June 2015 Rapid RH Newsletter – Practical Moisture Testing
HOW TO USE THE CALMASTER APP WITH THE RAPID RH®
The CalMaster app simplifies use of the reusable Rapid RH®5.0, giving you fast and convenient display, recording, and tracking of all of your calibration data. Learn more about using the CalMaster app here, then check out the RHSpec app that’s also featured in this month’s newsletter.
THE PRACTICALITY OF CaCl -- A TEST MESSAGE THAT WILL SELF DESTRUCT
Anyone who thinks that the calcium chloride test (ASTM F1869) makes a good choice for measuring moisture in concrete may want to think again. Learn why relative humidity testing is better in all respects, including method, materials, and cost effectiveness.
THE REAL COSTS: CALCIUM CHLORIDE VS. RH TESTING
Cost is always an important factor in any decision. So what about moisture testing? At first glance, the CaCl test may appear cheaper. But is this really true? Take a close look at the numbers. You may be surprised to learn that RH testing is easier on your pocketbook than you thought.