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Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case (40 g)

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Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case (40 g)
Key Features
  • Absorbs Moisture
  • Protects 3 Cubic ft of Space
  • Packaged in Metal Tin
  • Can Be Heated for Reuse
This 40 g Desiccant Silica Gel Pack from Ruggard is used to absorb moisture inside underwater camera and electronics housings and bags, in order to keep them as dry as possible to prevent rust, corrosion and other damage, as well as mildew, mold and foul odors. It protects 3 cubic ft of enclosed space. The dehumidifier gel is orange and turns white when it absorbs moisture. It is packaged in a metal tin that can be heated in an oven at 300°F for at least 3 hr, or until the color returns to the silica beads, to refresh the gel for reuse. The gel will turn orange again when it is ready.
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Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack Overview

This 40 g Desiccant Silica Gel Pack from Ruggard is used to absorb moisture inside underwater camera and electronics housings and bags, in order to keep them as dry as possible to prevent rust, corrosion and other damage, as well as mildew, mold and foul odors. It protects 3 cubic ft of enclosed space. The dehumidifier gel is orange and turns white when it absorbs moisture. It is packaged in a metal tin that can be heated in an oven at 300°F for at least 3 hr, or until the color returns to the silica beads, to refresh the gel for reuse. The gel will turn orange again when it is ready.

UPC: 847628577930

Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack Specs

Coverage
3.0 cubic ft / 0.08 cubic m
Temperature Range
Up to 300°F / 148.9°C for at least 3.0 hr, or until color returns to beads, in metal tin
Dimensions
3.75 x 2.0 x 0.5" / 9.5 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm
Weight
Silica gel only: 1.4 oz / 40 g
With tin: 1.9 oz / 53.9 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.35 x 3.2 x 0.55"

Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack Reviews

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Is there a known limit to how many times this ...

Is there a known limit to how many times this silica can be recharged?
Asked by: Todd
No, this desiccant can be used indefinitely. I'm sure it will be exhausted eventually but the time frame is undetermined.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-06-19

Is this cobalt chloride based?

Is this cobalt chloride based?
Asked by: Katherine
No, Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case does not contain cobalt chloride. These are Hydrosorbant cobalt chloride-free silica gels.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2023-06-02

Can it be microwaved instead of putting in an ...

Can it be microwaved instead of putting in an oven?
Asked by: Michael
No! Never put anything metal in a microwave you can destroy the machine and possibly cause a fire!!!
Answered by: John G.
Date published: 2023-09-25

How many grams of moisture will this 40 grams of ...

How many grams of moisture will this 40 grams of desiccant absorb?
Asked by: Jon
According to the manufacturer, the Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case (40 g) has the ability to absorb up to 40% of its weight in water. As such, the Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case (40 g) will absorb approximately 16 grams of moisture.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2023-06-02

The beads in my cases tunred black after being in ...

The beads in my cases tunred black after being in the oven for 3hours.Black not orange. Is it OK or does it mean they are fried?
Asked by: Pierre
Silican gels have a high boiling and melting point. If you have kept the Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case at 300 F for 3 hours, it's not fried and it should work perfectly.
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2023-08-01

I purchased a couple of these Dessicant Packs. ...

I purchased a couple of these Dessicant Packs. There is a dark green dot on the lid. There is nothing orange as described. Is the aluminum tin supposed to be opened? After several months of use, I placed it in an oven overnight at 250 degrees, and nothing changed as far as I could tell. The dot is still dark green. There are no instructions whatsoever on how to use what appears to be such a simple product.
Asked by: David
As you already know, the placing the pack in the oven for 3 hours at 300 deg, the pellets will turn orange, telling you its recharged.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-06-19

What size silica gel packets should be used with ...

What size silica gel packets should be used with this to protect camera and telephoto lens in camera bag?
Asked by: Johnny
The 40 grams of silica gel in the Ruggard Desiccant Silica Gel Pack - Metal Case (40 g) will protect a camera and telephoto lens in most camera bags in most weather conditions.
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2024-01-25

Can this item be taken on a plane?

Can this item be taken on a plane?
Asked by: Allen
I have not had any issue carrying it in my backpack with my photo equipment.
Answered by: Brigitte
Date published: 2022-06-19
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