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What is a desiccant?

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โˆ™ 2014-08-22 14:38:05

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The definition of desiccant is a substance that has hygroscopic properties. It is a drying agent, and it will remove moisture from the air. Desiccants are often packaged with moisture-sensitive products to make sure they have a dry atmosphere.

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The desiccator is an laboratory glassware used to maintain a sample far from influences of the atmosphere and if possible at a constant temperature. The ab(d) sorbed water is eliminated from the sample.
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The desiccator is an laboratory glassware used to maintain a sample far from influences of the atmosphere and if possible at a constant temperature. The ab(d) sorbed water is eliminated from the sample.
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