Amity CTS-1000 Soil Compactor Soil compaction prevents vital nutrients and elements from getting to the plant roots. Losses of nitrogen to groundwater and the atmosphere is also greater in compacted soil. The Amity Technology CTS-1000 soil compactor measures soil compaction efficiently and easily across the farm so that you can determine the best plan of action for optimal yields. Combine soil compaction testing with soil sampling for the most complete view of your soil make up.