A moisture meter is a device used to measure the level of moisture in any substance. It is used in various fields including food, concrete and wood products.
Currently, there are advanced moisture meters used by professionals in various fields. This meter is very efficient in analyzing the compatibility of the material in a particular environment.
‘Moisture analyzer meter’ (also known as ‘เครื่องวิเคราะห์ความชื้น’ in the Thai language) is a small hand-held device that has a liquid crystal display screen that can display a meter reading.
Moisture meters are available in sizes ranging from small to very large. Large meters used to analyze the major material for industrial and commercial use.
Some other Uses of Moisture meter :
Wood changes shape when it is wet or dry. It tends to expand or contract due to changes in moisture content.
Wood can shrink or crack due to lack of water content. Therefore, prior to the manufacture of wooden furniture, the first left to dry. It is then tested with a digital meter to detect the moisture content of water present in it.
It is also used to detect the moisture content in the concrete. The humidity detector is used to detect even the smallest particles present in the concrete.
The moisture meter is used to test the moisture content in soft and hard wood, concrete, plaster and carpet. It can be used to check the floors and walls for moisture before plastering or installing tiles. It is also widely used to track seepage and roof leaks.