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November 7, 2017

Best way to store leather

These modern days usage of aesthetic valued fashionable items has become more important. Younger generations have become more fashion conscious and are ready to pay for the pigmented lining leather which is used as Jackets, Baggage’s as well as Hand bags. Whereas, preserving the inherent charm of the leather at a humidity of above 40% has become a big challenge.

Best way to store leather Since, Leather being a porous material, it is more prone to Mold and spore formation. These Molds are best grown in warm temperatures therefore; it is difficult to protect the items made of leather, in the warmer month. The Best way to store Leather in warmer months is possible only by removing moisture from the surroundings, which is one of the important components for mold growth. Not only Baggage’s and Hand bags, even the Car seats which are made of Leather are the perfect place for the growth of mold and spores, if the car remains closed for an extended period of time.

how to clean mold off leather seatsThese molds not only damage the car seat but also create a bad odour inside the car which is of main concern. Even the spores which float in air, when inhaled cause allergic reactions. This creates an inquest of How to clean Mold off the Leather car seats. By the inclusion of Silica gel packets containing Silica gel beads synthetically produced from Sodium silicate which is chemically inert preserves the inherent charm of leather as well as contamination. Silica gel in bead form acts as a desiccant in absorbing moisture from the surroundings, therefore employed in Leather Industries.Use of Silica gel in Leather industry is being practiced in packaging, as the Leather products are capable of regaining moisture from the surroundings before packaging. These Silica gel beads are packed in heat sealed bags called as tyvek bags, made of non-toxic, low-density Polyethylene fibres suitable to absorb the moisture and are resistant to corrosion, wear and tear.
These Silica gel packets are also available in different colours as a result of doping Silica gel with methyl orange and cobalt chloride moisture indicators and are available in Orange indicating Silica gel Packets and Blue Indicating Silica Gel Packets.

uses of Silica Gel in Leather Industry Leather being a hygroscopic material, absorbs moisture at a faster rate which can be observed by the change in colour of the Silica gel beads from orange to green colour in Orange indicating Silica gel Packets, and blue to Pink colour in Blue Indicating Silica Gel Packets. Apart from colour, these Silica Gel Paks based on the type of the package, volume of the container and humidity , they are available in the form of Silica Gel Unit Pak and Silica Gel Pillow Pak.

Silica Gel Unit Pack

Unit is the mass of the Silica Gel present in the tyvek bag along with the other contents such as molecular sieves, clay and activated carbon is available in the size range of 1/2 units, 1/3 units, 1/6 units, 1 unit, 2 unit, 4 unit, 6 unit, 8 unit, 16 unit and 80 unit. This Silica Gel Unit Pak is encrypted with data -related to Size, Shelf-life or storage life, Reactivation time and has a standard approval from FDA(Food and Drug Administration). Since, this heat sealed tyvek Silica Gel Unit Pak contains desiccant material inside the Pak they are most commonly employed for the storage of packages containing Liquids and gases, as they are proficient in absorbing water along with the moisture even at a higher levels of humidity .

Silica Gel Pillow Pack

Silica Gel packets available in the form of rolls, containing uncut continuous strips are called as Silica Gel Pillow packs. Each strip of packet contains 0.25grams to 2000grams of Silica Gel desiccant rolled in a reclosed aluminized bag, based on the size of the container or package for storage. At present Silica Gel Pillow packs are of great demand as they are used in protecting bulk quantity of Pharmaceutical products, Food Products, insertion machines, dispensers and in many more storage industries.
Sorbead is the best company in manufacturing Silica Gel products such as Silica Gel Unit Paks, Silica Gel Pillow Paks and serves and meets the needs in time. Therefore, Sorbead being one among the leading Silica Gel manufacturers in India, has gained the attention of the Clients as a bulk supplier of Silica Gel Dessicant and is serving the demanding needs of market from time to time.

August 2, 2016

Different types of Silica gel Packets

All of us are familiar with Silica Gel packets. These are packets containing silica gel in bead or granular forms, which are placed alongside packed products to make sure that they are not affected by the fluctuating moisture levels in the closed spaces. Silica gel is the most popular form of desiccant and is easily available in the market.

Most people are of the view that Silica Gels are only in white colour. That, however, is not true as silica gel packets of different colours are nowadays being introduced in the market. The most commonly found types of Silica Gel packets include blue, orange, green (indicating) and white (non-indicating). The main characteristic of the indicating silica gel packet is that when saturated with moisture, it changes colour. In the case of the non-indicating Silica Gel, as the name suggests, it does not change colour but remains white. Continue reading

August 7, 2015

health care desiccants packetsThe Packaging industry is getting more importance globally, the reason is because the packaging is important to protect each and every product that is manufactured. It is extremely vital to protect the items for a longer shelf life, which is impossible with proper packaging. Industries where Packaging are done are very eager on coming up with a few of the creative models and designs to make the packaging look more good-looking so that the customers cling on to the product as soon as it is in the market.


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March 25, 2015

cargo dry pakWhile exporting your quality products through Sea Container, a risk of mold, mildew, fungus formation and condensation   is always a great concern for any industries.


The container is closed system carrying lots of packing material like corrugated boxes, wooden frames and pallets. All packaging products, commodity you exports & air enclosed in a container is moving with its own moisture content.

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February 12, 2015

cotton coilIn the pharmaceutical industry, it is a known fact that puritan cotton is one of the best absorbers of moisture. Almost every bottle that contains moisture sensitive medicines is provided with a layer of this cotton just below the cap and above the contents.

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January 6, 2015

pharmaceutical CoilEnsuring the safety of the products in the manufacturing industry is the key concern for every company especially when those products are supplied for export purposes. Many times it is seen that the quality of the products degrades or fails to manage its actual size and shape as well while transported. Unlike any other industry, the requirement is mostly seen in the food products industry, pharmaceutical industry and in lots of other industries as well. In the food products industry, the products may lose their actual taste or color while in the pharmaceutical industry, the capsules or tablets may lose their quality completely if not protected properly at the time of transportation.

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December 1, 2014

In many industrial sectors, moisture effect or humidity effects requires to be kept in a specific level in order to maintain the quality of the products. Though there is no denying the importance of water in our life, but it may not be very helpful for some specific industrial products like medicines, electronic goods, chemical products etc. In such cases humidity level plays a very important role. In order to come out with the exact quality products, this level should be specific. And if the humidity level is higher than the required level, moisture desiccants need to be applied accordingly. But before that humidity level should be determined. And for that reason humidity indicating cards are applied.

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November 10, 2014

pharmaceutical desiccants

Moisture or water may have an integral significance in human body but this very thing can be a problem in many industrial sectors. There are a number of industries where the manufactured products need to be kept away from water or moisture. The necessity is largely seen in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries where the quality of the products or medicines holds the uttermost importance. Any connection with the moisture may cause damage in the effectiveness of the medicines this is why all the manufactured products need to be packaged properly.

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September 1, 2014

Caly Desiccant PacketsWe are already more or less aware of the importance of the different types of desiccants and their use for the sake of absorbing moisture, humidity and other types of natural substances that have the tendency to spoil or damage those products, vulnerable to these substances. No matter, how good packaging process you apply, you won’t be able to prevent the moisture and humidity to get in because these are present in the nature and they will naturally be present there. The only way to protect the products from these elements is to desiccate them.

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August 4, 2014

Desiccant PacketsThe utility of desiccant packets is manifold. This substance has the ability to absorb moisture, humidity and other similar substances present in the nature. This is the reason; these packets are widely used for packaging different types of stuffs that have the tendency to get spoiled when come into contact with humidity and moisture. More so, these desiccant packets can also absorb gas, moisture vapor and odor as well. You know them in the name of silica gel packets.

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