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Updated: Jul 1, 2023

how to add moisture

In order for grains to expand with heat and pressure of rice cake machine, adequate moisture must be present in the grain. Normally rice requires 15-16% of water, and wheat, barley, and corn requires 20% moisture.

This video explains how to add moisture to rice.

At this time, salt or sweetener can be added.

The above method is used for sample testing and the blender(Mixer) is used at the factory.

Mixer(blender) is used at the factory.

How to add moisture

1. Ready the raw materials

2. Put the materials in the mixer and measure moisture

3. Depending on the standard mixing table, check right amount of water

4. When you put salt of sweetener, melt them on the water first

(warm water might work batter)

(Sugar can not be used because it is going to stick on the mold)

5. Put prepared solution, and run the mixer. Move the mixture in to the

material container after turning on the mixer 2-3min.

6. Stop the mixer and wait for 5-10 minutes.

(Time for water to penetrate)

7. Turn on the mixer and operate it for about 1-2 minutes.

8. Stop the mixer and move the material to a plastic bag

or container (bucket).

>> The container (bucket) must have a cover.

9. Use after standing for 4 ~ 6 hours according to raw

materials. (Rice: 4hours / Corn, Wheat: 6 hours or over)

Info. of Grain moisture meter


Useful for measuring Moisture Content of Grains

Electrical Resistance Method

Automatic Temperature Compensation

Average Data available

Battery Replacement Sign appears

Large Digital LCD display

'CE' Mark obtained.

EVEN KINDS OF GRAINS AMONG Rice, Brown Rice, Paddy, Barley, Naked Barley, Wheat, Soybean, Red bean, Maize(Corn), Paddy In Dryer, Rye, Peanut, Black Pepper, Sesame, Mung Bean, Buckwheat, Millet, Pea, Rapeseed, Sunflower, Coffee, Oats

P.S: You can buy this moisture meter with our machine

For more information, please check our website.

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