DYNAMIC CONE PENETROMETER (DCP)

Dynamic Cone Penetrometer

Our DCP models have an 8 kg (17.6 lb) hammer to better evaluate weak soils.The DCP is primarily used to determine in place soil shear strength in road construction. It has a CBR range from less than 0.5 to 100% and bearing value range from 430 to 10,800 psf. The User’s Manual provides tables with relationships between penetration per blow, CBR value.

Our DCP is available in screw type & bolt type (Heavy Duty). DCP available with 1 m, 1,5m and 2m bottom rods.

Accessories

  • 1m Extension rod
  • DCP top rod complete with weight
  • 1m Bottom rod
  • 1,5m Bottom rod
  • 2m Bottom rod
  • 1m Ruler
  • 1,5m Ruler
  • 2m Ruler
  • Carry bag for DCP
  • DCP Cone (Hardened)
  • DCP Cone (Disposable)
  • DCP Cone adaptor – for disposable cones
  • DCP Weight (8Kg)