Calcium Carbide: How NOT to Test for Concrete Moisture
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Product Specialist, demonstrates why the method for testing the moisture condition in a concrete slab has shifted from outdated, “Because that’s the way my dad did it” methods, like calcium carbide and calcium chloride tests, to the much more accurate and user-friendly in situ RH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 the Rapid RH® 4.0 EX concrete relative humidity test.
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