Instrotek MCM-2 Moisture Meter For Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

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The MCM-2 Hydrotector® non-destructive, moisture measurement gauge is designed for quick determination of water content in the thermal insulation of pipes and vessels at chemical and petrochemical plants.


  • Wireless communications between Handheld and Sensor ensures that no problematic wires get in the way of readings.
  • User-friendly alphanumeric keypad and 20 character backlit LCD.
  • Rapid, precise repeatable moisture measurements.
  • Lightweight and portable.
  • Storage and recall selection of linear calibrations for 32 tubing/ insulation types.
  • Operator selected time of test
  • Data downloaded to a USB mass storage device (Thumb Drive) or via a PC application available from InstroTek’s website.
  • Rechargeable NiMh batteries.
  • Templates for easy project creation for different work sites.
  • Windows software to organize project data.


  • Lightweight, Wireless telescopic pole allows for testing from a distance up to 10 ft.
  • Fast and easy to use; allows thousands of feet of insulated pipe to be tested in a day.
  • Designed for maximum accessibility in hard-to-reach areas.
  • All tests can be stored and identified for each pipe or vessel location. Using Bluetooth®, the data can be quickly uploaded to a computer or printer.
  • Includes PC software for creating section and location templates for downloading project and logging info.


  • Evaluate insulated tanks and vessels quickly for potential corrosion problems.
  • Investigate insulated pipe for high concentration of moisture to identify areas for corrosion inspection.
  • Quickly detects levels in containment vessels.

Simplicity of Operation:

This state-of-the-art instrument offers two easy-to-use operating modes.  The manual mode allows individual tests to be taken at the push of a button, then recorded in memory.  The Quick Test mode takes continuous readings, one every second.

Licensing and Training:

Instrotek offers the necessary radiation safety and application training to ensure proper use of this device on a continuous basis.

Rugged and Reliable:

The MCM-2 detector assembly is enclosed in a strong light weight aluminium housing.  The LCD readout is sealed in a dust-proof and water resistant enclosure.  The padded shoulder bag offers additional protection and convenience.

Data Logging:

Data logging capabilities allow storage of thousands of readings.  The operator can format the memory to identify location, date and time or direction of measurements using a 5-digit ID number. Projects and templates can be transferred to a computer via USB flash drive or Bluetooth.


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