Blended Engineered Wood Moisture

An Advanced Technology

The advancement of blended engineered wood products (EWPs) has grown the industry substantially in the past decade. Using blended EWPs allows for lower construction costs. However, to best achieve significant cost savings, the blended engineered wood must be blended correctly at the right moisture levels to meet the various regulatory requirements. These standards revolve around blending the right materials at the specified moisture level. To monitor your blended engineered wood production from start to finish with live feed instant access, use MoistTech’s IR-3000 moisture sensor.

The IR-3000 near-infrared (NIR) online moisture detector and software system was designed to measure the moisture in the most extreme environments. You can avoid over-drying because the sensor provides non-contact measurement, allowing moisture to be controlled in real-time. By using the IR-3000 from MoistTech to optimize process control, you can expect improved product quality, increased productivity, and decreased production costs.

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Our equipment never comes into contact with the product, allowing for less waste

zero drift

Our sensors are guaranteed not to drift over time – which saves time and money

closed loop

Create a closed-loop process by tying a moisture sensor into your PLC. Full control over the line!

no recalibrations

We’ve mastered the art of moisture sensors – your unit will never need to be recalibrated for the same product twice!

Durable Enough for All Stages of EWP Blending

  • Log Storage
  • Debarking
  • Cutting
  • Log Heating
  • Strand Cutting
  • Strand Screening
  • Strand Storage
  • Drying
  • Re-Screening
  • Blending (Including the Applications of Resins)
  • Forming
  • Mat Cutting
  • Pressing
  • Cutting/Trimming
  • Sanding

What Is the Solution?

The professionals at MoistTech look forward to discussing your needs for moisture measurement and control in your lumber drying processes. We would be pleased to demonstrate how the IR-3000 NIR online moisture transmitter can improve product quality and reduce production costs. Contact us today!


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!


We offer service and support throughout the world for our moisture measurement sensors and would be happy to connect you with a rep in your area. Contact us today for more information!