Moisture Frequently Asked Questions
Can I take a sensor calibrated for sand and use it on other materials? Can I use AquaSense 2280D’s sampling feature for on-the-fly batch correction? Which is the best output choice, 0-10 volts or 4-20 mA? This page answers your Moisture, Frequently Asked Questions and others.
Is the AquaSense 2280D sensor ready to use when I get it? I hear that your sensor is harder to calibrate than others. Is this true? Can I take a sensor calibrated for sand and use it on other materials? Can I use AquaSense 2280D’s sampling feature for on-the-fly batch correction? Which is the best analog output choice, 0-10 volts or 4-20 mA? Is AquaSense 2280D’s digital connection compatible with my batching controller? My material is hot. Can I use AquaSense 2280D in this case? Can I install AquaSense 2280D on a conveyor? How can I view the moisture in several bins simultaneously? How can I monitor moisture in a single bin that holds several different materials from time to time? Why do my sensors burn out for no apparent reason?
For more on different applications see Find the Best Sensor for your Appication. For a discussion of Free or Surface moisture compared with Total Moisture, click here. For an overview of all moisture related products, see Moisture Measurement.