Wagner Meters’ Introduces New Orion® Moisture Meters

Wagner Meters’ Introduces New Orion® Moisture Meters

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Rogue River, OR (November 2, 2018) The new Orion® line of wood moisture meters continues Wagner’s 50-plus year tradition of providing accurate, dependable, non-damaging pinless moisture measurement technology, measuring IN the wood, not just ON the wood, and backed by Wagner’s industry-leading 7-year warranty. Orion® wood moisture meters are designed for professional wood flooring installers/inspectors, […]

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Rapid RH and Carbide Bomb: The Pros & Cons of Each

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Pros & Cons of the Carbide Bomb Moisture Test   Pros & Cons of the Rapid RH Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business that aims to provide solutions in moisture measurement technology that will enhance the quality and value of each customer’s project. With an almost 60-year legacy of innovation, Wagner continues to […]

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Can Rapid RH Smart Sensors be Reused or Recovered?

By Wagner Meters in Concrete Products / Tools Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Wondering if your Rapid RH® Smart Sensors are reusable? We’re glad you asked! Because the answer depends. Plus there’s a very good reason every Rapid RH® sensor is called “Smart.” Watch as Jason walks you through the clever engineering that’s behind both our Rapid RH® single-use and reusable sensors. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned […]

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Forest Industry Products Support & Training

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Get the Most Out of your Investment At Wagner, we know how important it is for you to get the most out of your investment in our products. It’s important to us, too. When you partner with Wagner, we become a part of your team, offering world-class, long-term support tailored to meet your specific needs. […]

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Surface Testing Group Uses Rapid RH® to Aid Contractors

By Wagner Meters in Relative Humidity (RH) Testing Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

From his headquarters in Lafayette, Indiana, Steve Anderson’s Surface Testing Group evaluates concrete floor slabs for excess moisture. By doing so, he is able to save flooring contractors, general contractors, and commercial building owners in the Midwest tens of thousands of dollars from moisture-damaged floors. His approach is highly effective: Test concrete slabs for moisture […]

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Wagner Meters Offering Free eBook: A Guide for Avoiding Wood Flooring Failures

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CONTACT: Jason Spangler EMAIL: jspangler@wagnermeters.com CALL WORLDWIDE TOLL-FREE: (844) 808-8761 Rogue River, OR – Beginning April 2018, Wagner Meters will offer a color eBook for flooring professionals: A Guide for Avoiding Wood Flooring Failures. The Guide will be sent to anyone subscribing to Wagner’s educational flooring newsletter. Both the Guide and newsletter are free and […]

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Wagner Meters’ Smart Logger™ Is Your Unblinking Eye for Job Site Ambient Conditions — Even When You Are Away

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CONTACT: Jason Spangler EMAIL: jspangler@wagnermeters.com CALL WORLDWIDE TOLL-FREE: (800) 634-9961 ext. 235 Rogue River, OR (April 4, 2018) – Wagner Meters announces a new monitoring device that tracks and documents ambient temperature and relative humidity conditions discretely and constantly, even when you are away from the job site. Called the Smart Logger™, the monitor is […]

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ASTM F2170 Update Allows Official RH Test Results at Just 24 Hours

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CONTACT: Jason Spangler EMAIL: jspangler@wagnermeters.com CALL WORLDWIDE TOLL-FREE: (800) 634-9961 ext. 235 Response to new science proving results taken at 24 and 72 hours are essentially identical. Rogue River, OR (February 14, 2018) – The international standards organization, ASTM International, published today its revised ASTM F2170 (Standard Test Method for Determining Relative Humidity in Concrete […]

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How to Properly Document Concrete RH Testing

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In this video Jason Spangler explains the proper way to document concrete relative humidity testing using the Rapid RH® test and the importance of using a hygrometer. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call at: 800-634-9961. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business that aims […]

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Why Concrete Dew Point Is Important in Flooring Installations

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In this video Jason Spangler, Rapid RH® Product Specialist explains the importance of and which tools you will need to determine the dew point of a concrete slab, a necessary yet rarely talked about aspect of the flooring installation process. Here Jason demonstrates the relationship between a digital thermo-hygrometer and an infrared thermometer. Using these […]

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Flooring Contractor Tips for No Callbacks

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Jason’s top three tips to prevent callbacks: 1: Get involved early 2: Understand product moisture tolerances 3: Do accurate moisture testing Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call at: 800-634-9961. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business that aims to provide solutions in moisture measurement […]

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5 On the Job Tips for Relative Humidity Testing

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Jason reviews 5 tips he’s picked up in the field. These include proper usage of a masonry drill bit, proper installation of the Rapid RH® Smart Sensors and practical solutions to protecting your tests on a busy construction site. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call […]

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Two Concrete Moisture Measurement Myths Debunked

By Wagner Meters in Troubleshooting Floor Failures Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

 Jason Spangler describes two common myths the concrete flooring industry has about moisture in concrete slabs. Two common myths debunked: 1. If the concrete is old, it’s got to be dry. 2. Elevated slabs don’t need to be tested for moisture since moisture can’t get to them. Read the article, 5 Myths About Moisture […]

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Sand Blotter Layer Causes Havoc in Concrete Slabs

By Wagner Meters in Troubleshooting Floor Failures Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Jason Spangler compares how educated the industry has become about the construction of slabs since 2006. He also discusses how an outdated code set up a contractor’s floor for failure. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call at: 800-634-9961. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American […]

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Concrete Relative Humidity Manufacturer’s Specifications

By Wagner Meters in Relative Humidity (RH) Testing Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

In this video Jason Spangler introduces the website www.RHSpec.com. A reference website designed for Architects and Engineers. This site also contains a link to a constantly updated list of manufacturers that specify relative humidity in concrete. The links take you directly to that manufacturer’s website page where the specifications are listed. Questions or comments? Drop […]

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Calcium Carbide: How NOT to Test for Concrete Moisture

By Wagner Meters in Relative Humidity (RH) Testing Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Jason Spangler, Wagner Meters’ Rapid RH® Product Specialist, demonstrates why the method for testing the moisture condition in a concrete slab has shifted from outdated, “Because that’s the way my dad did it” methods, like calcium carbide and calcium chloride tests, to the much more accurate and user-friendly in situ RH testing method such as […]

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Install Self-Leveling Products After RH Measurements

By Wagner Meters in Relative Humidity (RH) Testing Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Jason Spangler explains the importance of doing moisture testing prior to the installation of self-leveling products. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call at: 800-634-9961. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business that aims to provide solutions in moisture measurement technology that will enhance the […]

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Relative Humidity in Elevated Slabs

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You already know that you should test moisture in elevated slabs. Now learn how to complete that testing in the field with accurate results. The ASTM does not have guidelines in this type of testing. However, industry expert, Jason Spangler, explains two different ways on how to find that 40% depth when testing moisture in […]

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Reduce The Risk of Flooring Problems By Concrete Moisture Testing

By Wagner Meters in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Relative Humidity (RH) Testing Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Learn the science behind relative humidity in concrete and why the state-of-the-art Rapid RH® probe is a cost-effective, critical tool for flooring projects. Veteran concrete construction and flooring industry specialists Howard Kanare, Peter Craig, and Ray Thompson weigh in on the benefits of RH testing. Together, these top experts have more than 100 years of […]

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How to Overcome a Wet Concrete Slab

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 Scroll down for video transcript Jason Spangler, the Flooring Product Sales Manager for Wagner Meters, discusses the two main ways to deal with a concrete slab that is too wet to install flooring. Disclaimer: The Swedish Concrete Association method is a guideline only and should not be used as part of any construction document. […]

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