10 Ways how to Use Silica Gel with Pallets


A pallet is a flat structure used as a support base for transportation of goods and packaging through the supply chain. When pellets are handled by means of transporting goods such as pellet jacks and forklift trucks, pellets help in stacking, storing and transporting materials. Pallets are made from different materials: wood,  metal, plastic and paper.

Common material used in the manufacture of pallets is wood, as it is less expensive. Although the material is hard, the wood can be easily made into many sized products as required. Plastic pallets are also popular because they are more durable, easy to clean and are exempt from ISPM 15 standards. Paper pallets are mostly used because they are light in weight and clean.

Pallets are widely used for business and logistics. It doesn’t matter what business is in, as long as they logically rely on supply and demand economics to store, distribute and store pellets during transportation. Collaborate Businesses that have a good palette management system are more efficient and effective than them.

There are different kinds of Pallets some of them here’s :

Wood Pallet

Plastic Pallet

Paper Pallet

Heat Treated Pallet

Metal Pallet

Standard Size Pallet

Solid Deck Pallet

Cardboard Pallet

Double Face Pallet

Block pallet

Stringer Pallet

Silica Gel

Tiny packets of silica gel are found in all kinds of products because silica gel is a desiccant that absorbs and retains water vapor. In foods such as pepperoni and leather products, a lack of moisture can limit mold growth and reduce spoilage. In electronic machines it prevents condensation, which can damage the electronics. If any vitamin bottle contains moisture vapor and it is cooled quickly, the thick moisture will destroy the pills. You will find small packets of silica gel in anything that will be affected by excess thickening or moisture.

Silica gel is harmless, which is why you find it in food products. Silica gel has millions of tiny holes that can absorb and retain moisture. Silica gel is basically unsafe sand.

Silica gel can absorb about 40% of its weight and can carry up to 40% moisture in a closed container. Once saturated, you can remove all moisture and reuse the silica gel by heating it above 300 degrees F (150C).

How and When to use Silica Gel?

Silica gel bags are used for a variety of applications where environmental conditions and bad weather can affect different packaged items. It is usually used to ship optical instruments, electrical appliances, footwear and clothing, pharmaceutical products, healthcare supplies and military applications.

Silica gel bags are suitable for long distance transportation whether by sea, land or air. Silica gel is non-toxic and non-flammable. Each bag will absorb 22-25% of its body weight while it will flow dry and free despite being full.

Uses for Silica Gel with Pallets

Silica gel is basically a form of sand that is capable of absorbing 40% of its mass in water. It is used in two forms. Pointing and non-pointing. The pointing silica gel contains cobalt, which changes color to crystals when moisture is absorbed, and since cobalt is toxic, care must be taken to avoid touch with food.

If you’ve recently bought an electronic product or a pair of shoes, you’ve probably seen small paper bags with them. You can reactivate them by placing them in a hot oven for a few hours and using them repeatedly.

Stay Shiny

Silica gel bags under your jewelry box or with your silverware will protect it from discoloration and stains.

Life up your Spice

The steam generated from cooking will not be of any use to your spice drawer and other things. To keep them fresh and tasty, protect them from silica gel bags.

Stay focused

What you may not realize is that the moisture is contaminating your camera. When you store it in your camera case, remove the battery and add a small silica packet to the case.

Pop your pills

The razor may be rubbing your shoulders with extra health pills in your bathroom drawer. Put a little silica gel packet in each bowl and it will keep your pills and you in good condition.

Keep your powder dry

If you add a packet of silica gel to the mix, the powder and granular products will be free. Just make sure the bag is completely sealed and if you are putting it in food it contains cobalt which is toxic.

Secure the silica pack with important documents

Whether you save important documents (birth certificates, social security cards, etc.) in files to desks, cabinets, boxes, or envelopes, you can add a few packets of silica gel to keep them safe and secure.

To remove the stench from old books

Keep a fun book in a multipack bag for a few days and the smell will go away.

Keeps pills and tablets fresh

Thickening or excessive moisture in medicine bottles and pill bottles can accelerate chemical decomposition which can make the medicine ineffective. Slika gel packs retain the expiration date as well as the shelf life of various medicines.

Helps to protect seeds

Silica gel packs are extremely useful to farmers, gardeners and cultivators when it comes to preserving seeds, grains and kernels. Silica absorbs moisture and maintains mold formation on the seeds.

Keep the meat fresh

Silica gel packs are widely used when it comes to maintaining and / or lengthening dry meat and dry dog food. Silica gel beads prevent oxidation, thus preventing dried meat from rotting. The antioxidant properties of silica gel also help preserve dried fruits and spices.

Adtec offers good solutions in pallets and packaging components for any type of shipment, storage, forwarding or export and for internal use. They offer a wide range of pallets made of different materials, such as paper pallets, presswood and plastic pallets. According to the regulations of phytosanitary ISPM15, they insist on our palette suitable for export, free from insects and moisture and do not require any additional treatment.

Their pellets are widely used in exports, they are competitive in transportation and storage prices, are prominent in terms of environment, hygiene, and meeting their standards.

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