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Desiccators and Desiccator Cabinets

Terra's nitrogen-purged desiccator cabinets meet dry storage requirements as low as 1% relative humidity. Standardization simplifies component upgrade, retrofit and replacement. Terra's Smart controllers allow setpoint control and even multiplexed purging for the most critical humidity requirements.
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Plastic Desiccators

Adjustable-Shelf Desiccators

Adjustable-Shelf Desiccators

Shelves slide on stainless steel wire racks. Select acrylic or dissipative PVC cabinets, one to ten chambers, manual or automated RH control

SmartDesiccator™ (Plastic)

SmartDesiccator™ (Plastic)

Plastic Benchtop units with one or two chambers, in acrylic or dissipative PVC. Smart RH controller installs in seconds, cuts nitrogen waste

IsoDry™ Desiccator Cabinets

IsoDry™ Desiccator Cabinets

Terra’s IsoDry Desiccators provide key performance improvements for your most critical humidity requirements.

ValuLine™ ES Cabinets

ValuLine™ ES Cabinets

Provides strength and durability for long-term storage requirements that demand or require infrequent parts access. Use with or without desiccant

Stainless Steel Desiccators

Benchtop Stainless Steel Desiccator

Benchtop Stainless Steel Desiccator

The Series 100 Stainless Steel Desiccator includes wire racks for adjustable shelves & inlet/outlet gas ports. Single-chamber units come in five sizes

Stainless Steel Desiccator with NitroPlex™ RH Control

Stainless Steel Desiccator with NitroPlex™ RH Control

Series 400 stainless steel Desiccator, available with two to eight chambers, accepts Terra's NitroPlex™ control system for critical RH requirements

Double Door Stainless Steel Desiccator

Double Door Stainless Steel Desiccator

The Series 300 stainless steel Desiccator offers a spacious chamber with adjustable shelves and double doors. Ideal for large, bulky items

SmartDesiccator™ (Stainless Steel)

SmartDesiccator™ (Stainless Steel)

Electropolished stainless steel desiccator with one or two chambers. It automatically maintains user-specified RH set-point; cuts nitrogen waste

Controllers & Accessories

Dual Purge™ System

Dual Purge™ System

Provides variable gas purge levels to maintain RH, ensuring economical low nitrogen flow when doors are closed & high flow when doors are opened

NitroWatch™ RH Controller

NitroWatch™ RH Controller

Relative humidity sensor allows economic set-point control—works in tandem with the Dual Purge™ system to automate low-RH storage

Nitrogen Generator

Nitrogen Generator

These compact, lightweight and reliable dry nitrogen sources free you from canisters! Three sizes for flow requirements from 10 to 400 SCFH

High Capacity Nitrogen Generator

High Capacity Nitrogen Generator

High capacity N2 generator with air compressor -- for labs or industry-- supplies a continuous flow of 99%-pure nitrogen


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File Type File Name Publication Date
Video Desiccators: Features and Design overview
Terra's nitrogen-purged desiccator cabinets meet dry storage requirements as low as 1% relative humidity. Standardization simplifies component upgrade, retrofit and replacement. Terra's Smart controllers allow setpoint control and even multiplexed purging for the most critical humidity requirements.
11/20/2014
Video Leveling your Desiccator
Learn how to properly level your plastic or stainless steel desiccator cabinet, as well as instructions to align the doors.
11/24/2014
Video Desiccator Humidity Control
Terra offers a complete line of desiccators specially configured to the requirements of the semiconductor, electronics, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and aerospace industries.
11/24/2014
Video Don't Turn Your Clean Environment into a Particle Magnet!
Non-dissipative plastics quickly accumulate surface charges that attract contaminants. If this quantity of test spheres clings to the panel on the left, just imagine how many micro-particles it attracts!
05/14/2015
Video Terra Desiccator Features
Terra offers a complete line of desiccators specially configured to the requirements of the semiconductor, electronics, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and aerospace industries.
05/18/2015
Video Terra Desiccator Overview
Terra offers a complete line of desiccators specially configured to the requirements of the semiconductor, electronics, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and aerospace industries.
05/18/2015
White Paper (PDF) Desiccator Storage: The Missing Link
Read about the benefits of Desiccator storage for moisture-sensitive parts, and what can happen to materials when not stored correctly. Originally published in A2C2, April 1999.
08/14/2015
White Paper (PDF) Static-Control Methods
A technical review of the advantages and applications of static neutralizing ionization equipment, static-dissipative materials, and Faraday-cage cabinets.
05/21/2015
White Paper (PDF) On-Site Nitrogen Generation: Cheaper, Easier, More Reliable
Learn how on-site nitrogen generation saves money by not having to order canisters of inert gas for desiccators, glove boxes and analytical instruments. You can make your own purified nitrogen from compressed air using a sophisticated membrane module (find out how it works!).
06/15/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Chemical Compatibility Charts
A general guide describing the effects of different chemicals on various materials. Included here are metals, plastics and rubber/synthetics.
05/15/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Why Desiccator Storage?
A technical overview to how desiccators extend shelf lives and increase product yields.
05/18/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Why Terra Desiccators?
Compare the many design and fabrication features that make Terra desiccators the most efficient and durable cabinets available.
05/18/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Why Use Nitrogen?
A guide to how nitrogen purging protects moisture-sensitive materials.
05/18/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Desiccator Installation and Cleaning
Recommended cleaning techniques and agents for various desiccator materials.
05/18/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Which Nitrogen Control System?
A comparative guide to Terra’s control system features and benefits.
05/18/2015
Tech Resource (PDF) Desiccator Cabinets and Cleanrooms: Controlled Environments 2-16-2016 article
Read this Controlled Environments Magazine (Feb. 16, 2016) article about the value of desiccators and what can happen without proper storage of moisture-sensitive materials. Learn what designs are appropriate for cleanroom installation.
02/16/2016
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