Measuring moisture during sugar cube production

The Berthold moisture measuring system based on microwave technology is used to measure the moisture content of the sugar before it enters the forming machine. Thus, the operator can reliably monitor the water content with real-time data and determine trends, guaranteeing ideal manufacturing conditions.

Customer benefits

  • Precise water addition
  • Precise and representative real-time data
  • Ideal cube forming process
  • Increased yield
  • High quality cubes



  • Microwave measurement on a chute
  • Noncontact nonintrusive measurement with the antennas mounted outside the chute
  • No wear and tear, no maintenance required
  • Accurate and stable long term


Berthold's Measurement Solution

MicroPolar LB 567/568

Microwave moisture analyzer for all kind of bulk materials, noncontact, reliable, and virtually maintenance free

Microwave moisture measurement sensor

LB 571 Microwave Resonator

Sensor for online moisture measurement of bulk materials

Horn Antennas

Horn antennas for conveyor belt and chute installations