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by Mchrlund1
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs
Replies: 59
Views: 23377

Re: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs

yes, any breathable fabric will work for preventing stuff from falling into your salt pack. however, normal fabric will provide much less splash resistance if the jar gets bumped. tyvek is fairly waterproof. if you accidentally knock the jar over, i don't think much if any liquid will leak out -- e...
by Mchrlund1
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs
Replies: 59
Views: 23377

Re: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs

So I finally got around to setting up the experiment. As the mason jars I got were a bit bigger, I thought why not just up the amount of mixture. 200g water heated and mixed with 34g sugar until dissolved, then added 140g of unrefined sea salt and mixed for a bit. Now, in the instruction part of the...
by Mchrlund1
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs
Replies: 59
Views: 23377

Re: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs

are you in the US? you can get them from the post office for free. https://store.usps.com/store/product/shipping-supplies/priority-mail-tyvek-envelope-P_EP_14 i think you might even be able to order them for free too.. I’m not, unfortunately, but ordered some from an online shop. Did try to order f...
by Mchrlund1
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs
Replies: 59
Views: 23377

Re: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs

Great idea - thank you! Just a question for clarification: are you using just the membrane from the envelope, ie cutting the Tyvek out of the envelope? some of the USPS mailers are made of tyvek. i.e. a piece of the envelope itself is the membrane. pretty much any part of it is suitable. Hi...i am ...
by Mchrlund1
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs
Replies: 59
Views: 23377

Re: Humidity Control: DIY Salt Packs

Great idea - thank you!

Just a question for clarification: are you using just the membrane from the envelope, ie cutting the Tyvek out of the envelope?