February 2012 Rapid RH Newsletter – New App Announced, RH Best Testing Practices Explained
Wagner Meters Launches New Android RHSpec App
Wagner Meters is pleased to announce their new RHSpec app for Android users. Based on the ASTM F2170 testing method, the RHSpec app will give flooring installers, general contractors and spec providers immediate access to the latest relative humidity (RH%) thresholds for flooring adhesives, coatings, finished floor products or remediation products.
To download please visit the Android MarketPlace.
What about an iTunes? The app will be available shortly on iTunes. If you would like to know when the app is available on iTunes, please email email@example.com and we’ll send you an announcement as soon as it’s out.
RH Best Testing Practices Explained
When it comes to floors covering concrete, contractors and flooring installers may not have the same understanding of drying requirements. They need to coordinate their knowledge of concrete drying conditions in order to keep project on track and on budget. Communication between subcontractors is key…
From the Forum: Improper Probe Depth
After 4 years of drilling and reading Rh levels once or twice a year for our company, I just learned yesterday, because of concerns on my part for consistently getting high readings, and from viewing this website, of the 40/20 depth requirement for proper readings. Yeah WOW! – That’s what I said.
My training consisted of verbal instruction from a co-worker who had performed tests initially, and is no longer with the company, to reading the directions that came with the early readers. “Drill your holes 1 3/4 – 2″ deep”, he said.
From what I have learned in the last two days of research, on my own time and of my own initiative, is that I have been doing the tests correctly in every step, except for this one.
Now my superiors at my company are blaming me for not doing the tests correctly…