is a portable coating thickness gauge?
purposes of this guide a portable coating thickness gauge is defined
as a measuring instrument for coatings on metal substrates which can
be carried in one hand and is either manually operated or battery powered.
principles of such instruments vary but are either magnetic or magnetic
induction for coatings on steel and eddy current for coatings on non-ferrous
metals. There are several subdivisions of the market for coating thickness
gauges, mechanical or electronic, single mode or dual mode, simple or
fully featured etc....
has been compiled to provide information so that you can select the
instrument most suitable for your application. Please read on to decide
which gauge is right for you.....