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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

How Moisture Meters Can Lengthen the Life of Your Produce

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Just like the vegetable crisper drawer in your refrigerator, creating the proper temperature and moisture levels for produce used on a commercial level can extend their life and save you money and protect you from ruined product. While fresher foods are known to have a higher vitamin content, they also last longer, which means they are saleable for a longer period of time, translating into less waste and more profit for you, the seller.

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How Chilling Winter Weather Can Affect Moisture - And What to Do About It

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Feb 13, 2018

As the temperature drops -and then keeps dropping- it can cause more than just frozen pipes and dry skin. Brutally cold temperatures can have major effects on moisture as well. When specific amounts of moisture are vital to your line of work, this can quickly wreak havoc. Here’s how frigid air can affect moisture.

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Kett Moisture Meter Cost and ROI Worksheet

Posted by John Bogart on Tue, Feb 6, 2018

If you’re like most business-minded professionals, you’ve probably asked yourself the following question: “How am I providing value to my customers?”

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Topics: Moisture Meter, Test Equipment, ROI

The Financial Impact of Moisture Control in the Food Processing Industry

Posted by John Bogart on Tue, Jan 30, 2018

Most food processing plant managers and quality control managers know that improper moisture levels can lead to wasted product and food spoilage. But have you ever considered just how much these moisture-related problems impact your business financially?

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Control Water Content to Protect Integrity of Snack and Baked Foods

Posted by John Bogart on Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Everyone has their favorite go-to snack or comforting baked good craving. Statistics show that 94% of Americans snack on a daily basis. Whether it is chips, chocolate, candy, or anything in between, no consumer can resist a good snack. While it’s important for food manufacturers to worry about perfecting the taste of their food products, it’s equally important to maintain the optimal moisture content. Snack and baked food products are particularly sensitive to moisture — the wrong moisture levels can lead to food spoilage, sogginess, staleness, and even altered taste. 

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Topics: KJT270F, KJT series

3 Considerations When Designing Packaging for Fresh Produce

Posted by John Bogart on Mon, Oct 12, 2015

When it comes to designing packaging for fresh produce, the #1 goal of the packaging should be to maximize the freshness and longevity of the product. After all, no one wants to buy “fresh” produce that isn’t fresh anymore, right?

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Topics: Moisture Meter, Moisture Measurement

Rice Whiteness Analysis for Quality, Grading, and Profitability

Posted by John Bogart on Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Have you ever heard the saying, “you get what you pay for?” We’re sure rice farmers have. Because the purchasing price of their rice crop is directly correlated to the crop’s quality, rice farmers know that they must maximize their rice crop’s quality if they want to get the best price. And while it’s hard for rice farmers to avoid any quality issues caused by Mother Nature like droughts or flooding, one way that they can ensure their rice meets the highest possible quality standards is by using a rice whiteness tester to frequently analyze their rice’s quality.

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