MoistTech Corp Highlights IR3000-W Series Moisture Sensors for Wood Products

Popular wood applications include bark, wood biomass, plywood, wood chips and pellets and sawdust.

MoistTech Corp.

MoistTech Corp. (Sarasota, FL) announced the IR3000-W series moisture sensors, featuring cutting-edge NIR (Near Infrared) technology for accurate and reliable moisture analysis of wood products, including those used in bioenergy production.

In addition, the IR3000-W reduces fire and explosion risk, prevents board press explosions, offers precise dryer control and monitors blending for control of moisture and resin in wood products. Popular wood applications of the IR3000-W include bark, wood biomass, plywood, wood chips and pellets and sawdust.


  • Provides precise moisture analysis
  • Helps optimize moisture content of wood biomass, pellets and chips used in bioenergy processes
  • Near-infrared technology
  • Guaranteed to never drift over time or need recalibration
  • Ability to store calibrations for up to 50 different products or product variations
  • Accuracy unaffected by most material variations such as height and color and by ambient temperature and lights
  • Automatically compensates for small gaps, inert material, foreign objects and conveyor surfaces
  • Cast aluminum enclosures that disperse heat and ensure more accurate readings
  • Real-time data that is fed directly to mill's distributed control system for process control
  • Does not require purchase of any additional hardware or software
  • Non-contact design that minimizes contamination and maintenance
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