The CSC Mechanical Moisture Balance provides fast and accurate readings of the percent moisture content in a variety of substances. Rapidly determines the percent of moisture in material ranging from food products to substances such as sand, soil, cement, ceramics, adhesives, paper, plastics, chemicals, and sewage. Eliminates errors introduced by ambient draft or moisture. The wide selection of heat ranges allows optimum drying of diverse materials without sample damage. The Mechanical Moisture Balance eliminates error while providing direct readings of moisture content. There is no calculation or special training needed to use this dependable equipment. The Mechanical Moisture Balance is the best cost performance moisture measurement method for most materials. Its portability makes it convenient to be used in the lab, on the production line or even in the field. Rheostat controlled. Simultaneous weighing and drying. Heat Source: 125 watt infared lamp (250 watt lamp available). This unit is housed in a compact case of solid cast aluminum with a 5 gram torsion wire installed. In addition the unt comes with 5g, 25g and 100g torsion wires, and 50 disposable aluminum pans for solid samples. Dimensions: 12" x 14" x 14" (WxDxH). Weight: 27 lbs.