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2023 Soil Compaction Tester/Penetrometer
Quickly determine the extent of subsurface soil compaction with this tester. The stainless steel dial indicates if growing conditions are good (green), fair (yellow), or poor (red). The dial is liquid-filled to reduce shock. The tester features a durable molded housing, rubber hand grips, and a 24” stainless steel rod with an adjustable shock collar that guards against damage during transport or storage. Two tips are included (1/2” tip for firm soil and 3/4” tip for soft soil) and store conveniently in the tester housing.
Penetration Depth: up to 24” in 3” increments. Testing Range: Good growing conditions, 0 to 200 psi; Fair growing conditions, 200 to 300 psi; Poor growing conditions, 300 psi and above.
|Dimensions||90 × 40 × 20 cm|
24” stainless steel rod
Other options (digital)
A more advanced digital soil compaction penetrometer comes from China. The meter has a large memory storage function: it can store 896 test values.
It has ad data output function: data can be input in the computer for various analyses through data links. This would be a special import with a 4 week lead time.