Silica Gel Desiccant

Silica Gel is conventional desiccant, available in porous, granular, and amorphous form chemical reaction between Sulfuric acid and Sodium Silicate. The internal structure of Silica Gel is composed of a vast network of interconnected microscopic pores which attract and hold water, alcohol, hydrocarbons, and other chemicals by the phenomena known as physical adsorption and capillary condensation. Except for the blue indicated gel contains of cobalt chloride, the white silica gel can consider as a food grade products. It generally uses for various products such as auto/spare parts, electrical appliances, electronics, food packing, furniture, footwear, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, etc.

Trade Name: Silica Gel
Chemical Family: Sodium Silicate
Chemical Name: Synthetic Silica Gel
Chemical Formula: SiO2+H2O+CoCI2

Chemical Data

Compound SiO2 Fe2O3 Al2O3 TiO2 CaO ZrO2 Na2O Lg.Loss
Content (%) 99.71 0.03 0.10 0.09 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02
Relative Humidity Absorbing Ability
20% 15%
50% 25%
90% 35%

Physical Data

Melting Point °F>2900 Solubility In Water
Melting Point °C>190 Percent Vaporizes by Weight <10% at 175°F
Appearance Blue and Semi-transparent bead
Solubility In Water Insoluble
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