Tramex Moisture Encounter Plus
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Tramex MEP Moisture Encounter Plus Non Invasive Moisture Meter is an accurate, handheld, nondestructive, analog moisture tester that can be used on a variety of surfaces by different industries such as flooring contractors, water restoration specialist, monitoring indoor air quality, pest control - including termites, and other building contractors to prevent moisture related problems. This versatile moisture meter is essential in every contractor’s toolbox. Made in Ireland.
- Three types of sensitivity: Wood & Timber; Drywall & Roofing; Plaster & Brick
- Ideal for testing moisture conditions in different materials
- Deep signal penetration (over 1”) into material being tested without damaging the surface
- Wide range of readings for wood of 5% to 30%; 0-100 comparative for all other materials
- Detects moisture through paint, wall coating, floor covering, roof coverings, and ceiling tiles
- Easy to read display
- Hold button to “freeze” a reading
- Audible high moisture warning
- Recommended by SICA and other floor covering manufacturers
Water damage and the affects it can have on flooring, drywall, wood, roofs, siding and many other materials can be extremely damaging to a building and its occupant’s health if not properly diagnosed and repaired. The contractor by using the MEP Tramex moisture meter can quickly and easily evaluate moisture content and the extent of damage so it can be repaired.
The Tramex moisture encounter plus has three ranges of sensitivity: Wood & Timber / Drywall & Roofing / Plaster & Brick making this perfect to test most materials used in building. It has a wide range of reading from 5% -30% on the wood Scale for wood and 0-100 on the comparative scale for other materials. The Tramex meter can detect moisture content in wood and drywall up to 1 ¼ inches deep without having to penetrate the materials being tested. The meter can detect moisture through paint, wall paper, drywall, ceramic tiles, ceiling tiles, roof membranes, and asphalt composition shingles. An audio warning sound, that can be enable or disabled by the user, will be heard in areas of high moisture.
Pest Management Professional (PMP) can use the Tramex MEP to determine if existing conditions are conducive to the infestation of termites, carpenter ants, and other wood destroying insects. By detecting areas of excessive moisture, the PMP can locate, control and eradicate these pests. However, inspectors should not focus totally on moisture prone areas, as termites can relocate water to dry areas. The MEP can be useful in helping determine the best placement of above ground bait station and assessing moisture level changes pre- and post- treatment to monitor the situation.
The Tramex MEP is easy to use. Simply push the on button, choose the type of surface to be tested, and place the unit on the surface making sure that the external rubber electrodes make direct contact with the material being tested to ensure better sensitivity and depth of signal penetration.
The moisture content will be shown immediately on the large, clear, easy to read display. The meter can quickly and easily be move from surface to surface to take additional measurements. In addition, the meter has a hold button to “freeze” a reading for areas that are hard to see. The unit will automatically turn off after 2 minutes of inactivity. When turned back on, it will automatically default to the last user setting.
Tramex with over 40 years in the design and production of moisture meters has an international reputation for the highest standards in quality and innovation in a variety of industries related to moisture content in wood and concrete. When purchasing a Tramex, you are investing in quality and peace of mind for years of trouble free use.
The Tramex MEP includes:
- MEP meter
- 9V battery
- Zippered carrying case
- One year warranty
Please check out the following Tramex kits which contain the MEP.
Water Damage Restoration Inspection Kit with CMEX MEP and Probes
Non-Destructive Moisture Meter Test Water Damage Restoration EZ Kit