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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.


  • Item Soil Compaction Tester
  • Probe Length (In.) 24
  • Probe Diameter. (In.) 1/2 and 3/4
  • Probe Material Stainless Steel
  • Pressure Range (PSI) 0 to 300
  • Includes Two Tips and Instructions
  • 24” stainless steel rod with adjustable shock collar to prevent damage to gauge during transport or storage
  • Easy to read, color-coated, 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
  • Hanger hole with nail included for easy storage 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 above) ~ Poor growing conditions
  • Two Tips Included ~ {½” tip for firm soil} ~ {¾” tip for soft soil}

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