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Moisture Meters Models m100 and m200

Moisture is one of the most frequent causes of coating failure as well as construction defects. Applying paint to a substrate that is too moist will frequently lead to failure of the film. Most substrates that absorb water have to be below a specific moisture level percentage before paint can be applied. A moisture meter is an ideal QC tool to determine whether a substrate is ready to be coated.

Moisture meters are particularly useful in all phases of furniture manufacturing. Proper use of a meter can ensure that the wood will maintain dimensional stability so that costly defects such as splitting, warping, and delamination will not occur. A higher level of unacceptable moisture tells the operator that additional drying of the lumber is needed before it is ready for production.

We offer two pin type penetration meters. These meters operate on the principle of electrical resistance; they use the substrate as an element in a circuit by driving two pins (electrodes) into material being tested. The water in the sample material is an excellent conductor and most dry substrates are effective insulators.






The m100 Moisture Meter has a compact, easy to carry design with calibrations for wood and building materials. The m100 is an economically priced solution for building contractors, painters, and inspectors.

The m200 Moisture Meter has a large, easy to read display. There are 8 material group calibrations for increased accuracy. The m200 has an interface connection for an optional Hammer Probe.

  • Verification of moisture content and readiness for coating
  • Determination of correct drying/curing of raw materials
  • Works with most hygroscopic building materials, such as wood, plaster, masonry, gypsum, and concrete
  • Backlit digital display for easy reading under poor lighting conditions
  • Built-in Electrode pins (replaceable)
  • Auto power shutoff
  • Air temperature measurement
Optional Hammer Probe comes with Connecter Cap (m200 model only)

Technical Data

Technical Data
Model: MO-B1731 MO-B1732
Wood: 6 - 44% 1 - 75%
Accuracy: ±2% ±1% (1 - 30%)
±2% (30 - 60%)
±4% (60 - 75%)
Building Materials: 0.2 - 2.0% 0.1 - 2.4%
Accuracy: ±0.2% ±0.1%
Temperature: 32 - 122°F -40 - 158°F
Dimensions: 3.8 x 1.6 x 0.8 in. 6.3 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
Weight: 0.18 lbs. 0.45 lbs.
Electrode Length: 8 mm 10 mm
Auto Power Off: After approximately 3 minutes



Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US    For tax exempt orders please call us at 954-946-9454
Item Number Item Prices

Moisture meter, Instructions, Electrode pins, Batteries

MO-B1731 m100 Moisture Meter
MO-B1732 m200 Moisture Meter
Field Kit - Click item for more info
DF-B3795 Protective Coatings Field Kit
MO-B1733 Moisture Hammer Probe w/ Cap (m200 model only) 132.00
MO-B1773 Replacement Pins, 8 mm, Pair 6.00
MO-B1774 Replacement Pins, 10 mm, Pair 6.00
MO-B1775 Replacement Pins, 25 mm, Pair (m200 model only) 6.00


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