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Cara Dean on Moisture Testing
Cara Dean on Moisture Testing

Cara Dean, our sales manager for North America, talks about our company and the variety of moisture meters Tramex offers.

How long does a concrete slab take to dry?
How long does a concrete slab take to dry?

For concrete and cementitious screeds to receive a floorcovering we know that the base must be suitably “dry enough”. This is to prevent damage to the flooring material and to ensure a proper bond with adhesives.

Are we paying enough attention to the procedure for F2170?
Are we paying enough attention to the procedure for F2170?

The F2170 procedure for RH testing of concrete floor slabs states that we should - Insert the hole liner to the bottom of the hole. Cap or seal the open end of the hole liner and any open gaps at the top of the liner per manufacturer’s instructions. Allow 24 hours to achieve moisture equilibrium within the hole before making relative humidity measurements.

How to perform a non-destructive flat roof moisture survey to ASTM D7954
How to perform a non-destructive flat roof moisture survey to ASTM D7954

Obtaining as much information about the roof as possible in advance is invaluable. A set of roof drawings or plans make moisture mapping much easier and a knowledge of the construction will make the job of calibration much faster. 

Working with the Dec Scanner
Working with the Dec Scanner

The Dec Scanner is by far the simplest device to use for moisture testing and leak detection of a flat roof, however even a small amount of training can help new users to avoid simple pitfalls.

Tramex Moisture Meter for Concrete
Tramex Moisture Meter for Concrete

The Tramex moisture and humidity testing system for floor covering related industries has been developed to help users avoid moisture related problems in flooring and to identify the cause of problems if they do occur.