PosiTest DFT Coating Thickness Gauge
Coating Thickness Gauge for use on ALL Metal Substrates
The Defelsko PosiTest DFT Coating Thickness gauges are able to measure coatings on ALL metal substrates.
The PosiTest DFT is available in two models. The Ferrous which measures non-magnetic coatings on steel & the Combo which measures both non-magnetic coatings on steel AND non-conductive coatings on aluminum, brass, etc.
Easy to use gauge automatically recognises the substrate with no user input required, and takes a fast & reliable reading every time.
The Paint/Coating Thickness Gauge every car detailer, body shop, collision repair center, manufacturer, production line should have as part of their necessary equipment.
Easy to use, reliable & robust.
Fast, repeatable measurements—60+ readings per minute.
Ready to measure - No adjustment is required for most applications.
Zero or 1 Point Calibration Adjustment for complex applications.
Onscreen averaging for up to 99 readings.
Strong, wear-resistant, ruby-tipped probe.
Adjustable display brightness for optimal visibility in all environments.
Auto rotating display with rotation lock.
Simple icon based menu.
Certificate of Calibration.
Easy to use
• Fast, repeatable measurements — 60+ readings per minute
• Ready to measure - No adjustment required for most applications
• V-groove in probe for positioning on curved parts
• High contrast color display• Adjustable display brightness for optimal visibility in all environments
• Auto rotating display with rotation lock• Simple icon based menu
• Mils/microns switchable
• Built-in wrist strap for added convenience and safety
• Mils/Microns switchable
• Zero or 1 Point Calibration Adjustment for complex applications
• Onscreen averaging for up to 99 readings
• Strong, wear-resistant, ruby-tipped probe
• Two year warranty
• Powder Coaters
• Paint Applicators
• Coating Inspectors
• Painting Contractors
• Automotive Detailers, Refinishers and Inspectors
The PosiTest DFT is available in two different models.
The PosiTest DFT Ferrous model that measures non-magnetic coatings on steel.
Part No: DFTF-C
The PosiTest DFT Combo model that measures both non-magnetic coatings on steel AND non-conductive coatings on aluminium, brass, etc.
Part No: DFTC-C
What is a Coating Thickness Gauge?
A Coating Thickness Gauge, also often referred to as a paint meter, or paint depth gauge) is used to measure dry film thickness of a coating/paint on a number of different material substrates. It's a critical measurement in a wide number of industries.
Used throughout the automotive industry by manufacturers to check paint coatings are within specified tolerances
Body-shops & collision repair companies.
Paint detailers prior to machine polishing to check for previous repair & paint thicknesses.
And even for those making a purchase of a car to check for previous repairs carried out as paint thickness will always be higher from a previous repair than by the OEM.
A wide range of non-automotive uses, any industry that is using a paint/coating as part of a final stage for appearance & product life-span.
How does it work?
A question we often get asked, a coating thickness gauge works by sending a pulse through the coating to the substrate until it bounces back from the substrate to the transducer & this reading is then converted into a high-frequency electronic signal. The echo waveform is then analysed to determine the coating thickness.