Manual Test Stand

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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 10" x 10" Anodized Aluminum platform; 6" x 10" work area
  • Steel rack and pinion elevating mechanism
  • Steel guide posts with teflon coated bushings
  • Generous 8" vertical gage travel; 3" clearance from guide posts
  • Maximum vertical clearance is approximately 8"
  • Weight: 8 pounds. Dimensions: 12" H x 10" W x 10" D