Porta-Dry dehumidifiers are specifically designed for mobile dehumidification and are built to withstand the rigours of construction sites. They are fully contained units which incorporate a fan and a totally CFC-free refrigeration circuit. Maximum extraction 46 Litres per 24 hours at 80% humidity & 20 deg C. Weight 45kg. Height 820mm Width 510mm Depth 480mm. Non-marking wheels. The PD300 is ideal for drying rooms in building projects or water damage. Nominal power consumption 0.65KW indicating around £2 a day at 12.75p per KWH.
It gives a moisture content reading as a percentage and can be used to measure the moisture content in timber, mortar, concrete and plaster.
As a general guideline up to 16% moisture content is considered to be acceptable, 16-20% is borderline and above 20% is concerning.
So, if you’ve had a leak or have a damp problem that needs tackling with a dehumidifier you can take readings throughout the drying out process and are able to make an informed decision as to progress and when the dehumidifier is no longer required.