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Moisture Content Testing

Moisture Content testing measures the moisture content currently contained in corrugated board. The amount of moisture in a board has a significant effect in the material’s properties such as printability, shrinkage, dimensional stability, and physical strength.

In general, the less moisture there is residing in the board, the stronger the board will be and the longer it will hold its strength and shape.


Equipment used for Moisture Content Testing:

Water is what's needed for this test.

Oven for drying samples

Oven for drying samples

Oven for drying samples:

Blue M Electric Company, Stabil-Therm Constant Temperature Cabinet, Power-O-Matic 70

Model #: OV-490A-2
Temperature Range: 
Humidity Range:



Weight Scales:

OHaus Adventurer Analytical Balancer & Scale