Test Equipment and Measurement Instrument Blog

Paper Moisture Meters: The Key to Preserving Photographic Paper

Posted by Kett Marketing on Wed, Mar 18, 2020

If you’ve been charged with the task of preserving your family’s precious antique photos or if you’ve ever worked to keep your more recent photos in pristine condition, you know that there are many specifications to keeping your photos looking like new. 

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Topics: Moisture Meter

Why Wintertime Is the Best Time to Invest in Portable Tribometer

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Feb 11, 2020

In many parts of the country, wintertime means icy temperatures, sleet, freezing rain and snow. And all of this weather can mean big trouble when it comes to friction. 

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Topics: Friction Analyzer

How New Technology Has Taken The Guesswork Out Of Moisture Balances

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Feb 4, 2020

For years, when measuring the amount of moisture in certain substances, the only solution had been the loss-on-drying (LOD) method, using a moisture balance.

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Topics: Moisture Balance

When a Moisture Balance Is the Right Tool for Accurate Readings

Posted by Kett Marketing on Wed, Jan 29, 2020

A moisture balance is one method used to determine the level of moisture in a particular sample. It’s considered a primary method of measuring moisture that relies on each sample’s weight loss on drying (LOD). 

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Topics: Moisture Balance

How To Deduct A Million In Taxes By Buying Or Leasing Equipment

Posted by Kett Marketing on Fri, Nov 22, 2019

We’ve seen companies spend a decade trying to decide whether to buy new equipment. The decision often gets tangled up in internal discussions, testing, and financial uncertainty.

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Topics: Tips

When The Mixing Gets Tough, The Tough Get Z+ Models

Posted by Kett Marketing on Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Factory and laboratory mixing can be a challenging business. Especially with materials like polymers, which can be extremely tasking to uniformly mix, having the wrong mixer can be disastrous. Different viscosities can make it hard to mix these polymers fully.

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Topics: Laboratory Mixers and Mixing Systems

How Your Moisture Meter Can Get You Through the Fall Harvest

Posted by Kett Marketing on Fri, Oct 11, 2019

The temperatures are cooling, the leaves are changing, and football is back on television; the signs of Fall are everywhere. With the changing of the season, it’s also time to plan for your Fall harvest, which can be a complicated, time-intensive process.

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Topics: Moisture Meter

After The Storm: Using A Moisture Meter To Rebuild After A Hurricane

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Sep 24, 2019

While we are in the midst of the 2019 hurricane season, you may find that you have avoided the effects of a major storm at your home or workplace so far, but if you’ve lived in the path of some of the major storms we’ve experienced already, chances are you aren’t without some wind or water damage.

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Topics: Moisture Meter

Why Should I Use a Coating Thickness Gauge for Powder Coating?

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Powder coating is quickly becoming one of the most popular finishing techniques available today. The powder coatings market is set to surpass 18 billion dollars by 2026. It’s cost-efficient, durable, and long-lasting, and the results can be quite stunning. And it’s highly versatile: Nowadays, you can find powder coating on so many different kinds of surfaces, in motor vehicles, construction, and everyday household objects.

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Topics: Coating Thickness Gauge

Watch Our Video on the Easy-to-Use HI520-2 Moisture Meter

Posted by Kett Marketing on Thu, Aug 1, 2019

The HI520-02 moisture meter has 6 calibrations that are preset and ready to go, but if this is not enough, fear not. You can add your own customized calibrations.  With many moisture meters, calibrating your instrument can be tricky. This is not the case with the HI520-02.

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Topics: Moisture Meter, Video