How effective are different absorbents?

How effective are different absorbents? Different desiccants are based on different substances with different capability 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 grades of relative humidity and the risk for re-evaporation.

How effective are different absorbents

MT=100 % Montmorillionite Clay

MD= 90% Montmorillionite Clay + 10% Calcium Chloride

CaCl2 = Calcium Chloride Watchmen= Calcium Chloride + Starch

All of Watchmen desiccants are based on the proven ability of Calcium Chloride and starch.

Read more about the different substances: Montmorillionite Clay,  Silica Gel,  Calcium Chloride

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