Description

PAL-Soil helps you save on time, labour and material. A measurement takes 10 minutes, whether out in the field or in the lab.

The measurement method is in accordance with ISO 16586:2003 “Soil quality – Determination of soil water content as a volume fraction on the basis of known dry bulk density – Gravimetric.”

PAL-Soil has dual scales of Gravimetric soil moisture and Volumetric soil moisture.

Applications:

  • Construction industry
  • Irrigation

Features:

  • Water resistant IP65 – can be washed under running water.
  • Compact, handheld meter
  • Battery operated – about 11 000 measurements (when an alkaline battery is used)
  • Digital display
  • Automatic temperature compensation (ATC)
  • Equipped with new technology “External Light Interference” (ELI), enables accurate measurements to be taken with ease and confidence near a window or outside.
  • Calibrate with water – no standard solutions necessary.

Measurement Method:

1. For Gravimetric Measurement: measure out an equal amount each of soil and glycerine in grams

OR For volumetric Measurement: measure out 50 ml soil. Measure out 30 ml glycerin and place in a plastic resealable bag.

2. Mix soil and glycerin very carefully.

3. Place filter paper on the prism of the PAL-Soil and place the soil-glycerine mixture on top.

4. Press the START key

5. Measurement value is displayed in 3 seconds.

Accessories Required:

  • Filter paper
  • Re-sealable plastic storage bags
  • Beaker
  • Plastic tweezers
  • Plastic spoon

Guarantee:

1 year

You may be interested in reading Soil Testing – Measurement of Soil Moisture on the Selectech Blog.

Specifications

Measurement range Gravimetric soil moisture: 0 to 200% (Automatic Temperature Compensation)
Volumetric soil moisture: 0 to 100%
Temperature: 10.0 to 40.0°C
Resolution Gravimetric soil moisture: 1%
Volumetric soil moisture: 1%
Temperature: 0.1°C
Measurement accuracy Gravimetric soil moisture: ± 2% (0 to 40%), ± 5% (41 to 100%)
Volumetric soil moisture (Repeatability): ± 1% (0 to 60%),
± 2% (61 to 100%)
Temperature: ± 1°C
Measurement temperature 10 to 40°C
Ambient temperature 10 to 40°C
International protection class IP65 dust-tight and protected against water jets
Power supply 2 x AAA batteries
Battery life About 11 000 measurements (when an alkaline battery is used)
Dimensions and weight 55 W x 31 D x 109 H mm; 100 g (main unit only)

Delivery Content

  • Meter
  • Batteries
  • Instruction leaflet

OPTION

: Pocketable scale

Additional information

Weight 0.15 kg

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