Most substances have an optimum moisture content for obtaining the best possible processing results and therefore attaining maximum quality. Furthermore, moisture content impacts on price and there are statutory rules for some products governing the maximum permissible moisture content ( as defined by national food regulations).
Jun 13, 2021 · However, we can only achieve maximum compaction or density of soil by using a certain value of moisture content. Engineer's term this moisture content as optimum moisture content. The relationship between density of soil and moisture content is direct upto a maximum value. After that the density reduces because of the opening of soil particles.