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ASTM International - ASTM D6782-05

Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 22
ICS Code (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber): 79.040
significance And Use:

In-line meters provide a rapid means of detecting moisture content of lumber or wood products in processing (that is, on a continuous production line). Two major uses are monitoring the... View More

scope:

1.1 These test methods apply to instruments designed to detect, or measure, moisture in wood which has been dried below the fiber saturation point. The purpose of these tests is to provide a unified standard against which such systems can demonstrate their suitability for their intended use (see Appendix X1).

1.2 The standard is configured to support tests by moisture meter manufacturers as well as end-users of such systems, therefore the text follows two tracks (see Appendix X2).

1.3 Test methods specified for manufacturers are generally designed for laboratory settings and are intended to provide a standard against which a manufacturer certifies calibration and general system conformance.

1.4 Test methods for end-users are generally designed for field settings and are intended as a standardized set of procedures for determining the suitability of a specific machine for a particular use.

1.5 Applications such as lumber marking or sorting systems utilizing the output of the in-line meter are not part of this standard.

1.6 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.7 This 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.

Document History

September 1, 2019
Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
1.1 These test methods apply to instruments designed to detect, or measure, moisture in wood which has been dried below the fiber saturation point. The purpose of these tests is to provide a unified...
April 1, 2013
Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
1.1 These test methods apply to instruments designed to detect, or measure, moisture in wood which has been dried below the fiber saturation point. The purpose of these tests is to provide a unified...
ASTM D6782-05
October 1, 2005
Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
In-line meters provide a rapid means of detecting moisture content of lumber or wood products in processing (that is, on a continuous production line). Two major uses are monitoring the performance...
April 1, 2004
Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
1.1 These test methods apply to instruments designed to detect, or measure, moisture in wood which has been dried below the fiber saturation point. The purpose of these tests is to provide a unified...
April 10, 2002
Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
1.1 These test methods apply to instruments designed to detect, or measure, moisture in wood which has been dried below the fiber saturation point. The purpose of these tests is to provide a unified...
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