Soil Compaction Tester, DICKEY-john

Simple, easy to use tester (penetrometer) designed to identify compacted soils and problem areas that can inhibit root growth. Maximise your fieldwork – save costs and increase yield potential, drainage and nutrient uptake by eliminating soil compaction.


Product group: Soil Compaction Tester

Product number: 18602

Pack quantity: 1


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  • Rugged moulded handle and housing
  • Easy to read colour coded dial with depth gauge from 2 to 24 inches in 2" increments
  • Stainless steel rod with large ( 3/4") and small ( 1/2") test tips
  • Technical Specification:

    Technical In use, simply push the tester (penetrometer) into the ground and check the gauge to identify the level of compaction. The colour coded read out is calibrated in megapascals (MPa). Easily identifies the depth of a plough pan – enabling field operations to be adjusted efficiently for improved root growth and yield potential


    Spaldings parts are designed and manufactured for Spaldings to exacting quality standards and are supplied to fit machines indicated and are not sold as genuine parts.