Protect your cigar investment.
Regulate humidity with
XIKAR humidifiers emit and absorb moisture to maintain 70% relative humidity. Varying humidity levels in a humidor - too much or too little - can destroy cigars quickly, so consistency is most important in preserving and protecting your expensive cigars. All XIKAR humidifiers employ the use of crystals that can absorb 400x their volume (size) of PG solution. When dry, the crystals look like salt grains. When PG solution is added, the crystals saturate and grow to completely fill the humidifier casing. Thus, you can pack a greater volume of solution in your smaller XIKAR humidifier than you can with older, larger foam units (which are also only one-way systems). Use the extra space in your humidor for more cigars!
Propylene Glycol Solution:
To suggest that the PG remains forever inside the humidifier is incorrect. PG does break down into inert sugars and water over time. Through testing, we have found the ratio of PG which will biodegrade at roughly the same rate it’s refilled. This means never over-saturating the unit with PG when refilling.
If you want to regulate the humidity at 70% with crystal gel you MUST use our PG. With distilled water humidity will spike into the 90% range swelling wrappers and encouraging mold. 50/50 solution WILL NEVER work. It is far too viscous to absorb.
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