Desiccare’s Unit Pak line offers drying applications for all size packaging. These Unit Paks meet or exceed MIL Spec 3464, Type I & II. A “"unit"” refers to a Military Specification for packaging. The term "unit" is a quantity of desiccant, which will absorb a set percentage of its weight at certain levels of humidity. For convenience, one "unit" is approximately equal to one ounce.
When product integrity and safety is on the line, don't let moisture problems in shipping containers ruin your brand. Desiccare has the solution. With our line of Cargo Dry, your products will be safe while in transit. Mositure Damage caused by condensation and elevated humidity can contribute to potential problems that will affect a company's profit margin.
Desiccare’s line of O-Busters® are designed to remove the oxygen inside any packaged environment. The unique O-Busters® blend of adsorbents will pick up from 15cc to 1000cc of oxygen, preventing the harmful effects of mold, mildew, bacteria, color change, taste change, insects and toxins. Within the properly packaged environment, O-Busters® help eliminate the need for additives, gas flushing and vacuum packing.
Desiccare's Pillow PakTM line consists of a wide variety of sizes, configurations, and substrates. Pillow PakTM can be used to absorb moisture vapor, odor or gas. Custom blends are available and can be used as a multifunction (two in one) package. Example: 50/50 blend silica gel and carbon for moisture and odor.
Desiccare offers a complete line of Continuous Strip Pillow Paks for use with desiccant pouch feeding systems. Our Continuous Strip Pillow Pak line of products are wound on a spool and are available in sizes ranging from 0.25 grams to 5 grams. This product is available in silica gel, clay, molecular sieve, activated carbon and custom blends.
Desiccare, Inc. manufactures a full line of Humidity Indicator Cards (HIC) which allows a low cost method of indicating humidity conditions for various types of barrier packaging, including MIL Spec (MIL-I-8835) applications. The 30%, 40%, 50% HIC cards complies with MS 20003-2 and the 5%, 10%, 15% complies with JEDEC Standard 033. The 5%, 10%, 60% card complies with JEDEC Standard 033B.
Desiccare sells a full line of bulk desiccant materials including Clay, Silica Gel, Indicating Silica Gel, Molecular Sieve and Activated Carbon. These raw materials are available in an assortment of grades and mesh sizes. Other non-standard desiccants materials are also available upon request.
Desiccare, Inc. provides all the information necessary for the proper use and safety of each product. Below are link to the Material Safety Data Sheets. This will provide additional information for your convenience.
Molecular sieves are a synthetically manufactured version of Zeolite and feature an intricate network of pores and empty cavities, giving it exceptional adsorbing properties. However, it is the smaller molecules that have a high absorption capacity. While a molecular sieve has the fastest absorption rate among desiccants, it is also costlier than other desiccants. It is usually drawn from sodium potassium or calcium alumina silicate and is available in a desiccant pack. Molecular sieves have an opaque pinkish appearance and come in the form of beads.
Reduce Food Waste & Increase Profits:
Food waste is an overwhelming problem in our society, today. Nearly 40% of the food grown in the US is not consumed and is costing a lot of money and resources. US grocers discard $10 to $15 billion in unsold produce every year. Unsold fruits and vegetables account for a big part of wasted food in grocery stores. We must focus on prevention in order to contribute to the solution to this crisis.
The increased concerns over food safety—especially in meats—make it imperative for you to trust only the most reliable packaging system. Desiccare’s packaging solutions for case ready meat is a proven technology for the meat packing industry. Our ActiveTech™ Meat Packaging System has demonstrated excellent results in keeping the freshness, moisture and flavors of meat until it reaches your end users. Whether it’s restaurants, delis, supermarkets or individual buyers, you can be sure to supply your customers only the freshest meats.