About Us

The best time to deal with a landslide is before it happens.

Welcome to Handy Geotechnical Instruments. We make instruments for rapid on-site strength testing of soils by professional Geotechnical Engineers and Engineering Geologists.

Our Team

Jeramy Ashlock, PhD

President

Steve Claussen

Vice President

Shelina Ashlock

Secretary-Treasurer

We’re Quite Multi-Disciplined

How We Can Help You

Borehole Shear Tester

Cohesion and internal friction both occur in most soils, so measuring one without the other gives only half of the story.

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Rock Borehole Tester

For rapid in situ measurements of the cohesion and friction angle of rocks including limestone, sandstone, shale, coal, weathered granite, basalt, etc.

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Ko Stepped Blade

Lateral stress (pressure) is one of the most critical measures affecting soil behavior—and almost never is measured! Why? Because until recently it has been too difficult to measure.

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Air Jet Soil Disperser

For dispersing soils for grain-size analysis.

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