209.57

AMS Environmental Soil Sampling Kits

AMS Environmental Soil Sampling Kits

Description

The Environmental Soil Sampling Kit contains the same components as the basic kit but in all stainless.

Features

  • Used worldwide by soil scientists, agronomists, and construction companies
  • Designed to provide all the items needed for sampling in a convenient carrying case
  • 5/8" threaded connection type
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$2,055.40
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What's Included:
  • (1) Regular auger
  • (1) Sand auger
  • (1) Mud auger
  • (1) Rubber coated cross handle
  • (1) Soil core sampler
  • (1) Slide hammer
  • (3) 4' extensions
  • (1) Plastic liner
  • (2) Plastic end caps
  • (2) Wrenches
  • (1) Set of cleaning brushes
  • (1) Foam-padded hard-sided AMS deluxe carrying case with handles and wheels
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
AMS Environmental Soil Sampling Kits 209.57 2 1/4" Environmental Kit
$2055.40
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AMS Environmental Soil Sampling Kits 209.55 3 1/4" Environmental Kit
$2154.40
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Questions & Answers

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What is a slide hammer used for?
A slide hammer is used to pound soil probes, core samplers, and sediment samplers into the ground. They offer a simple method for soil penetration by allowing the user to push or drop the hammer weight down the slide rod to apply force through the extension to the sampler.

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