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Agratronix Soil Compaction Tester | 08180 | 59040

6.00 LBS
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 Agratronix Soil Compaction Tester | 08180 | 59040

Get the best crop yield by measuring the extent and depth of subsurface compaction.

• Increases crop yield by measuring the extent and depth of soil compaction
• 24” stainless steel rod with adjustable shock collar to prevent damage
• Easy-to-read, color-coded, stainless steel dial that is liquid filled to reduce shock
• Durable molded housing with rubber grips
• Large and small tip included with convenient storage in tester housing
• Easy to store on wall or above workbench

• Penetration depth: up to 24” in 3” increments
• Green testing range (0-200 psi): good growing conditions
• Yellow testing range (200-300 psi): fair growing conditions
• Red testing range (300 psi and up): poor growing conditions
• Two tips included: 1/2” tip for firm soil, 3/4” tip for soft soil

Replacement Tips
1/2” small tip – 08181
3/4” large tip – 08182


Why Test Soil Compaction?

  • Increase yield by increasing root and plant development
  • Increase the effectiveness of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides
  • Reduce time and fuel cost by reducing power needed to till a field
  • Increase soil water retention