The LaMotte 1055 Model EP soil sampling tube is used to take soil samples for examination and testing. The hollow tube is constructed of galvanized steel construction for durability and to ease cleaning. The sampling tube has a saw-toothed tip and T-handle to ease sampling. The cutaway viewing window begins 1" above the cutting edge and is 9-3/4" long for viewing and examination of soil core stratification before the sample is removed for testing. The sampling tube has a 12" overall length and a 1" core diameter.