtration systems to control pollution emitted into the air. When Activated Carbon is incorporated into filtration systems at …

Activated Alumina

May 6, 2017

Is Activated Alumina the Best Air Drying Desiccant?

Known as ‘adsorption’, taking in water and drying air are the main functions for this particular desiccant. When humidity molecules appear in the air, they can lead to corrosion in machinery as well as ice formations which, as you can imagine, can be dangerous and damaging. Therefore, it is important to remove these molecules so the machinery and equipment can …