Desiccant User's Guide
The desiccant is a critical part
of the Dry & Store conditioning process, because it captures the
moisture released during the 8-hour conditioning cycle. Without
a desiccant, moisture would simply re-settle on and in
the hearing aids at the end of the cycle. In fact, the desiccant
is considered so important that the Professional model was
designed with a desiccant detection system. Without a Dry-Brik
in place, the Professional model simply will not start.
Dri Brik II, the next generation of Dry & Store desiccants.
In development for over two years, the new desiccant product
contains a more aggressive sorbent with much greater
moisture-adsorbing capacity, packaged in an attractive, molded,
disposable container. Dry-Brik II is
compatible with all Dry & Store models.
Dry-Brik II features a novel timer called Timestrip®. Once
activated by the user, a thin red line lengthens each day, and
when the timer window is completely red (2 months), the depleted
Dry-Brik should be replaced with a newly-activated one. The
Timestrip has been custom-designed for the temperature range of
the Dry & Store product line, making color-changing cards and
To use, first peel off the white foil label.
uncovers tiny holes in the container through which the moisture
will enter the container. The container is filled with a
powerful desiccant called molecular sieve, which captures both
moisture and odor.
Next, activate the Timer by pressing the bubble in the middle
of the Timestrip.
A thin red line will start to progress across the Timestrip.
Note: The red line moves more quickly during the first few
Don't worry, it slows down, so that it reaches the
end in two months. Be assured that you can use the new Dry-Brik
II for two months, even in the most humid conditions. The
molecular sieve has plenty of capacity.