445.70

AMS Sand and Silt Dredge

AMS Sand and Silt Dredge

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The AMS 5 lb. sand/silt dredge is a great tool for grab sampling sand or silt.

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  • Made entirely from 300 series stainless steel
  • Hinged scissor jaw design with a trigger mechanism
  • 6" x 7 1/2" jaw opening
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The AMS sand silt dredge is made entirely from 300 series stainless steel. It features a hinged scissor jaw design with a trigger mechanism that holds the sampler open until it contacts the surface to be sampled. Raising the dredge closes the scissor jaws to collect the sample.
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AMS Sand and Silt Dredge 445.70 5 lb SST Dredge
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