desiccant : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)

  • When the moisture in the bird's body had turned to ice, Meryman used a vacuum pump and a chemical desiccant to remove the water in the form of vapor from the frozen body.
  • Amber may have been used by Egyptians in the mummification process, possibly because it is a powerful desiccant, or drying agent.
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  • Rugged Desiccant Dehumidifiers accommodate rental companies.
    Providing temporary drying or humidity control, HCD Series dehumidifiers are suited for deep drying projects requiring dewpoint at 40°F, while DryCool™ Rental Series hybrid desiccant systems use waste heat for reactivation while delivering 45°F dewpoint air. Both systems feature Honeycombe® desiccant rotor sized as deep as 400 mm. Dehumidifiers feature rugged, weatherproof casing ...
    June 27, 2013 - ThomasNet

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