What is a desiccant salt?

Answer A desiccant salt is a chemical that will absorb water until it is hydrated, after which it will stop absorbing. Calcium sulfate and calcium chloride are two salts used as desiccants to dry substanc... Read More »

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Is cobalt salt a desiccant?

A desiccant is a substance that absorbs moisture from its surroundings. Cobalt chloride is a desiccant. Dry cobalt chloride is blue. However when it absorbs moisture, it turns purple and then pink ... Read More »

What is the meaning of desiccant?

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, desiccant is "A substance, such as calcium oxide or silica gel, that has a high affinity for water and is used as a drying agent." Read More »

How to Dry Omnidry Desiccant?

Omnidry desiccant is used to keep moisture out of stored cars, guns cases, bookcases, clothes trunks---any contained area that that needs protection from excess moisture in the air. Omnidry prevent... Read More »

Is desiccant toxic?

Any material used to absorb and hold moisture is known as a diseccant. The silica gel diseccants used in product packaging are environmentally friendly and non-toxic. Sometimes, however, part of th... Read More »