Automatic Penetrometer

Automatic Penetrometer

cone, cup, needles and penetration test gauge supplied separately BS1377-2

British StandardBS1377-2
Approx. Weight (kg)15
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The automatic penetrometer has a sturdy aluminium base table with levelling screws, plated vertical rod and a vertical adjustment device. A magnetic controller with a digital programmable timer automatically releases the plunger head and ensures free-fall of the needle during the 5 second test.


  • The free-fall slider is manufactured from brass.
  • The 150mm 360° diameter dial is graduated in 0.1mm divisions.
  • The penetrometer is supplied with a push-button stop and release , automatic zero set, micrometer adjustment, 50g and 100g weights.
  • Power supply: 230 V 1 ph 50/60 Hz 200 W
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 280mm x 410mm
  • Weight: 15 kg
Cones, penetration test gauges and penetration cups are available separately, see SL196, SL197 and SL198. For needles see BM370 and BM371

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