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225-7917 Fuel Moisture Scale (complies with USFS Specification #461)

Fuel Moisture Scale and Sticks
225-7917 Fuel Moisture Scale (complies with USFS Specification #461)
Weight: 5 lbs
225-7918 Fuel Moisture Sticks are used to estimate moisture content of small forest fuels for prescribed burning operations and to determine forest fire danger ratings. The exposed sticks are weighed on the 225-7917 Fuel Moisture Scale and the weight in excess of the oven-dry weight represents fuel moisture.
Price: $310.00
Product Details

225-7918 Fuel Moisture Sticks are used to estimate moisture content of small forest fuels for prescribed burning operations and to determine forest fire danger ratings. The sticks are placed over a duff bed of coniferous needles or hardwood leaves in the area where moisture is to be measured. The exposed sticks are then weighed on the 225-7917 Fuel Moisture Scale and the weight in excess of the oven-dry weight represents fuel moisture. Sticks should be replaced every 90 days.

Specifications

  • Materials: 4 ponderosa pine sapwood dowels spaced 1/4 apart on 2 hardwood connecting dowels and secured with wire brads or staples, and a brass screw hook. Dowels are oven-dried to uniform moisture content of 15% or less.
  • Overall dimensions: 2-3/4" wide x 18-1/2" long
  • Oven-dry weight: 100 grams