Surely many times you have wondered what the silica gel bags that come in some shoe boxes, bags and even in boxes of some electronic product are for. Yes, those small, white bags, loaded with pellets, that usually end up in the trash.
Surely from now on you are not going to throw them away, since this gel not only eliminates bad odours, but also preserves different articles, especially preventing them from humidity.
These bags are called silica gel, a chemical substance with a crystalline appearance, which is non-toxic, non-flammable and chemically reactive. However, in the fine print of these bags, there are usually warnings about their toxicity if ingested. This is because cobalt chloride is often added to the gel to indicate the wetness of the gel. This chemical is indeed toxic, and is added because it reacts with moisture turning pink. If it is dry its color is blue.
They reduce humidity
The bags, which last up to a year, are considered one of the products with the highest absorption capacity, which is why used to reduce moisture up to 40% in closed spaces such as cardboard boxes.
For example, it can be used so that the wet clothes that we bring from the gym dry faster or also to absorb the water from the swimsuit if we keep it in a bag with several bags of silica gel.
Its main objective is to guarantee the quality of many products:
- Keeps silver and gold in good condition
- Protects papers and documents from deterioration
- Protect papers and documents
- Preserve the seeds to keep them in good condition
They also repair mobile phone
If your mobile phone falls into the water, one of the most common recommendations is to put it in rice, the most common advice. But these silicon bags can also help you save it. How to do it? Put it in an airtight bag with a few bags of these or you can leave the mobile submerged and vacuum in a container and for 48 hours surrounded by bags.
ECYC Silica Gel Bags Desiccant Sachets Small Pack of 100 Packets
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