IRRI Moisture Meter
IRRI is currently out of stock of the IRRI moisture testers.
For large quantity orders (several hundreds), please contact: Nanodevice Technologies Inc. (Manila)
The IRRI low-cost moisture meter for paddy
Although the resistance type moisture meters are not too expensive, farmers still cannot afford them. The IRRI low-cost moisture meter is a decision making tool for postharvest operations that costs half of the price of a more advanced moisture meter. It is designed as a decision-making tool in postharvest operations of paddy and is not intended for trade.
Typical applications are:
The IRRI moisture meter is used as any other resistance type moisture meters by crushing a small sample of grains.
Three light emitting diodes (LEDs) and a beeper visualize the results.
Within the range of 10−16%, the moisture content can be determined in 1% increments by observing the lighting patterns of the LEDs. For details see the photo below and the user manual.
The moisture tester is calibrated for paddy. Calibration functions for maize and other crops can be produced on request.