The 868 BioMass NIR (Near Infrared) moisture transmitter is MoistTech’s at-line moisture sensor with a large rotating sampling dish for the rapid moisture analysis of raw materials in the forest products and biomass industries. Precision filters and algorithms have been incorporated to optimize performance under the demanding conditions in these industries. The 868 biomass moisture sensor incorporates MoistTech’s well-proven IR-3000 optics and electronics providing superb accuracy, and resolution of any similar technology gauge. Unsurpassed in performance, stability, reliability, maintainability and cost of ownership the 868 biomass moisture gauge is the answer to controlling moisture in your product.

Ideal for laboratories or near processing lines MoistTech’s 868 biomass moisture sensor features a removable, rotating sampling dish that was designed for rapid moisture determination of non-homogeneous products and raw materials in the manufacturing of MDF, OSB, particleboard, fiberboard, wood pellet and boiler fuel / hog fuel industries. Samples of product are placed in the dish can provide precise measurements in as fast as 3 seconds providing the most accurate true moisture reading.

With this biomass moisture transmitter, you will dramatically improve product quality, providing both energy savings and potential increased productivity with lower material losses. Additionally, it has a one-time calibration, maintenance free, drift free optical design that allows operating personnel to confidently make immediate process adjustments based on real-time measurements.

The 868 biomass sensor incorporates a large color touch-screen PLC that offers the ability to set sampling times, calibration of up to 50 different product codes and data storage that is downloadable to your PC.

868 BioMass Moisture Sensor Applications

MoistTech has the worldwide reputation for its exceptionally accurate NIR (near infrared) sensors and software for moisture testing, measurement and control, this newly developed moisture sensor and software can be configured and calibrated for numerous components in virtually any application.

Check out our moisture sensor applications where you will see typical industries where MoistTech’s products are ideally suited for accurate and precise moisture testing, measurement and control. In addition, thousands of moisture analyzers are installed on MoistTech applications, not only for the measurement of moisture, but also for other applications, such as measuring and controlling: coating thickness, resin content, oil, protein, fat, nicotine, sugar, seasonings, plastic film thickness and many other constituents.

868 Moisture Gauge Standard Features Include:

  • 16 bit data resolution for unsurpassed accuracy and response
  • Built in touch-panel with PLC / HMI
  • Pre-programmed measurement algorithms and calibrations
  • Customized NIR filter selections for your application
  • Ethernet connectivity (2 x RJ45)
  • Non volatile FLASH data storage
  • 1 Removable sampling dish
  • 2 year warranty parts and labor

868 Moisture Sensor Technical Information

  • Non-contact
  • Advanced digital filtering for noise free signal
  • Very low energy use
  • Surface mount technology
  • Simple calibration procedure
  • No routine recalibration needed
  • No routine maintenance needed
  • 50 products codes available