Hand Penetrometer

The Eijkelkamp Hand Penetrometer is a compact, easy to operate penetrometer. It is available in two sizes for probing to depths up to 3 metres of a soil’s penetration resistance. Therefore it is ideal for soil compaction studies

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Used to determine the resistance of soil for general research, including foundations, checking the artificial compaction and tracing compacted layers in the soil.

  • A very compact and complete set which includes all rods and cones
  • Easy to operate
  • Low or no maintenance
  • Accurate hydraulic reading dial
  • Includes augers to remove hard layers
  • Available in two sizes
  • Operates to 3 metres

Hand Penetrometer Equipment Options:


  • Geotechnical soil research
  • Trafficability or load bearing capacity research
  • General research like foundations
  • Checking artificial compaction
  • Tracing compacted layers in the soil



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