Desiccant powder is a type of material used to absorb moisture and humidity from the air or from within a closed environment. It is commonly used in packaging to protect sensitive items, such as electronic components, pharmaceuticals, and food products, from moisture damage during storage or transportation. Desiccant powders are typically made from materials such as silica gel, activated carbon, clay, or molecular sieves, which have high adsorption capacities for water vapor. When placed in a package or enclosed space, the desiccant powder absorbs moisture from the surrounding air, helping to prevent mold growth, corrosion, and other types of damage caused by high humidity.
Desiccant powders are available in various forms, including sachets, bags, and loose powder, and in different sizes and packaging materials depending on the specific application. They are often used in combination with moisture barriers, such as VCI (Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor) packaging, to provide enhanced protection against moisture damage. Desiccant powder is a simple and effective way to protect sensitive items from moisture damage during storage or transportation. It is widely used in various industries, including electronics, pharmaceuticals, and food, where the quality and integrity of the products must be maintained.