Cigar Filler Moisture

What Are You Currently Using to Measure Cigar Filler Moisture?

Hand rolled or mass produced, cigars require the perfect blend of tobacco leaves, or fillers, expertly treated to achieve the perfect flavors. From start to finish, MoistTech cigar filler moisture sensors allow close monitoring of moisture in tobacco products, assisting in the production of high quality cigars.

Moisture is key to the perfect tobacco. When it comes to measuring the moisture in your products, MoistTech has the right instruments for your needs.

Compare Your Current Method


MoistTech sensors measure the moisture of any variety of tobacco to within tenths of a percent


Withstand the test of time with MoistTech’s diamond standard sensors with low to zero maintenance


Rely on MoistTech’s NIR moisture sensors to never drift or need re-calibration – saving time and money!


A moisture measurement system is essential for the production process and in some cases will pay for itself in less than 30 days


While moisture is the most important measurement in tobacco production, MoistTech sensors can also measure these levels:





Dryer Control

Dryer control is the most sensitive area of the tobacco process. Thousands of kilos per hour are processed where volume, temperature and input moisture vary. The MoistTech model 828 tobacco moisture sensor provides the user with the ability to monitor and control this process to within tenths of a percent.

What is the Solution?

Installation of the Model 828 provides manufactures exceptionally accurate and precise tobacco moisture measurement and control protocols. It is able to accurately measure to within 0.1% on many applications – resulting in improved product quality and significant cost savings.


Locate the point in the production process in which measuring moisture will be the most crucial and beneficial. Identify how you will use the moisture measurement data for improvements and if it will tie into your PLC.

Remember this could involve more than one installation point!


A closed loop process is achieved by incorporating a moisture measurement system into the manufacturing process. Developing a proactive solution to moisture control will avoid costly downfalls. 


MoistTech’s experts will assess your specific application with lab tests, calibrations and accuracy results to ensure our equipment will peform for you. All of our sensors are pre-calibrated prior to being shipped to create a plug-and-play operation for the end-user.

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Understand the Process

MoistTech sensors are expertly engineered to drastically improve product quality and optimize the production process.  With our instant non-contact measuring abilities, MoistTech products are the answer to controlling moisture in your product. With our instant non-contact measuring abilities, MoistTech products are the answer to controlling moisture in your product.