The Tramex Concrete Moisture Encounter - CME5 is an instant, precise, non-destructive, analog moisture meter for measuring quantitative moisture content % in concrete floors and slabs using Gravimetric testing as a baseline. The CME5 also provides comparative readings of gypsum floor screeds as well as comparative readings of concrete as per ASTM F2659. Bluetooth connectivity to the allows for visualization of readings and data reporting to mobile devices, to GeoTag test results, create, save and share photos, reports and charts. The use of the CME5 can be extended with the optional which detects in-situ quantitative moisture content within the concrete to an extendable depth of up to 4" (100mm)
The Concrete Moisture Encounter detects and evaluates the moisture conditions within the slab or screed by non-destructively measuring the electrical impedance. A low frequency electronic signal is transmitted into the material under test via the electrodes in the base of the instrument. The strength of this signal varies in proportion to the amount of moisture present in the material. The Concrete Moisture Encounter determines the strength of the current and converts this to a moisture content value for concrete slabs and a comparative value for other cementitious floor screeds, displayed on a large clear analog dial.
To carry out tests simply brush any dust from a smooth area of concrete and also from the electrodes, switch on the Concrete Moisture Encounter and place it firmly onto the surface, fully compressing the spring-loaded, signal-enhancing contacts on the base. Read the moisture content from the clear analogue dial. The Concrete Moisture Encounter is calibrated to give percentage moisture content readings on clean, bare dust free concrete floor slabs, with a depth of penetration of approx. ¾" (20 mm). Readings taken on concrete slabs through paint, coatings, adhesives or other materials on the surface should be regarded as qualitative or comparative and not quantitative.
|Size:||6.3" x 3.5" x 1.5" (160mm x 85mm x 38mm)|
|Power:||2 x AALR6 ALKALINE (included)|
|Depth of penetration:||approx. ¾" (20 mm)|
|Moisture Content for Concrete:||0 to 6%|
|Comparative for Gypsum floor screed:||0 to 10|
|Reference scale:||0 to 100|
The Accessory Pack for the Concrete Moisture Encounter 5 consists of a Calibration Check Plate, an extension handle and a handy holster pouch for the CME5 or CMEX5.
The Tramex Concrete Moisture Probe, The Determinator, extends the capabilities of the Tramex Concrete Moisture Encounter range, providing in-situ Moisture Content readings in a Tramex Unified Moisture Content Test Method of quantitative Moisture Content measurements in both the top ¾ inch layer and within the body of concrete floors and slabs down to an extendable depth of up to 4" (100mm), Diameter 3/4” (19mm).
A compact kit for instant and precise moisture testing of concrete floors and slabs and ambient conditions. The Tramex CME5 moisture meter allows for non-destructive quantitative testing of concrete and comparative testing per ASTM F2659. The Ambient Feedback Datalogger is used for testing, monitoring and time logging relative humidity, temperature and dew point in the environment.
A compact kit for instant and precise moisture testing of concrete floors and ambient conditions is the ideal non destructive test kit for monitoring the most crucial information at the time of install. The Tramex CME5 moisture meter allows for non-destructive quantitative testing of concrete and comparative testing per ASTM F2659. The Ambient Feedback Datalogger is used for testing, monitoring and time logging relative humidity, temperature and dew point in the environment and can be connected to optional Relative Humidity Probes.
A compact kit for non-destructive testing of moisture conditions in numerous building materials. The Tramex CME5 moisture meter allows for instant and precise non-destructive quantitative testing of concrete and comparative testing per ASTM F2659. The ME5 allows for non-destructive quantitative testing of wood and comparative testing of drywall, plaster, brick, tiles, resilient flooring, laminates and roofing. The ME5 has a dual-depth feature to allow for the elimination of substrate influence on readings.