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Easy to use paint thickness gauge

The PaintCheck is an easy to use paint thickness measurement gauge providing fast, non-destructive and accurate paint thickness measurements on iron/steel and non-ferrous metals e.g. aluminum. The thickness of the coating layer provides information about the coating structure, repaintings and fillings. If the measured coating thickness exceeds the standard thickness or if the measurements vary, the use of filler material for repair work or repaintings is indicated. Accident damages can therefore easily be detected with PaintCheck.

PaintCheck FN provides two established methods of coating thickness measurement: the magnetic and the eddy current method (DIN EN ISO 2178 and 2360). Both practices offer the highest degree of accuracy on thin coatings on steel, as well as on non-ferrous metals e.g. aluminum. The selection of the practice is made automatically when applying the probe. It is as fast, easy and universal as it gets.

Paintcheck are available in 3 model variants. All models grant easy and non-destructive paint thickness measurements, the high resolution guarantees a high accuracy. The PaintCheck family is ideally suited for car dealers, paint shops and surveyors.

Application areas

  • Car dealerships
  • Second-hand car dealerships
  • Paint shops
  • Surveyors
  • Oldtimer scene

Advantages at a glance

  • Easy single button handling - switch on and measure!
  • Fast and precise measurements
  • Measurements on flat and slighty curvatured surfaces
  • Calibration-free measurements
  • For measurements on iron/steel and non-ferrous metals
  • Automatic recognition of the substrate
  • Integrated probe for measurements on smooth, painted surfaces
  • 4-digit alphanumeric display
  • Large contact surface for safe positioning
  • Acoustic signal after measurement 
  • Selectable µm/mils
  • Automatic switch off function
  • 2 years warranty

Technical specifications PaintCheck family

Design integrated probe
Measuring range iron/steel PaintCheck FN:
0 - 2,000 µm

PaintCheck plus F:
0 - 3,000 µm

PaintCheck plus FN:
0 - 3,000 µm
Base material Iron/steel and non-ferrous metals
Accuray ± (3 µm + 5 % of measurement value)
Resolution PaintCheck:
0-1,000 µm: 1 µm
1,000 - 2,500 µm: 2 µm

PaintCheck plus:
0-1,000 µm: 1 µm
1,000 - 2,500 µm: 2 µm
2,500 - 3,000 µm: 5 µm
Calibration Not neccessary: factory calibrated
Display 4-digit alphanumeric, height 8 mm
Operating temperature 0° C to + 60 °C °C
Surface temperature -15 °C to + 60 °C
Dimensions 110 mm x 50 mm x 25 mm
Weight 90 g incl. batteries
Protection class IP 52 (protection against dust and dripping water)
Standards DIN, ISO, ASTM, BS
Recommended application Paint thickness measurement
Warranty 2 years

Limit values

Smallest curvature radius for convex surfaces 25 mm
Smallest curvature radius for concave surfaces 50 mm
Smallest operation height 125 mm
Smallest measurement area 40 x 40 mm
Smallest base material thickness – F 0.75 mm
Smallest base material thickness – N 0.25 mm

Scope of delivery

Lieferumfang Lackdickenmessgerät
  • Gauge PaintCheck FN, PaintCheck plus F or PaintCheck plus FN
  • Protective rubber Cover
  • Control foil
  • Steel zero-standard
  • Aluminum zero-standard
  • Carrying case
  • 2 batteries AAA
  • Instruction manual

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