The Correct Use and Interpretation of Moisture Meters

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  • Course Type Instructor-led training
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  • Cost £95.00 + VAT *Special Offer
  • Length 1 day
  • CPD 5


Jerry Gibbs


Registration: 09:45
Course Start: 10:00
Course Finish: 16:00

Relevant To

Individuals working in the Damage Management industry wanting to improve their knowledge of moisture meters and readings.


• To gain a better insight to the operations and functions of different types of moisture meter • To understand the correlation between different meter readings on different materials. • To improve consistency and standards across the drying industry.


  • What does a moisture meter actually do and why do we need them?
  • How does a moisture meter actually work? (what does it read)
  • Capacitance
  • Resistivity
  • Thermohygrometer (Temp, RH, Psychrometrics)
  • Hygrohood & RH sleeves
  • Carbide and Moisture balance (gravimetric)
  • Types of moisture meter
  • Tramex
  • Testo
  • Protimeter
  • Other
  • Interpretation and correlating of moisture meter readings
  • Equilibrium Relative Humidity (ERH)

Understanding the relationship of materials to the atmosphere that they live in.

  • Equilibrium Moisture Content (EMC)

Understanding the relationship that different materials have with each other.

  • Calibration protocols.

Checking the calibration of resistivity, capacitance and RH

  • Remote monitoring
  • Thermal imaging – is a thermal imaging camera a moisture meter?
  • Multiple choice assessment


This course is open to any interested party (members and non-members).

Please email to declare your interest or to find out more.