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Rapid Moisture Meter

The Rapid Moisture Meter is used in laboratories of construction industry for quick determination of moisture content in powdered materials such as soil, sand, coal, pottery slip and cement. It is designed in confirmation with industry standards using high grade materials.

For determination of moisture content of soil in lab and field

Construction industry


The Meter Includes

  • Pressure vessel with clamp for sealing cap, rubber sealing gasket, pressure gauge calibrated in percentage moisture content 0 –25% on wet weight basis
  • Counter poised balance for weighing sample
  • Scoop for measuring carbide reagent
  • One bottle of reagent approx. 450 gram
  • One cleaning brush
  • Steel balls
  • Wooden carrying box with handle


  • A weighed quantity of sample is mixed with fixed quantity of calcium carbide reagent
  • The whole mixture is thoroughly shaken in a vessel to which a pressure gauge is fixed
  • The acetylene gas produced develops pressure
  • The instrument indicates moisture on weight basis that is easily convertible to dry weight basis


  • Provided with wooden carrying box
  • Suitable for soil, sand, coal, pottery slip and cement
  • Quick and accurate results


  • Standards – IS 2720 (PART II)