Different Ways To Recycle Silica Gel Packets By Regenerating Them! Don't Throw Them Away! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘ by Ashley Hubbard - Musely
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Different Ways To Recycle Silica Gel Packets By Regenerating Them! Don't Throw Them Away! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘

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02/03/2014
  • Silica Gel is a desiccant and the Packets can easily be regenerated by simply removing the moisture they absorb with heat. It has a high melting temp of 1600 degrees Celsius but can lose it's chemically bound and hygroscopic properties at around 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Colored Gels at 150. Enjoy! πŸ˜ƒ
    Silica Gel is a desiccant and the Packets can easily be regenerated by simply removing the moisture they absorb with heat. It has a high melting temp of 1600 degrees Celsius but can lose it's chemically bound and hygroscopic properties at around 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Colored Gels at 150. Enjoy! πŸ˜ƒ
  • If you've ever dropped your phone in water, you may have put it in a bag of rice to remove the excess moisture. Try using Silica Gel instead and it will remove the moisture more effectively. This will work for any water-damaged electronics. πŸ“ΉπŸ“·πŸ’»β˜ŽοΈπŸ“±πŸ˜ƒ
    If you've ever dropped your phone in water, you may have put it in a bag of rice to remove the excess moisture. Try using Silica Gel instead and it will remove the moisture more effectively. This will work for any water-damaged electronics. πŸ“ΉπŸ“·πŸ’»β˜ŽοΈπŸ“±πŸ˜ƒ
  • When you store memorabilia and other collectibles in your attic or basement, use Silica Gel packets to prevent these valuable and important items from succumbing to excess moisture damage.
    When you store memorabilia and other collectibles in your attic or basement, use Silica Gel packets to prevent these valuable and important items from succumbing to excess moisture damage.
  • When you buy an older book, does it ever have that musty dusty smell? To remove it, place the book in a plastic bag or other air-tight container with a few Silica Gel packets. It will remove the smell overnight!πŸ“šπŸ“–πŸ“’
    When you buy an older book, does it ever have that musty dusty smell? To remove it, place the book in a plastic bag or other air-tight container with a few Silica Gel packets. It will remove the smell overnight!πŸ“šπŸ“–πŸ“’
  • Old photo albums can be destroyed by moisture in the air, and since you may not take them out too often, it's a good idea to store them with Silica Gel packets in an air-tight container. πŸ“–πŸŽ₯πŸ“š
    Old photo albums can be destroyed by moisture in the air, and since you may not take them out too often, it's a good idea to store them with Silica Gel packets in an air-tight container. πŸ“–πŸŽ₯πŸ“š
  • Food items can also benefit from using Silica Gel packets. Place dry goods in an air-tight container, still in its original bag, and place the Silica Gel packet inside the container but outside the bag so it doesn't come in direct contact with the food or poured out accidentally. 🍩🍞🍫🍰πŸͺ
    Food items can also benefit from using Silica Gel packets. Place dry goods in an air-tight container, still in its original bag, and place the Silica Gel packet inside the container but outside the bag so it doesn't come in direct contact with the food or poured out accidentally. 🍩🍞🍫🍰πŸͺ
  • Important documents such as Birth Certificates, Deeds, Titles, Contracts, etc. should also be stored with Silica Gel packets to prevent deterioration. They will age more gracefully, and you won't have to worry about replacing 'irreplaceables.' πŸ“–πŸ“‹πŸ“‚πŸ““πŸ“œ
    Important documents such as Birth Certificates, Deeds, Titles, Contracts, etc. should also be stored with Silica Gel packets to prevent deterioration. They will age more gracefully, and you won't have to worry about replacing 'irreplaceables.' πŸ“–πŸ“‹πŸ“‚πŸ““πŸ“œ
  • Christmas ornaments only come out once a year, so preserve them right by placing Silica Gel packets in the boxes they're stored in. It keeps them looking newer longer and keeps away the musty smell. πŸŽ…πŸŽ„πŸŽ
    Christmas ornaments only come out once a year, so preserve them right by placing Silica Gel packets in the boxes they're stored in. It keeps them looking newer longer and keeps away the musty smell. πŸŽ…πŸŽ„πŸŽ
  • To regenerate Silica Gel, remove gel beads from packets and place in a pan lined with aluminum foil. Heat the oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit (unless they're colored, then no warmer than 150). The moisture will usually be removed after about 2 hours. Let cool & store in an air-tight container. πŸ˜ƒ
    To regenerate Silica Gel, remove gel beads from packets and place in a pan lined with aluminum foil. Heat the oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit (unless they're colored, then no warmer than 150). The moisture will usually be removed after about 2 hours. Let cool & store in an air-tight container. πŸ˜ƒ
  • If you prefer the gel beads in packets, you can use cheese cloth, coffee filters, or tea bags to repackage them. Silica Gel can absorb up to 3x it's weight in water. I hope this tip has been helpful. Please Like & Share! πŸ‘ Follow me and I'll Follow You! πŸ˜ƒ
    If you prefer the gel beads in packets, you can use cheese cloth, coffee filters, or tea bags to repackage them. Silica Gel can absorb up to 3x it's weight in water. I hope this tip has been helpful. Please Like & Share! πŸ‘ Follow me and I'll Follow You! πŸ˜ƒ
  • Here are my sources: http://www.makelifelovely.com/2013/01/6-uses-for-silica-gel-packets-dont.html?m=1 http://www.apsnyc.com/uploads/Methods%20for%20Reconditioning%20Silica%20Gel.pdf Thanks for Liking & Sharing my tip and feel free to check out my others! Follow me and I'll follow you! πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘

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