Instantly check carpets for moisture. Confirm the presence of excess moisture and map migration – without straining your back. A sensitive sensor system with nickel-plated tips sounds an alarm if the moisture content is above 17%. For use only on carpet and pad.
The original! Map the migration of water in carpet and pad without straining your back. The HydroSensor I has a 31-inch reach to save your knees and back. The HydroSensor is a moisture probe used to detect moisture in wet carpet and carpet cushion.
- Item # DE-F245
- MFR # 108074
- MFR Legacy # F245
- AKA # DP-HI-EA, DEF245, 400195, A27782, 27782, AC61, PCS 50-5019, HydroShark, DR3135, G8358533
- Saves your back with a 31 in. reach
- Stainless steel construction
- Nickel-plated, retractable points
- Comfortable pistol-grip handle
PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
Designed to detect moisture in carpets, cushion, floors, walls, and furniture. When the probe tips on the HydroSensor are pushed into materials to penetrate the surface, an electric current is sent between the probes. The amount of moisture present in the material determines how easily the electrical current passes from one probe to the other.
When moisture is present in a material, the light on the HydroSensor will flash and the transducer will beep. This will occur at a varying rate (slower or faster flash and beep) depending on the amount of moisture present. The 7/8” probe tips are long enough to penetrate shag carpets, cushion, and flooring materials. With care, the HydroSensor can also be used to find moisture in furniture, walls, and ceiling materials.
The HydroSensor will also detect the presence of urine residues in carpet and cushion. This is because urine salts attract and hold enough moisture to be detected. A black-light is recommended to confirm that urine is present.
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