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Title: Electric moisture meters for wood

Author: James, William L.;

Date: 1963

Source: Research Note FPL-RN-08. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. [29] p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Common 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.

Keywords: Electric moisture meters, moisture meters, wood moisture

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James, 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. [29] p.

 


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