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Pocket Surfix Coating Thickness Gauge

Pocket Surfix Coating Thickness Gauge

Coating thickness gauges are suitable for rough on-site use as well as for laboratory measurements. They are user-friendly and the illuminated display makes it easy to read the measured values even in dark environments.

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The Surfix easy X are offered as Surfix easy X I with an integrated probe, and as Surfix® easy X E with external, firmly connected probe. Both variants are available as combination devices FN for coating thickness measurements on iron/steel and non-ferrous metals and as F-types for coating thickness measurements exclusively on iron/steel. Two proven measuring methods for the thickness measurement are applied: the magnetic and the eddy current process (DIN EN ISO 2178 and 2360). Both offer the highest precision even in the case of thin coatings, on steel as well as on non-ferrous metals. The FN types use both methods; The selection is done automatically when the probe is set on the measurement object.

Area of application

All probes of the Surfix® easy X family are designed with a V-groove thus enabling stable vertical positioning on level, cylindrical or curved surfaces. The gauges are use in many different industries and for various applications:

  • In Paint shops
  • For paint coatings and powder coating technology
  • For automotive assessment and in car Workshops
  • In steel construction, car manufacturing and ship Building
  • At reception areas for incoming goods
  • During the production process
  • At final inspection and quality assurance
  • In Laboratories

Advantages at a glance

  • Calibration-free measuring: just switch on and measure
  • Backlit Display for easy reading even in dark surroundings
  • “Zeroing” (One-point calibration) enable precise and accurate measurment on flat, rough and curved surfaces
  • Measurement on iron/steel and non-ferrous metals with automatic recognition of the base material
  • Online-statistic (number, average, standard deviation, min, max)
  • Large landing area for safe positioning
  • Acoustic signal when a reading is recorded
  • Switchabel unit µm/mils
  • Manufacturer testing certificate
  • 2 years warranty

Technical specifications Surfix® easy X gauges

Design optional integrated probe or external probe
Measuring range iron /steel 0 – 3,500 µm
Measuring range non-ferrous metals 0 – 3,000 µm
Accuracy ± 2 µm + 2% of value(higher value is applied)
Resolution 0 – 1,000 µm: 1 µm / 1,000 – 2,500 µm: 2 µm / 2.500 – 3,500 µm: 5 µm
Carbide pole tip
Calibration Factory-, zero calibration
Statistics Average, standard deviation, minimum, maximum
Display backlit,
4-digit alphanumeric, height 8 mm
Operating temperature 0° C to + 50 °C
Surface temperature –15 °C to + 60 °C
Dimension gauge 110 mm x 50 mm x 25 mm
Dimension probes I-models:
24 mm x 45 mm
Weight I-models:
90 g incl. batteriesE-models:
140 g incl. batteries
Protection class IP 52 (protection against dust and dripping water)
Standards DIN, ISO, ASTM, BS
Warranty 2 years

Limit values

Smallest curvature radius for convex surfaces 5 mm
Smallest curvature radius for concave surfaces 50 mm
Smallest operation height Surfix easy X I: 125mm

Surfix easy X E: 50mm

Smallest measurement area 10 x 10 mm
Smallest base material thickness – F 0.5 mm
Smallest base material thickness – N 50 µm

Included in kit

  • Surfix easy X gauge incl. probe
  • Rubber protection sleeve
  • Standard foil(s)
  • Zero standard(s) (steel/aluminium)
  • 2 batteries AAA
  • Operating manual
  • Manufacturer‘s certificate
  • Case

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