Russian Sediment / Peat Borer Kit

The Russian Peat Borer is easy to operate to collect samples at different depths in sediment and wet soils. Designed to take samples below the groundwater level the side filling chamber is inserted into the ground in the closed position and, once the target depth is reached, the handle is turned to capture your sample and closed again. Extensions with Hex Quick Pin connections.

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  • Samples both saturated and unsaturated material to 2.4 m
  • Stainless Steel construction for use in all soil types
  • Simple gouge with flap principle
  • No loss of sediment
  • Takes point samples at any depth
  • Easy to operate and clean
  • Extensions with Hex Quick Pin connections
  • Sample containing section is sealed off by a pivotal cover plate (fin) that supports the cutting action of the borer
  • Sampler is fitted with a cutting edge on one side
  • Effective for sampling young peat and sediment
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Russian Sediment / Peat Borer Kit Equipment Options:


  • Environmental soil research
  • Shallow water applications
  • Visual interpretation of a soil layer.
  • Soft sediment sampling.
  • Paleontological research.
  • Sediment sampling
  • Soil profile description and classification
  • Soil sampling above groundwater table
  • Soil sampling below groundwater table



Russian Sediment / Peat Borer Kit
20.4 kg
Russian Borer 1.2m Stainless steel Extension, Hex QP
1 kg
45.5 cm Rubber Coated Cross Handle, Hex Quick Pin
1.1 kg
Russian Borer (Sampler Head Only), Hex Quick Pin
4 kg


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