Silica gel was Re: Excercising vintage items

From: John Foust <>
Date: Thu Oct 21 13:46:49 2004

At 01:52 PM 10/21/2004, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
>Someone suggested Brownells' gel packs, which is a thought, but I was
>specifically interested in the little white bags/plastic canisters that
>I can just toss in a box.

But I must wonder if this will serve our purposes. One little
pack only absorbs only a small amount of water - then it stops.

I think these things are meant for closed boxes going from
factory to shipping container to warehouse to store, and
shouldn't be expected to reduce humidity by significant
amounts over long durations.

- John
Received on Thu Oct 21 2004 - 13:46:49 BST

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