Dew-point Transmitters, Hygrometers & Sampling Systems

Field-proven moisture transmitters for accurate and reliable moisture measurement in gases and liquids

Compressed Air

Moisture in Liquids 

Medical Gas

CNG Stations

Trace Moisture


Michell's range of sensors allow for measurements of dew-point, moisture content and trace moisture in both gases and liquids. From extremely dry parts-per-billion measurements (-120°Cdp) to high-humidity conditions with dew-points up to +60°C, our sensors are designed to reliably measure moisture in a wide range of applications. Our globally approved intrinsically safe and explosion-proof/flame-proof transmitters are available for use in hazardous areas.

Michell has 40 years of expertise in designing, manufacturing, and calibrating humidity sensors and instrumentation, based on a range of technologies. We continuously invest in research to improve our moisture sensing technologies. This includes our range of dew-point transmitters, which are based on our widely used and field-proven ceramic impedance technology.

Additional Information

High volume supply capabilities with consistently short lead times

As the largest manufacturer of dew-point transmitters in Europe, Michell Instruments has over 2000 transmitters under calibration at any moment in time, in our own production facility in Ely, UK, in addition to local calibration centres in Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany, China, Japan and USA.

Our manufacturing processes are optimized to meet high-volume ‘just in time’ agreements with major industrial equipment suppliers, and thousands of hygrometers leave our factory every month to measure and control moisture in some of the most demanding applications and locations around the world.

No more waiting for calibrations - our sensor exchange program keeps processes running 24/7

We offer a sensor exchange program for many of our sensors. We send you a calibrated replacement sensor, and once you’ve installed this into your system, simply ship the old sensor back to us. As well as ensuring your critical process has minimal down-time, it costs the same as a calibration, offering excellent value for money.

Customised products with worldwide support

If our standard products don’t quite meet your requirements, our team of process engineers and systems designers can work with you to take your project from the design and consultation phase, right through to manufacturing and commissioning. Our 10 global sales and service centers in Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia and our worldwide distributor network are always on hand to provide support for your challenging applications. Click here to get in touch today.

Industrial Moisture Measurement

Easidew Dew-Point Transmitter Series
Easidew Dew-Point Transmitter Series
Rugged and reliable industrial, loop-powered dew-point transmitter with a 5/8" UNF or 3/4" UNF process connection. The wide -100/+20°C (-110/+20°C Easidew 34) dew point measurement range makes it suitable for all industrial dryer applications.
Easidew TX I.S. - Intrinsically Safe Dew Point Transmitter
Easidew TX I.S. - Intrinsically Safe Dew Point Transmitter
Intrinsically safe dew-point transmitter, based on field-proven Easidew transmitter technology. IECEx, CSA, FM, Gost K/R and ATEX certification makes the Easidew I.S. ideal for all global hazardous area applications. 5/8" UNF, G1/2" BSP or 3/4" UNF process connections.
Easidew Sampler - A low-cost, self-contained sampling system.
Easidew Sampler - A low-cost, self-contained sampling system.
A low-cost, self-contained sampling system, with filtration and flow control, for measurement of either pressure or atmospheric dew points.
SF52 - Dew-Point Transmitter
SF52 - Dew-Point Transmitter
Fast-responding, cost effective dew-point transmitter designed for use in harsh industrial dryer applications. Available with G1/2" or 1/2" NPT process connections.
Easidew Online - Dew Point Hygrometer
Easidew Online - Dew Point Hygrometer
A cost effective hygrometer including an Easidew Transmitter and digital display with analogue and digital outputs and dual alarms.
Cermet II Hygrometer
Cermet II Hygrometer
A full specification on-line hygrometer with wide operating range and multiple display options. Includes Cermet II transmitter, based on Easidew technology with digital output.
DryCheck Hygrometer / Sampler
DryCheck Hygrometer / Sampler
A simple and efficient, self-contained dew-point hygrometer based on Easidew technology, with filtration and flow control, for measurement of dew point or moisture content.

Process Moisture Measurement

Pure Gases

Related Products

When warm compressed air leaves the compressor it will contain a high moisture content in the form of water vapour. Drying the air is important to prevent condensation forming in the distribution network, or at point of use.

Regenerative twin-column desiccant dryers are the most effective type of dryer. Measuring the dew-point at the dryer enables the columns to be switched-over only when performance in the active column starts to deteriorate, resulting in cost savings when air demand is low. This is known as dew-point dependent switching (DDS). More sophisticated DDS dryers also measure the inactive column to determine exactly when it has been regenerated, resulting in large savings in purge air and heating costs.

Measuring the amount of dissolved moisture dispersed throughout an immiscible process liquid is possible through the application of Henry’s Law. The transmitter calculates the moisture content using the measured water vapour pressure, saturation vapour pressure, and the user-entered saturation constant of the liquid.

  • Naphtha feedstock to isomerization catalyst
  • Hexane solvent in HDPE and LDPE process
  • Benzene in styrene manufacture
  • LNG LPG production and product checking
  • Diesel and aero-fuels to avoid liquid water phase separation
  • BTX process monitoring - benzene, toluene and xylene

High levels of water vapour in medical or breathing gases make them uncomfortable to breath and promote the growth of unwanted bacteria.

Pharmacological regulations state that the gases should periodically be tested to ensure that their dew point is sufficiently low.

More than 3 million vehicles world-wide are equipped to run on compressed natural gas, and the number of CNG filling stations is growing too. The ISO 15403:2000(E) states that ‘the single most important safety requirement of CNG fuel is a very low water dew-point to preclude the formation of liquid water at any time’.

  • Ethylene gas & solvent liquid dehydration in polymer plants
  • Aromatic hydrocarbons in BTX plants
  • Butadiene in synthetic rubber manufacture

For applications where keeping moisture levels as low as possible is of critical importance, sensitivity to (ppbV and ppmV) are required. Our advanced quartz crystal microbalance technology can help.

  • High purity gas production
  • Semiconductor grade gases
  • Industrial gas production
  • Specialist and cylinder gases

The applications for our dew-point transmitters are not limited to those listed on this page.

We have over 40 years experience measuring humidity & performing calibrations and can help you choose the best product for your application.