[meteorite-list] Silica Gel Drying
From: Michael Groetz <mpg444_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:49:01 2004
Where I work we receive new power supplies from
overseas that have 2" X 2 1/2" plastic bags of "Humi
Dri" silica gel in the boxes. I have been saving these
for use with my meteorites when the boxes are thrown
away but do not really know how "dry" the silica gel
bags are when I get them.
The plastic bags are clear with pinholes and have
clear and pink colored beads in them.
Would any of you know a temperature/time these
could be safely dried at to insure they are good? I am
concerned of the heat affecting the plastic bag the
beads are in.
Thanks for helping me.
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