Static Cone Penetrometer

Gilson Company, Inc

$ 586.99 
Item #: SG-5590

Static Cone Penetrometer


Evaluates soil compaction, soil consistency and bearing capacity of foundations and pavement subgrades. Simply press the Penetrometer into the soil 6in (152mm), take a reading from the gauge, then advance another 6in to take the next reading, and continue to desired depth. Fine-grained, soft soils yield the most accurate results, while gravel and rocks in the soil can cause inaccurate readings.


  • Inner/Outer rod construction eliminates effects of soil friction
  • High-strength chrome alloy and 316 stainless steel construction
  • Simple to use
  • Uses 60° penetration cones with 1.5cm² or 3.0cm² area
  • Pressure gauge of hydraulic load cell reads cone stress directly

Included Items:

  • Static Cone Penetrometer
  • 0—70kg/cm² gauge
  • T-handle
  • 2ft (610mm) starter rod