A good log store such as the Stihl Wood Moisture Meter for Firewood Humidity Measuring Device is vital for storing your logs appropriately, they will be kept dry and if they require to be or dried out, they will season happily in a well made log store which has great ventilation.
With this top quality device, you can measure the moisture level of firewood, sawn wood, construction materials, paper, cardboard and toughened mortar, cement and plaster.
Display the surrounding temperature of the device in °C or °F.
The moisture level in wood is shown, for example, as a percentage (6 to 42 % residual moisture).
If the residual moisture is 18 % or above, the wood cannot be used for heating. The net calorific value here is 4.2 KWh / Kg
The best residual moisture value to have is 10 %, because this produces a net calorific value of approx. 4.6 KWh / Kg
Fresh wood only has a net calorific value of 2.5 KWh / Kg
For an accurate measurement, both tips must be well pushed into the wood!
80 x 40 x 20 mm
incl. batteries and instructions
Ideal for checking moisture in logs
Very easy to use
The Stihl Wood Moisture Meter for Firewood Humidity Measuring Device may be just the log store for you, however in order to get the right one you need have to determine just how many logs you will need to store. The correct siting of your log store is also vital as you will wish to maximise the energy from the sun and the wind to dry any unseasoned logs in addition to keeping your seasoned logs dry.