Moisture Tester

2000/001

“Speedy” Moisture Tester Type D.1

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Description

“Speedy” Moisture Tester Type D.1 in wooden box.

It is used to determine the moisture content of soils, sand and fine aggregates in the field. It is an easy and portable device. The amount of gas, which is given off when water and calcium carbide are mixed and react, is directly proportional to the amount of water present in the sample and results in percentage moisture are taken from a pressure gauge.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2000/001

Item Type

Short Description

"Speedy" Moisture Tester Type D.1

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1975

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

Instructions for use inside box lid

Makers Number

24576 (inscribed on label inside box)

Marks

Cuthbertson Instrument No "M4"

Dimensions (mm)

400 x 380 x 155

Donor

Date Donated

March 2000

Materials

Metals and glass

Condition

Good

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