Proctor Penetrometer Test Set

Proctor Penetrometer Test Set

Description

The S-172 proctor penetrometer test set serves as a rapid field test to determine the approximate amount of moisture in the soil. It is used with Methods A and B of Test Method D 698 to develop relationships between moisture content, density and penetration resistance.

The set includes a spring dynamometer with a scale on the stem of the handle graduated from 10 lb to 130 lb and seven interchangeable needles in a wooden box with carrying handle.

Applicable Standards

ASTM D 1558

Model Description
S-172 Proctor Penetrometer Set