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Primary desiccants

Primary Desiccants: Small Bags That Pack A Big Punch

Industry faces an important task of maintaining packaging integrity, which often requires a unique level of care and preparation as shipments traverse vast distances and endure various climates. Moisture damage is a pervasive threat, capable of wreaking havoc on goods during transit. 

Primary desiccants offer a simple yet powerful solution to safeguarding products in their primary packaging. So without further ado, let’s take a look at what primary desiccants are, their benefits, and why they are indispensable in any form of cargo transportation.

Primary Desiccants Explained

Primary desiccants are moisture-absorbing agents designed to protect products from humidity-related damage during shipping and storage. They can generally be found in the form of small bags or packets that contain silica gel or clay with a high affinity for water molecules. 

The Benefits Of Primary Desiccants

The benefits of using primary desiccants extend far beyond their compact size. By effectively removing any moisture within primary packaging, these desiccants offer several advantages:

Preservation Of Product Quality

Moisture-sensitive goods, including electronics, pharmaceuticals and automotive parts remain pristine and functional throughout the logistics chain. 

Reduced Risk Of Damage

The deuteriations of goods and packaging materials is eliminated.

Cost Savings

By preventing damage and minimising the need for costly returns or replacements, primary desiccants contribute to cost savings and improved efficiency in logistics operations.

The Potential Of Primary Desiccants

Conducting thorough moisture risk assessments and selecting desiccants tailored to the specific needs of the cargo are essential steps to a packaging operation should integrate into their processes. Ensuring proper placement and distribution of desiccants within packaging can enhance their effectiveness.

By incorporating primary desiccants into your cargo packaging strategy, you’re not just safeguarding products; you’re safeguarding your reputation and brand integrity in the competitive marketplace. 

Get in touch with a DunLash representative to learn more about primary desiccants and how they can be used for your required application.