The unique design of the open-face auger allows for quicker penetration into combination soils.
The cutting head of the AMS open-face auger helps the auger pull itself into the ground with little effort and yields quicker soil penetration. Because of its cutting head, and because its cylinder is made of thick, 10 gauge, high carbon steel, the open-face auger is especially useful in tough combination soils – from mud and clay to hard-pan. The open-face design also allows for a quick visual profile of the soil sample and for easy soil extraction. *Note: for even easier soil removal, try the AMS Idaho Spoon.
Please make sure any AMS samplers you intend to use together share a common connection type. See Connection Types for more information.