THE CORRECT USE AND INTERPRETATION OF MOISTURE METERS (MM101)

  • Course Date 29/05/2019
  • Booking Deadline 22/05/2019
  • Venue

    MARKET HARBOROUGH
    Harborough Innovation Centre
    Wellington Way LE16 7WB

  • Course Type Formal structured training
  • Course ID MM101
  • Cost £95.00 + VAT - INTRODUCTORY OFFER
  • Length 1 day
  • CPD 5 points

Trainer

Jerry Gibbs

Schedule

10:00 Start
16:00 Finish

Relevant To

Technicians / Senior Technicians (members and non-members) and above or anyone wanting to improve their knowledge of moisture meters and readings.

Objectives

• To gain a better insight to the operations and functions of different types of moisture meter • To understand the correlation between different meter readings on different materials. • To improve consistency and standards across the drying industry.

Content

  1. What does a moisture meter actually do and why do we need them?
  2. How does a moisture meter actually work? (what does it read)
    1. Capacitance
    2. Resistivity
    3. Thermohygrometer (Temp, RH, Psychrometrics)
    4. Hygrohood & RH sleeves
    5. Carbide and Moisture balance (gravimetric)
  3. Types of moisture meter
    1. Tramex
    2. Testo
    3. Protimeter
    4. Other
  4. Interpretation and correlating of moisture meter readings
  5. Equilibrium Relative Humidity (ERH)

Understanding the relationship of materials to the atmosphere that they live in.

  1. Equilibrium Moisture Content (EMC)

Understanding the relationship that different materials have with each other.

  1. Calibration protocols.

Checking the calibration of resistivity, capacitance and RH

  1. Remote monitoring
  2. Thermal imaging – is a thermal imaging camera a moisture meter?
  3. Multiple choice assessment

 

 

This course is open to any interested party (members and non-members).

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