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TechTime is a Neptronic publication aiming to inform you on the best ways to deal with common issues highlighted by our technical support team. In this section you will find all TechTime articles related to humidifiers and humidification.

Resistive vs. Electrode Humidifiers (Part 2)

Let’s compare the installation, maintenance and operational costs of resistive and electrode humidifiers.

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Resistive vs. Electrode Humidifiers (Part 1)

See their differences concerning water heating, steam output control and maintenance requirements.

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Everything You Need to Know About the SKE4 Humidifier

Learn more about the SKE4 resistive steam electric humidifier’s features, system, maintenance, sensors and controllers.

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Choosing Between the Humidity Sensors and Controls

Discover our humidity accessories and peripherals’ features, applications and wiring.

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Understand Your MCA and MOP Without Blowing a Fuse

Learn to differentiate Minimum Circuit Ampacity and Maximum Over-Current Protection and how to calculate their value.

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How Water Quality Can Affect Your Humidifier

Humidification starts with water – get to know your H2O and its particularities!

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How Does My Gas-Fired Humidifier’s Combustion Work?

Understand the combustion process and the consequences of incomplete combustion.

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What Is My Humidifier’s UV Light for?

Find out how ultraviolet germicidal irradiation helps disinfect your humidifiers.

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A Guide to Venting Your Gas-Fired Humidifiers

Gas appliances can be vented in four different ways depending on the pressure and condensation.

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How to Prevent Condensate Damage

Turn your acids into water to prevent damage to your gas-fired humidifier’s pipes and drains.

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What Does an Energy Recovery Wheel Do in a Ventilation System?

An enthalpy wheel transfers heat and humidity of exhausted air to incoming air to save on energy consumption.

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What Was Updated on the SKR Humidifier Series?

24VAC output, power supply on the main PCB, lock on power, phone jack control cables and more…

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Types of Hygrometers on the Market

Learn about the various types of hygrometers, including humidistats, humidity sensors and dew point sensors.

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The Water Hammer Phenomenon

Find out what it is and how you can prevent this pipe-damaging situation.

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How to Create Your Humidisoft Account

Follow our step-by-step guide to get your Humidisoft account up and going!

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What Is the OSHPD?

Discover what it means when Neptronic humidifiers are specified to conform to OSHPD standards.

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What Is a Backflow Preventer?

Prevent these undesirable flow reversals that contaminate potable water supplies.

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Demystifying the Installation of the Steam Line

Factors to keep in mind when installing a steam line from the steam outlet to the distribution system.

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You Asked, We Answered (Part 2)

A list of varied frequently asked questions and their answers!

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How the Periodic Drain Cycle Works

Our SK isothermal humidifiers are equipped with a microprocessor that regulates the periodic drain cycle.

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Installation Instructions: Are They Important?

Yes. Yes, they are.

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SK Electric Humidifier Outdoor Enclosure

Freeze-resistant, corrosion-resistant, weather-proof and more.

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Our Duct Humidistat and HRO20/HROB20

Discover our updated humidistat and humidity wall-mounted controllers’ features.

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Window Temperature Sensor and Outdoor Temperature Sensor

Excessive condensation can damage the window-frame and risk serious moisture problems.

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You Asked, We Answered (Part 1)

A list of varied frequently asked questions and their answers!

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SKR Troubleshooting Issues with the Fill and Drain

See why your SKR is suddenly filling and draining constantly without producing steam.

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Using the Modulating SK300 Humidifier as On/Off

The SK300 modulating units can operate as On/Off units with digital controls.

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What is a Low Signal Selector (LSS)?

Find out how the LSS works in most of our SK humidifiers.

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The SKR’s Nest Humidistat

Connect your SKR humidifier to the Nest Humidistat and learn what it does.

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Evaporative vs. High Pressure Adiabatic Humidifiers

Compare the pros and cons of the SKV and the SKH to see which is better for your application.

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SKG Inlets and Outlets Location

The SKG’s design and production cannot start until the inlet and outlet location preferences are provided.

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Diagnostic 501 Display on SKG Humidifiers

Quick steps to troubleshooting an SKG humidifier that doesn’t react to control signals.

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Reset the “Operating Hours” Counter

This counter reminds you when maintenance is due and must be reset after every servicing.

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Ultrasonic Humidifiers vs. Electric Humidifiers

Learn the main distinctions between ultrasonic and electric humidifiers to make an informed decision!

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Peripheral’s Power Supply

If you change the default PC board, humidity controller and accessories, it may require an additional transformer.

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