Wood Moisture Content

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Wood Moisture Content

Post by jennyferraynor » August 26th, 2022, 8:20 pm

Hi all,
I don't know if this is the right place to ask, need a little clarification.
If I have woodchip with a 30% moisture content, does that mean in 1 kg, 300g is water?



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Re: Wood Moisture Content

Post by Pete Mazz » August 27th, 2022, 3:07 am

Yes. Moisture content in wood is weight of water to the dry weight of wood.


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