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Prepper Uses for Silica Gel Packets

July 8, 2015 aptprepper 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com What is silica gel? Silica (silicon dioxide) gel is what you find in those little packets when you buy leather goods, electronics, vitamins and certain foods. It is a desiccant, which absorbs moisture. As you know, excess moisture can damage electronics, leather, preserved foods and other products. Silica gel is porous and can absorb 40% of its weight in moisture. I’ve seen some board discussions where people are confused between silica gel and […]