Test Standard Category

S050 Lightweight dynamic penetrometer

( Soil )

  • DIN 4049

Used to establish the thickness of different strata, when testing compaction works and to determine the relative density of fills and naturally deposited non-cohesive soils.
In general if the ground is not too compact, penetration tests can be carried of about 8 to 12 metres.

The penetrometer set, huosed in carrying case, consists of:

  • 10 Kg. drop rammer, 500 mm fall and anvil
  • 11 sounding rod Ø 22 mm x 1 m lenght complete with threaded collar and guiding rod
  • Grooved rod to extract samples
  • 2 drive point 90°, 5 cm2 and 10 cm2 surface
  • Lifting device for sounding rod, accessories

Dimensions: 1080x360x220 mm
Weight: 72 Kg approx

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Field classification

  • DIN 4094