DESI PAK® Desiccant Calculator

How much desiccant do I need? Easily calculate the number of Desiccant Units according to DIN 55474.

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To calculate the number of Desiccant Units according to DIN 55474, please input the dimensions of your packaging: 
Are you using the Imperial or Metric system?
Length *
Please specify the length of the box.
Width *
Please specify the width of the box.
Height *
Please specify the height of the box.
Are you using the Imperial or Metric system?
Weight *
10%   (kiln dried wood, carton, cushioning)
18%   (air dried wood)
Packaging film
Al-barrier film   MVTR 0,1g/m2*d, DIN 55531
LD-PE film 200 µm   MVTR 2,0 g/m2*d, DIN 55530
 Conditions during packaging 
Ambient Humidity (%r.h.)
Ambient Temperature (°C)
Maximum allowable humidity within packaging (% r.h.)
Duration of storage (days) *
Bag size (Units)
Amount of desiccant units:
Amount of DESI PAK® bags:
Amount of DESI PAK® units:
E-Mail *
Project identification
This Program was developed as a Support Service for the purpose stated. Clariant, however, does not warrant or guarantee that the Program or its results will always be correct, practicable or appropriate. The user alone bears responsibility for assessing the results and deciding whether to accept, implement or adhere to any recommendations.
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