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Electric moisture meters for woodAuthor(s): William L. James
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-08. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.  p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionCommon methods of measuring the moisture content of wood are described briefly, and a short historical account of the development of electric moisture meters is given. Electrical properties of wood are discussed briefly, and the basic operation of the resistance type and the radio- frequency types of moisture meter is outlined. Data relating the electrical resistance and moisture content of various species of wood are also presented. A list of manufacturers and suppliers of electrical moisture meters is included.
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CitationJames, William L. 1963. Electric moisture meters for wood. Research Note FPL-RN-08. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.  p.
KeywordsElectric moisture meters, moisture meters, wood moisture
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