Universal Moisture Tester

Product Code

FIS-0150Universal Moisture Tester (Carbide Meter)


BS 6576

The FIS-0150 Universal Moisture Tester (Carbide Meter) is used for the determination of the moisture content by using the calcium carbide method. The soil sample is introduced into the bottle with the reagent. The water reacts with the calcium carbide and develops a gas pressure, which is indicated on the manometer and easily converted in percentage of moisture.

The Universal Moisture Tester is supplied complete with;

  • Carbide Ampoules, 20 pcs.
  • Analog Manometer
  • Digital Balance
  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • Digital Timer
  • Metal Carrying Case
  • Other Accessories

         Sample Mass /     

Moisture Range

(up to)

        20 g/ 10%          

        50 g/ 4%

        100 g/ 2%


  520x350x150 mm

Weight (approx.)

           6 kg

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