Pocket Penetrometer

The Pocket Penetrometer determines the soil penetration resistance or soil compaction of top layers. Because of its size customers can take samples in the field and the laboratory. And the result is an immediate readout of a soils penetration resistance.

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As the instrument is pushed into the ground the pin encounters a force which compresses a spring and a slip ring is taken along during this operation, which shows on the scale the maximum force that has been encountered. The scale has been calibrated in such a way that the penetration resistance can be read on it immediately.

  • Flat cone allows for shallow measurements
  • Allows indicative measurements on samples
  • Robust steel design
  • Measuring range 0.5 MPa

Pocket Penetrometer Equipment Options:


  • Soil profile description and classification



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