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  • ASTM D 7438 : 2013 : REDLINE

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    Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters

    Available format(s):  PDF

    Superseded date:  11-11-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-04-2013

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    CONTAINED IN VOL. 04.10, 2015 Describes the measurement of moisture content of solid wood, including solid wood products containing additives, that is, chemicals or adhesives, by hand-held moisture meters under conditions of end-use.

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    1.1This practice applies to the measurement of moisture content of solid wood, including solid wood products containing additives, that is, chemicals or adhesives, by hand-held moisture meters under conditions of end-use.

    1.1.1This practice includes calibration, use, and interpretation of meters for conditions that relate to wood product characteristics, such as nonuniform grain and growth ring orientation, and to end-use process conditions, such as moisture gradients.

    1.1.2Meters employing differing technologies may not provide equivalent readings under the same conditions. When this practice has been applied, it is assumed that the referenced meter is acceptable unless otherwise specified. Meters shall have been calibrated by Test Methods D4444.

    1.2This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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    Committee D 07
    Document Type Redline
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Superseded
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    ASTM D 6782 : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 2915 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Sampling and Data-Analysis for Structural Wood and Wood-Based Products
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