Silica gel, granules, Chameleon® C 1 - 3 mm drying agent

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Silica gel, granules, Chameleon® C 1 - 3 mm drying agent
Silica gel

Non toxic dessicants, for adsorbing moisture from the atmosphere and gas streams, which contain iron salts as a colour indicator. The dry material has an intense orange colour and changes to a pale beige/white colour on adsorption of water.


  • Water adsorption capacity at 50% RH is a minimum of 23%
  • Loss on drying at 140 °C is less than 2%
  • At concentration of 10% in water, pH is from 1,5 to 5
  • Regeneration can be achieved by heating to 140 °C in a drying oven

Formula: SiO₂
MW: 60,08 g/mol
MDL Number: MFCD00011232
CAS Number: 7631-86-9

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Specification Test Results

Colour change Passes test
Particle size 1 - 3 mm
pH (20°C; 5 %) 2 - 5
Loss on drying (140°C) Max. 2 %
Water-adsorption capacity (23°C;50 % RH) Min. 23 %

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