DataGrabbers: Automatic, Easy, and Accurate Concrete Moisture Testing

In the fast-paced world of construction and flooring, every moment counts. No one has the time to juggle handwritten notes or constantly bend over to take manual readings.

Instead, what if there was a way to fully automate the process, ensuring accurate results while saving you time and effort?

DataGrabber infographic

Enter the game-changer: DataGrabbers and the Rapid RH L6 technology by Wagner Meters. This powerful duo is about to transform your work by revolutionizing concrete moisture testing.

Dive into this article to discover why DataGrabbers paired with the Rapid RH L6 system might be the toolset you didn’t know you needed. Your back and your schedule will thank you.

The Rapid RH® testing system by Wagner Meters is the simplest and easiest way to test your concrete slab’s moisture condition. The Rapid RH alone is really all you need.

But what about small, mundane tasks, like constantly taking handwritten notes of your moisture readings or repeatedly bending over to obtain the readings in the first place? These actions slow you down; honestly, they are just plain tiring.

That’s why Wagner Meters has taken the time to make the Rapid RH L6 concrete moisture test simpler than it already is with the DataGrabber®!

These compact little gadgets pack a punch as they completely automate the reporting of moisture readings with the Rapid RH L6 system.

In this article, you’ll learn about how DataGrabbers and the supporting Rapid RH L6 technology can improve your life. So if you want to stop wasting your time and start making your job much more effortless, keep reading.

But first, let’s do a quick review of the simplest automated concrete moisture testing system out there.

The Rapid RH System

The Rapid RH is the simplest ASTM F2170 compliant moisture testing system. Its ease and accessibility mean that you can make sure that 1) you are using it properly and 2) that you’re getting data that will help you.

Within the Rapid RH system are the Rapid RH L6 sensors. These single-use sensors are the one-stop shop for concrete moisture testing. Once placed within the slab, these sensors can remain there, and conditions can be monitored over time if desired by connecting with the Total Reader®.

If you want to have only one tool in your concrete moisture testing arsenal, the Rapid RH L6 sensors should be that tool. However, if you’re looking for automated reading and reporting to make the entire process even more efficient, the DataGrabber is a great addition.

Why You Should Use DataGrabbers

We don’t doubt for a second that the DataGrabbers will seriously improve your workflow and make assessing concrete moisture much easier. Here are some of our favorite reasons why you should be using the DataGrabbers:

They automate your moisture readings

One of the primary reasons for using DataGrabbers is because they automate your moisture readings.

These self-contained devices fit right into the Rapid RH L6 Smart Sensors, and they provide time-stamped readings at intervals that you determine.

This means that after placing the DataGrabber with Bluetooth® technology, all you have to do is pull up your DataMaster™ L6 app on your mobile device to see your moisture readings. That’s because they automatically transfer to the app via Bluetooth.

It’s that simple! You can throw away that pad and pencil because thanks to Wagner’s technology, you won’t need them anymore!

They help you anticipate the drying time of a slab

When you use the DataMaster app along with the Bluetooth-enabled DataGrabbers, you can use the collected moisture data to generate useful reports.

These reports help you analyze trends in the moisture drying time, see time-stamped readings, RH levels, temperature levels, and more.

Being able to anticipate the drying time of the slab means that you can give your clients realistic timelines, increasing your credibility and giving you peace of mind that your job will be well done.

C555 Meter

Using the C555 concrete moisture meter takes the guesswork out of where to place your RH sensors in the concrete.

The Concrete Moisture Testing Trio of Your Dreams

The DataGrabber with Bluetooth, paired with the Rapid RH L6 and the Datamaster app, comprise a great combination of the best tools that will record moisture measurements accurately, store them safely, and display helpful trending charts.

And if you’re looking to add a fourth bonus tool, Wagner’s C555 concrete moisture meter can pinpoint the hotspots in your concrete. No more guesswork regarding where to place your L6 sensors and no more wasting sensors or DataGrabbers in spots where moisture analysis might be redundant.

At the end of the day, this trio—plus the C555, if you really want to maximize your time—means that you will have more time for new projects, more time for yourself, more time for your family, more time for whatever!

In the dynamic realm of construction, efficiency and accuracy are paramount. With the innovative integration of DataGrabbers and the Rapid RH L6 system, Wagner Meters has once again affirmed its commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions for professionals.

No longer will you be burdened by manual methods or questionable results. Instead, you’re empowered with a sophisticated and simple toolkit, ensuring your projects meet the highest standards.

Are you ready to revolutionize your concrete moisture testing process?

Dive deeper into the benefits of our Rapid RH concrete moisture testing system. Make the switch today and experience a transformation in efficiency and precision.

Previously published in Commercial Flooring Report magazine.

Last updated on March 5th, 2024

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