Boundary Pressure Cell


The Model 2100 Boundary Pressure Cell has one sensitive diaphragm contact face and is connected to a vibrating wire transducer. It is used to measure soil pressures directly on structures. Can be connected to a datalogger or read using a handheld readout unit.


The Model 2100 Boundary cell is designed to measure soil pressure directly on structural faces. It can be used in:

  • Earth embankments
  • Dams
  • Foundations, retaining walls and piles
  • Pipelines, culverts, under buildings and raft foundations.
  • Tunnel linings


  • Long term stability
  • Rugged design
  • Highly sensitive and accurate
  • Simple installation
  • Can tolerate long cable lengths
  • Waterproof design
  • Fitted with thermistor
  • Able to be connected to data logging systems


  • Pressure ranges (kPa) 350, 700, 1000, 2000, 3000, 5000
  • Accuracy <± 0.5% full scale
  • Resolution 0.025% full scale
  • Operating temperature: -20 to +65C
  • Dimension: 230mm, 40mm thick
  • Weight: 2.6 kg

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