SPT Equipments >> Equipments for Standard Penetration Test


◆ SPT Split Tube Sampler is designed for carrying out the Standard Penetration Test (SPT) to BS 1377: Part 9: 1990. The Top ball valve Adaptor, pair of Split Spoons, and open SPT Shoe compose a complete of SPT Sampler. A Basket Retainer made from steel also is available as an option with the sampler. Most frequently used rods are 1-1/2" B.S. Whitworth, NWY Rod, BW or AW Rod.

The standard Split Tube Sampler is 2" (50.8 mm) OD x 1- 3/8" (34.9 mm ) IDx 18" (457mm) /24" (610 mm) long.


◆ The Automatic Trip Hammer is manufactured to comply with Standard Penetration Test (SPT) to BS 1377 Part 9: 1990. The hammer comprises a drop weight of 63.5 kg and a pick-up and selftripping mechanism that ensures the weight has a free fall of exactly 760mm. The SPT drive rods thread usually be processed with a 1-1/2" B.S. whitworth to fit our standard SPT rods. Adaptors to other types of drill rod can be supplied on request.


◆ SPT Drive Rods are used for driving the SPT Split Tube Sampler. The outside diameter of the rod id 54 mm with solid 1.1/2" B.S. Whitworth male and female tool joints on each end. SPT rods are available in standard lengths of 0.75, 1.0, 1.5 and 3.0 m.