Watch How to Quickly and Easily Calibrate the Orion Moisture Meter

Watch How to Quickly and Easily Calibrate the Orion Moisture Meter

By Wagner Meters in Moisture Meters Tools / Products Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Learn more about our best wood moisture meters. 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 be a resource for both individual craftsmen and […]

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What Is the Relationship of RH to Moisture Vapor Emissions Rate (MVER)?

By Wagner Meters in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Calcium Chloride/MVER Test Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Before you choose a specific concrete moisture test, be sure you’ve clearly defined what it is you’re actually trying to find out. Watch as Jason Spangler explores RH and MVER, while posing the critical question for you to consider when determining which moisture test is best suited for your next job. Wagner MetersWagner Meters […]

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Checking a Rapid RH® Sensor after Flooring Is Installed

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

  After you have installed the finished floor product, how easy is it to come back later and recheck the concrete’s moisture condition? Watch as Jason Spangler explains exactly what you can and cannot do using the Rapid RH® Smart Sensors that were originally placed in the concrete slab. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned […]

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How Can a New Floor Fail If the Old Flooring Was Fine?

By Wagner Meters in Best Practices & Case Studies Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Don’t be fooled into thinking that moisture testing in an older concrete slab is unnecessary! Watch as Jason Spangler explains why you should never assume that the concrete is sufficiently dry, even if the old floor performed just fine. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business that aims to provide solutions in moisture […]

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Does the Rapid RH® Reader ever need calibration?

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

  You must use a properly calibrated RH sensor to ensure accurate RH test results. But what the Rapid RH® Reader itself? Does it ever need calibration? Watch as Jason explains exactly how the Rapid RH® Reader works and what you need to know when using it. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business […]

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How Do I Get Concrete to Dry Faster?

By Wagner Meters in Drying Concrete Slabs Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Want to know the best way to speed up the concrete drying process? You can’t go wrong if you pay attention to just three simple things. Watch as Jason shares the key factors for making sure your concrete floor slab dries as quickly as possible. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned American business that […]

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MMC220 Moisture Meter Provides Fast, Non-Invasive Wood Moisture Readings

By Wagner Meters in Tools / Products Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

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 be a resource for both individual craftsmen and high-performance commercial endeavors. http://www.wagnermeters.com

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How can a 9-month concrete slab still be at 95% RH?

By Wagner Meters in Drying Concrete Slabs Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Never assume that the concrete slab is dry, even if it’s been several months or more since the concrete was poured. A number of common issues can impede the drying process. Learn what these issues are, so you won’t be caught by surprise on your next flooring project. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is a family-owned […]

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How to Properly Document Concrete RH Testing

By Wagner Meters in Useful Job Tips Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  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 […]

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Why Concrete Dew Point Is Important in Flooring Installations

By Wagner Meters in Useful Job Tips Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  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 […]

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Flooring Contractor Tips for No Callbacks

By Wagner Meters in Useful Job Tips Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 4 Comments

  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 […]

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5 On the Job Tips for Relative Humidity Testing

By Wagner Meters in Useful Job Tips Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  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 […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Relative Humidity in Elevated Slabs

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

  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 […]

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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 | 2 Comments

  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 […]

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How to Overcome a Wet Concrete Slab

By Wagner Meters in Drying Concrete Slabs Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 4 Comments

Jason Spangler, the Flooring Divison 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. Actual field concrete installation drying time […]

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How HVAC Affects Concrete Moisture Tests

By Wagner Meters in Drying Concrete Slabs Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  In this video Jason Spangler explains why having the HVAC up and running is critical when testing a concrete slab for moisture. Even relative humidity testing. Not only is having the HVAC up and running to match the service conditions that the building will be at once it is occupied required per the ASTM […]

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How Fast Does Concrete Dry? The Million Dollar Question

By Wagner Meters in Drying Concrete Slabs Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Jason Spangler answers the question…and more. Listen as he also explains the relationship between curing and drying and offers tips on expediting the drying process. 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 […]

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Decorative Concrete Tips and Moisture

By Wagner Meters in Decorative Concrete Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Jason Spangler, Flooring Product Sales Manager for Wagner Meters, discusses three moisture issues in decorative concrete applications: high water to cement ratio in the concrete, lack of curing of the concrete slab, and high moisture concrete in the slab. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a […]

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Can Concrete Moisture Destroy Decorative Concrete?

By Wagner Meters in Decorative Concrete Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

  Jason Spangler discusses the decorative concrete industry. At World of Concrete, he found that many were more interested in concrete moisture testing because the types of products that are used in the decorative concrete industry are becoming less breathable. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a […]

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How to Properly Drill a Concrete RH Probe Hole

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

  Jason Spangler, Flooring Sales Manager for Wagner Meters, explains the best way to ensure that you have drilled to the proper depth when installing a Rapid RH® relative humidity (RH) sensor. 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 […]

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How to Calibrate the Rapid RH® Digital pH Meter

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

  In this video, Rapid RH® Product Specialist Jason Spangler demonstrates how quick and easy it is to properly calibrate the Rapid RH® Digital pH Meter. The new Rapid RH® Digital pH Meter takes the guesswork out of determining the pH level in a concrete slab. Thankfully, you know longer have to rely on matching […]

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Jason’s Rapid RH® EX Installation Video

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

  In this video Jason Spangler, Rapid RH® Product Specialist demonstrates the improvements the New ASTM F2170-11 compliant Rapid RH® 4.0 EX. Jason walks you through the changes made to the Smart Sensor, why those changes were made, and demonstrates just how easy proper installation is. The Rapid RH® 4.0 EX includes extensions that allow […]

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The Complete Line of Rapid RH® Products

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

  Jason Spangler, Wagner Meters’ Rapid RH® Product Specialist, introduces the complete Rapid RH product line engineered to provide you with the most accurate system for testing concrete slabs. The Rapid RH® products not only allow you to test the slab’s moisture condition, but also pH, temperature, dew point, as well as the relative humidity […]

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Installing the Rapid RH® 4.0 EX

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

  A step-by-step video guide for easy reference on the proper way to install the ASTM F2170-11 compliant Rapid RH® 4.0 EX concrete moisture test. 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 […]

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DataMaster™ (Legacy) Tutorial — Uploading to f2170Reports.com

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

  This video is the first in a series of tutorials where Jason Spangler will guide you step by step through how to use the various features of the DataMaster™ (legacy). In this segment, Jason highlights the process of how to transfer the valuable concrete moisture testing information collected on a jobsite and generate a […]

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Wagner Meters Flooring Products Preview

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

  2013 was an exciting year for Wagner Meters, Inc. Wagner specializes in moisture measurement solutions for flooring applications that involve wood and/or concrete. 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 […]

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Rapid RH® 4.0 EX Complete Starter Kit

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

  Jason Spangler discusses the Rapid RH® 4.0 EX Complete Starter Kit. Includes: Vacuum Attachment Drill bit Insertion Tool Wire Brush 5 Smart Sensors Easy Reader 5 Caps 5 Extensions 5 Metal Disks Certificate of Calibration Job site Documentation Hardshell Case However, a Shop Vac, Drill Operator, SDS Hammer Drill are not a part of […]

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The Perfect SDS Masonry Drill Bit

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

  Jason Spangler discusses the SDS 3/4″ Masonry drill bit. It has a patented design head that will drill more efficiently. It also has four carbide cutting heads. 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 […]

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Rapid RH® Training Course Certificate Offer

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

  Jason Spangler discusses the Rapid RH® Training Course Certificate. This course educates the viewer on relative humidity testing for concrete slabs and specifically how to use the Rapid RH® appropriately. Available Here Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call at: 800-634-9961. Wagner MetersWagner Meters is […]

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A Thermo-Hygrometer and Infrared Thermometer

By Wagner Meters in Concrete Products / Tools Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 2 Comments

  Jason Spangler discusses the TH-200 thermo-hygrometer and digital infrared thermometer. Find the TH-200 here. Find the Infrared Thermometer here. 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 […]

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How to Use the Rapid RH® Digital pH Meter

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

  ASTM F710 addresses the performance of a pH test as part of the standard practice for preparing concrete floors to receive resilient flooring. In this video, Jason Spangler walks through proper usage, storage and calibration of the Rapid RH® digital pH meter. Except for distilled water, the kit has everything needed to perform a […]

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In-Depth Look at the Complete Flooring Kit

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

  Jason Spangler discusses the WFP400 – Professional Flooring Installer Package. This includes: Rapid RH® Complete Starter Kit TH-200 Thermo-Hygrometer IR Thermometer Rapid RH® DataMaster™ Bluetooth® Reader MMC 220 Wood Moisture Meter Click here to purchase. Questions or comments? Drop us a line in the comments below or give us a call at: 800-634-9961. Wagner […]

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Anatomy of the Reusable Rapid RH® 5.0

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

  Jason Spangler sits down with the new reusable Rapid RH® 5.0 to show how the sensor fits together. View Wagner Meters’ full line of Rapid RH® 5.0 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 […]

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New Rapid RH® Packaging

By Wagner Meters in Wagner Meters Newsroom | 0 Comment

  The new and improved packaging for the Rapid RH® 4.0 EX has been redesigned to ensure customers are in regulatory compliance by following the F2170 Standard. New heat-welded seam packaging has replaced the standard re-sealable plastic shell, and tamper-proof stickers have also been added to help prevent product tampering. To learn more, visit: Latest […]

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When to use the Rapid RH® 5.0

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

  There’s been a lot of buzz around our new reusable Rapid RH® 5.0 Smart Sensors, and rightly so. The 5.0 reusable has game-changing technology that reduces the time, labor, and initial investment costs of using reusable RH sensors to about as low as they can go. So why would anyone want to stay with […]

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