What are the Different Modes Available in the Moisture Meter?

What are the Different Modes Available in the Moisture Meter

Moisture present in the products will not only affect the quality of paper and its related products but also lead to loss of business. Thus, it is important for you to test the presence of moisture in different products, so as to deliver accurate products to the customers. We at Presto have come up with one of the amazing testing equipment known as a handheld moisture meterThis is one of the amazing testing instruments that play a vital role in the paper and packaging industry. The Presto digital moisture meter will help you to monitor the moisture levels accurately. Here, we will discuss the different modes that are available in the moisture meter when the MODE button will be pressed.

But before that, let’s discuss how moisture can affect your paper and packaging products. So, let us get started!

Why it is important for you to measure moisture in paper & packaging products?

Paper and its related products are widely used in the packaging industry and are prone to get damaged during excessive moisture content present in these products. Moisture also plays a vital role in assessing the performance of materials. Controlling the moisture levels present in the product will let you produce quality products for the customers.

Thus, it is very important for you to maintain the moisture levels in these products through effective testing. Presto handheld moisture meter testing instrument is one of the effective testing equipment that will let you analyze the exact amount of moisture levels present in paper and packaging materials.

Whenever you choose this lab testing equipment, then there are a few things that you must keep in mind while choosing this product. It includes a reputed brand like us, as we are known as the best moisture meter manufacturer in IndiaOther factors include the right atmospheric conditions, checking for repeatability, and its quality. If you wish to know more about the tips to choose a moisture meter then you can read its related article.  

Now, let us discuss the modes available while pushing the MODE button in the moisture meter.

Different types of modes are available while pushing the MODE button in the moisture meter

Presto's moisture meter is ergonomically built for simple operation. It can detect moisture levels of up to 30%. It runs on a rechargeable battery, making it ideal for use in isolated areas. When you buy a moisture meter then it will be easy for you to keep track of the amount of moisture present in the products. Below we have listed the different sets of modes available when the MODE button will be clicked.

  1. View Average Readings

 If the User presses the key when the “Press Measure Key” message is displayed or after the measured reading is displayed, the Average Reading, Total readings, Highest and lowest reading, will be displayed.

(Maximum 100 readings can be stored for each paper type)

2. Setting limits for selected Paper types (UPPER AND LOWER)

Users can access the Limits using the “Enter” Key, “UP” & “LEFT” keys are used to set the limits, after the proper Limits are set, the “Enter” key is used to store the limits.

Clear Data ( Erasing Readings Stored for the selected paper Type)

The moisture measured by the meter can be stored in the memory of the unit a total of 100 readings can be stored in the memory for each paper type. In order to clear the stored readings, press the “Enter” Key, User is prompted to press the “Enter” key again to clear data from the memory for a selected paper type.

3. Selected Type (Selection of Paper type)

The Selection of the paper type is available in this mode, press the “Enter” key to view the selected paper type, using the “UP” key the paper type can be selected, press the “Enter” key to confirm the selection. Mainly three types of paper selection modes are available in this digital moisture meter.

a) Paper (4.7- 18.2%)

b) User calibration (8 - 100%)

c) Baled scrap paper (6-40%)

These are different modes that are available in this handheld moisture meter. Now, let us discuss the features and technical specifications of this lab testing equipment.

Features of Presto handheld moisture meter

  • Digital Model with easy operational design
  • Microprocessor-based circuitry is equipped in the meter.
  • Electrical Resistance based technology has been installed for accurate moisture measurement.
  • Huge LCD screen with a dual-display for observing test results.
  • Inbuilt Calibration Facility available with the machine
  • Automatic shut off the facility for saving battery life

Technical Specifications of Presto handheld moisture meter

  • Clear Digital LCD display
  • Microprocessor based circuit
  • Moisture Range for Paper: 4% to 18%
  • Moisture range for baled scrap paper: 6% to 40%
  • Selection of paper types : 3
  • Setting of Tolerance limits
  • Displays Pass-Fail Report
  • Average of up to 100 readings displayed
  • Data storage: max 300 readings (100 per paper type)
  • Inbuilt Calibration Facility
  • Battery Type: Compact 9V Alkaline
  • Battery Saving mode; Auto Power-off

With these features and technical specifications of a moisture meter, it will be easy for you to monitor the moisture levels present in the product. If you wish to know more about moisture meter priceor other related information, give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at info@prestogroup.com. Our team of technical experts will easily assist you with all your queries.

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