New Absorgel™ blanket is a desiccant designed to provide effective moisture control in tightly packed dry-box marine containers in which there is no room between the cargo and sidewalls to hang desiccant products from the panel loops. It is also suitable for trailers and reefer units that have no wall loops from which to hang desiccants. The blanket measures 24x59 in., with an effective absorption area of 24x48 in. Has a large surface area that ensures fast-acting, substantial moisture absorption during voyages lasting up to 40 days. In a fully-loaded, 20-ft container, two or three desiccant blankets can do the work of 30 to 60 traditional desiccant pouches (120 to 200 g), the co. states. The desiccant blanket can be used with various dry or moist cargo in the form of bulk or packaged goods. The main absorbent material is calcium chloride with starch and gelling agents that hold moisture in nonliquid, brine form.
Buffers USA, 904/696-0010.