Whilst processing cereal crops, nuts, and pulses, moisture measurement can take place in several stages, such as raw material intake, conditioning, drying, milling/grinding, and packaging.

Measuring the moisture allows the producer to optimise milling and grinding performance, reduce the amount of energy required to dry the material and ultimately improve the shelf-life and consistency of the final product.

Typical Materials

  • Grains
  • Nuts
  • Cereal grains (wheat, corn, barley, oats, rice, …)
  • Soyabean
  • Pulses
  • Agricultural material

Key Benefits

Asset Utilisation

  • Increase overall equipment effectiveness
  • Reduce unplanned downtime


  • Lower carbon footprint
  • Save energy


  • Less waste
  • Consistent final products


  • Increase production yield through efficient use of material
  • Online instant monitoring eliminates manual testing


  • Reduce waste and energy
  • Automate processes

Return On Investment

  • Average ROI in 3 months
  • No need for expensive ongoing maintenance contracts

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