The Pürckhauer gouge auger set is used for one piece soil sampling or profiling in hard soils to 3.3 feet (1 meter) deep. This is a gouge auger set made according to Dr. Pürckhauer's principle.
The Pürckhauer gouge auger is a one-piece gouge auger made of tough elastic steel for soil sampling and/or profiling in hard soils. This gouge (earth boring stock) is made out of solid steel, with 1.1 inch (28 millimeters) outer diameter and with a pressed steel impact head. The plug-in rotary handles are rubber-coated and also serve as groove cleaners.
This auger can be hammered, but only with the included simplex sledgehammers. The drilling depth is 3.3 feet (1 meter) and the groove width is 0.7 inch (18 millimeters) inner diameter. This product is suitable for medium and heavy soils.
Because of the minimal disturbance of the sample, the gouge auger is frequently applied in profile research for:
|Pürckhauer gouge auger set - hard soils|
|Maximum sample depth||3.3 feet | 1 meter|
|Product material||Steel, other material|
|Sample diameter||0.7 inch | 18 mm|
|Sample length||39.3 inch | 100 cm|
|Package size||46 x 10.6 x 9 inch | 117 x 27 x 23 cm|
|Weight||28.6 lb | 13 kg|
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