Moisture Measuring

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Windsor Moisture Measuring

Moisture Measuring

Measuring timber moisture content is a key component of effective drying.

Our DryTrack™ systems are accurate, repeatable moisture content measuring and monitoring systems for timber drying.

We offer a standard in-kiln package whereby the operator “clips” the MC sensors into the measuring circuit or the DryTrack Echo version whereby the MC sensors are automatically located once the kiln is in operation.
We also offer an in-line system typically located in the planer mill to monitor drying performance i.e. MC standard deviation and identify wet or under dried boards.

DryTrack Kiln Controls & Measurement

  • Windsor DryTrack™ and DryTrack Echo systems minimises degrade caused by over or under drying, resulting in more consistent product quality.
  • By repeatedly preventing over-drying, kiln drying capacity is increased.
  • Robust and simple to operate, DryTrack™ can be integrated with Dryspec™ and other kiln controls and data management systems.
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Pressure Pack

Each DryTrack system is fitted with a Pressure Pack system.

This keeps the electronics dry and free from steam ingress resulting in prolonged meter card life. A robust blower unit is supplied complete with inlet filter.

The Pressure Pack system can be retrofitted to existing and other MC systems.

System Features

  • Measurement can start at fully green moisture content at ambient temperatures or 80% moisture content (on a dry basis) at operating temperatures.
  • The system displays readings from each zone or an average for the whole kiln.
  • It can be linked to any kiln management system (for example Dryspec 2000 or equivalent 3rd party system) for added flexibility and greater control or run as a standalone package.
  • The readings are taken from a large sample of timber, typically 100 to 120 boards per measuring point.
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