Test Equipment and Measurement Instrument Blog

The Importance of Your Tribometer: How to Keep Your Machinery (and Employees) Safe

Posted by Kett Marketing on Thu, May 24, 2018

Products and machines can wear, and then eventually wear out. Heavily used objects, like a safety strap, or the traction on a workboot can lose their friction, and eventually become slick or breaking. Additionally, the parts on a machine can wear as a result of too much friction, and the machinery can become dangerous. For these examples and many others, tribometers (friction meters) are an important way to maintain the proper amount of friction while still monitoring the amount of wear something has encountered.

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Topics: Friction Tester

Harmful Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Moisture Meter

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, May 8, 2018

Using a moisture meter removes so much guesswork and approximation from daily tasks. With accurate readings and reliable tools like the ones we offer, it’s easy to have more uniform results in everything from grain storage to papermaking to woodworking, and even food packaging and beauty products manufacturing.

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Topics: Moisture Meter

Moisture Content vs. Water Activity: Use Both to Optimize Food Safety and Quality

Posted by John Bogart on Thu, Apr 26, 2018

When it comes to food safety and quality, there are two critical measurements that all food manufacturers should take: moisture content and water activity. While these measurements might sound similar, they are NOT the same—nor are they interchangeable.

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Topics: Moisture Measurement, Moisture Measurement Methods

Friction Analysis: The Beauty Industry’s Best Kept Secret

Posted by Kett Marketing on Wed, Apr 11, 2018

The constant search for creating, successfully marketing, and selling the next big thing in the beauty industry is nothing new. Consumers desire products that not only look great, but feel great too, providing an extra confidence boost. One of the most effective ways to improve how a beauty product is perceived? Perfecting the sensory perception of a product through friction analysis.

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How Moisture Meter Calibration and Proper Testing Can Save You From Grain Spoilage

Posted by Kett Marketing on Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Maintaining an acceptable moisture level is one of the most critical elements in successful grain storage. Anyone in the industry knows the importance of monitoring moisture and temperature, which is why good quality moisture meters are such vital tools.

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Topics: Moisture Meter

Durability Of A 25 Year Old Kett Moisture Meter

Posted by John Bogart on Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Kett has been in business for over 70 years. One of the keys to our company's longevity is actually the longevity of our instruments. Many Kett customers will tell you that they don’t need another one…. Because the first one is still working great!

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Topics: Moisture Meter

New "Cool" Products From Plastec 2018

Posted by John Bogart on Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Kett exhibited at the recent Plastec conference in Anaheim, California. It was an interesting venue as we met with existing customers to discuss their ongoing measurement needs as well as some new contacts.

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Topics: Conference Update

Paper-making: How Moisture Measurement Can Give You a Better Final Product

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Paper manufacturing is a complex industry involving an even more complicated process. With speedy time demands, little margin for error, and the necessity for a top-quality final product every time, you need exact measurements and precision at every step of the process.

Using a moisture meter that gives accurate readings, and is calibrated specifically for paper, is one of the best ways to ensure a good final product.

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Topics: Moisture Meter

Learn Which Moisture Meter is the Best Fit for Your Needs

Posted by Kett Marketing on Thu, Mar 8, 2018

Investing in a quality, easy-to-use moisture meter can have a big impact on your business, but with seemingly countless options, choosing a moisture meter that is right for you can seem challenging. There are different types of moisture meters for different tasks, and each one has its own set of features and capabilities.

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Topics: Moisture Meter

Improve Your Product Quality and Profit with the Kett KJT130 Instant Handheld Moisture Meter

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Feb 27, 2018

When you lease a Kett moisture meter, we can guarantee you’ll be cash-positive from day one. How?

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Topics: Moisture Meter

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