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Soil Compaction Tester

Super-affordable analog soil compaction meter Read More

Item Name Item Number Price Quantity
Soil Compaction Tester 6120 $235.00
The following items are optional.
Item Name Item Number Price Quantity
1/2in Replacement Tip (Fine Soils) for 6120 6121 $22.00
3/4in Replacement Tip (Coarse Soils) for 6120 6122 $29.50

Soil Compaction Meter

Make our super affordable analog penetrometer your first line of defense against soil compaction.

Soil Compaction meters (often called penetrometers) are used to determine the density of soil and other material. An operator pushes a rod with attached (ASAE standard) cone into the ground. The resistance of the cone is displayed as it is pushed in the ground.

Unseen soil compaction can limit root growth and water and nutrient absorption. This compaction meter enables you to identify compacted areas in pounds per square inch so that you can use deep tillage or other practices recommended for your area based on hard facts. 

  • 24 in stainless steel rod with adjustable shock collar to prevent damage to the gauge during transport or storage
  • Easy to read, color-coded, stainless steel dial that is liquid filled to reduce shock
  • Durable molded housing with rubber grip handles
  • Large and small tip included with convenient storage in tester housing
  • Penetration Depth: Up to 24 in (60 cm) in 3 in (7.6 cm) increments


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