an instrument for determining the consistency or hardness of a substance by measuring the depth or rate of penetration of a rod or needle driven into it by a known force

LBG – Electronic Automatic Penetrometers

To determine the consistency of wet mortar, or other similar materials, LBG has recently released two automatic penetrometers which can measure the penetration force of a specified needle into this material. Both models use a single electro-mechanical control system to ensure that the needle penetrates the mortar at a fixed speed. The needles have an .. read more