"Dolphin" Fiberglass/Wood Moisture Meter with an audible indication of moisture level. Versatile, accurate, and easy to read with large analog meter scale. Senses to one-inch depth. The manual includes a chart for converting.
0-30% readings into moisture % for fibreglass Calibrated for the standard wood density
of 0.5, with detailed calibration charts provided for wood densities 0.2 to 1.0 (includes virtually all
exotic hardwoods). A list of wood densities is provided for 200 species. Qualitative readings on fibreglass,
drywall, paper, cardboard...Low battery warning light. Used by Marine Surveyors. If you are looking to
buy a used boat, use this tool to check for dry rot in transoms, floors or stringers. Comes with built-in
speaker, calibration plate, owners manual and battery. 1-year warranty
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Reveal susceptibility to rot of interior wooden cabin fittings
Monitor hull dryness for repairs, dehumidification and painting.
Use one meter for all fibreglass-composite and wood applications.
Advanced electromagnetic sensing gives an objective assessment of moisture content.
Get early warning of "Osmosis" before visible gel coat blistering
Simply move the sensor from spot to spot to reveal abnormal areas which may require more detailed inspection.
May be used for examining woodwork, such as shipwright carpentry without damage, to reveal the likelihood of rot.
Because the meter readily detects water well below the surface of wood or fibreglass, even qualitative readings
offer great value in locating moisture, hidden water pockets, and leaks.
Saved me 2 bad investments
The unit was exactly what I wanted.
Don't need to have a survey to show a boat wet.
Fiberglass core damp areas are well documented with this tool.
A useful tool for a boatbuilder or repair field.
Reliably identified wet spots in balsa core,
Loaned it to other boat owners and they rely on it too.