Moisture content, wet or dry
Wet water contentWater content or moisture content on wet basis of a solid is the quantity of moisture in relation to its overall mass (gross mass, including water).
1kg wood with 40% water content
0,4kg water + 0,6kg wood
The EN 14961-1 norm Solid biofuels - Fuels specifications and classes specifies the water content of solid biofuels is to be measured on a wet sample as received, according to the oven dry method.
Dry water contentMoisture content on dry basis or dry water content refers to the relationship between the mass of water contained in the material and the dry mass of the material.
6kg wood with 0,4kg water
0,6kg wood = 100% and 0,4kg water = 66,7% wood moisture
Compared moisture contents
on wet basis as received/dry basis
on dry basis as received/wet basis
This pellets moisture meter measures moisture content in plant pellets as well as their temperature.
With its hammer probe or special probes, this moisture meter allows to measure water content of round wood, split logs, wood chips, sawdust, pellets, hay, straw and cellulose bales.
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