Manual Test Stand for Penetrometers


Provides an easy to use and accurate platform to perform firmness tests with any of our handheld penetrometers. Gives smooth movement and precise alignment with a rugged rack and pinion lever elevating mechanism traveling on two guideposts with tight fitting bushings. The penetrometers simply screw onto a mounting plate that easily attaches to the elevating mechanism.

Features & Specs


  • Large 25 cm x 25 cm Anodized Aluminum platform; 15 cm x 25 cm work area
  • Steel rack and pinion elevating mechanism
  • Steel guide posts with Teflon coated bushings
  • Generous 20 cm vertical gauge travel; 7.5 cm clearance from guide posts
  • Maximum vertical clearance is approximately 20 cm
  • Weight: 3.63 kg. Dimensions: 30.5 cm H x 25 W x 25 D
  • Made in the USA specifically for firmness testers and accurate measurements