How to choose the right moisture protection?

Finding the right solution for reliable protection against moisture damage requires understanding the causes. As a guide we have compiled a selection of questions that addresses aspects which are relevant when it comes to choosing humidity protection for your shipments.

Parameters for the selection of absorbents:

  • The absorption capacity either in total or in relation to the absorber mass.
  • How well do absorbents handle mechanical impact?
  • How well do absorbents bind the moisture? Chance of hydration?
  • How easy or difficult is it to apply the absorbent?
  • How easy or difficult is it to take care of the absorber after use? What are the environmental and recycling aspects?
  • How much space does the absorber require inside the packaging and in the container? How secure is the absorber from being displaced during transportation?
  • At what temperatures should the absorber work?
  • For how long shall the absorber work? How sure is that the absorber will work during that time?
  • Will absorbent come in contact with the load?  Risks of some absorbers for certain materials.

 

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