Hand Penetrometer

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A compact, easy to operate penetrometer, available in two sizes for probing to depths up to 3 metres.
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 Applications
To determine the resistance of soil for:

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

Hand Penetrometer Specifications

Angle of cone 60°
Cone surface range 1, 2, 3.3, 5 cm²
Connection Screwthread
Maximum force 1000 @ 1cm² kPa
Maximum measuring depth 3m
Measured parameters Penetration resistance
Measuring accuracy < ± 8%
Measuring range 0…10000 kPa
Product material Stainless steel, iron, other material
Reading accuracy 1%
Registration type Manual
Package size 60 x 40 x 20 cm
Weight 20kg
Included? Yes - handle for probing rod

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