Desiccant Materials

There are many different types of solid and liquid des-iccant materials. The common element is their capacity to collect moisture. Desiccants that collect moisture through

Fig. 39-4 Three Sensible Cooling Options for Use with Desiccant Systems.

strong molecular attraction (much like a sponge) and hold it on the surface of the material are called adsorbents. These are mostly solid materials such as silica gel. Other desiccants, called absorbents, undergo a physical change as they collect moisture. These are usually liquids, or solids that readily become liquids as they absorb moisture. Following is detail on various types of solid adsorbents and liquid absorbents.

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