In a white paper offered on its website, Vaisala Inc., Woburn, Mass., answers frequently asked questions about measuring moisture in oil. The technical paper answers questions such as:
  • Where should I install the probe for the best measurement?
  • What is the maximum flow rate the sensor can withstand?
  • What is the response time of the sensor?
  • Can the sensor measure percent water by volume in oil?
  • What does the water activity (aw) output indicate?
  • What is the benefit of measuring aw versus ppm?
  • Does the sensor need to be programmed or calibrated to each specific fluid you are using?
  • In which fluids can the sensor be used?
To read the technical paper, visit and download "Moisture in Oil: Frequently Asked Questions."