Can dessicants be dried in microwave?
m.hill at unsw.edu.au
Fri Mar 8 00:10:35 EST 1996
Yes we dry our dessicant in the microwave all the time. Best to do in
short bursts with a bit of a stir
In article <9602058260.AA826071118 at smtpgwy.agric.nsw.gov.au>,
Michelle.Gleeson at SMTPGWY.AGRIC.NSW.GOV.AU wrote:
> Dear Donald,
> I have never tried the microwave method, but as you can dry herbs
> and flowers in a microwave it may well work. There is only one way to
> find out whether or not it wrecks the microwave ;) Anyway, several
> hours in a lab oven at 80C is hot enough - when the silica gel
> crystals are bright blue again they are dry.
> gleesom at agric.nsw.gov.au
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