Protimeter introduces the new Digital Mini

Protimeter Digital MiniDigital Mini – Digital Pin Type Moisture Meter

Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ Protimeter products is pleased to announce a new Digital Pin Type Moisture Meter.

The Digital Mini is Protimeter’s latest offering from the new line up of robust functional moisture meters for buildings and continues the recent success of the new Surveymaster, Aquant and MMS2. Continue reading

Dampness in Buildings: Diagnosis, Treatment, Instruments – New Low Price

Dampness in Buildings: Diagnosis, Treatment, InstrumentsAn excellent explaination of the nature of dampness in buildings. Find out how to diagnose a dampness problem before it gets out of hand and how to deal with it. It covers the problems of condensation and rising damp, which are generally not fully understood, even by many professional surveyors. And, importantly it explains how to distinguish them. Continue reading

Protimeter MMS2 – the moisture meter you can operate with just one hand

Protimeter MMS2The new MMS2 represents the latest Protimeter technology in one intuitive, robust and fully functional design. If you’re surveying buildings, inspecting a home, drying a building after a flood, or testing concrete moisture for a flooring application, the MMS2 is the solution for you.

The Protimeter MMS2, is a 4-in-1 instrument, ergonomically designed for easy one-handed operation in measuring moisture in materials in buildings and related structures. It can measure surface moisture and moisture below a surface, as well as acting as a hygrometer to measure ambient air humidity. Continue reading

How to Measure Moisture in Buildings

How to measure moisture in buildingsDampness is hazardous before you can see it. It is important to note that materials do not become visibly damp, and do not feel damp to the touch until they are quite dangerously damp. Wood, for example, does not feel damp below 30% moisture content (i.e., around 97 or 98% relative humidity), although rot will start to develop at 20% moisture content. Thus dampness is hazardous long before it can be detected by the unaided senses. This is why it is so essential to use a moisture meter for surveying for damp, and making judgements about its severity. Continue reading