Product Description

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges

The watchwords for the Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges are: accuracy, simplicity, versatility and durability. Making this a true state of the art hand held measuring system packed with time-saving and cost-cutting features. Available as a standard and top model, the unit’s large memory stores up to 10,000 readings in batches, and data can be output to PC, data-logger or printer as required.

With a comprehensive range of Probe Modules available, simply select the most appropriate for the application. All modules are supplied with calibration foils.

  • ±1% or 1μm, whichever is the greater, accuracy
  • Rugged aluminium case designed for the toughest environments
  • ElcoMaster® supplied.
  • Full statistical analysis – mean standard deviation, number of readings, highest and lowest value
  • RS232 output
  • Date and time stamp

Each gauge is supplied without a probe allowing the choice of the correct probe for the relevant applications

The Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges can be used in accordance with:

  • IMO MSC.215(82)
  • IMO MSC.244 (83)
  • ISO 1461
  • ISO 19840
  • ISO 2063
  • ISO 2360
  • ISO 2808-6A
  • ISO 2808-6B
  • ISO 2808-7C
  • ISO 2808-7D
  • ISO 2808-12
  • ISO 2808-12
  • AS 2331.1.4
  • AS 3894.3-B
  • AS/NZS 1580.108.1
  • ASTM B 244
  • ASTM B 499
  • ASTM D 1186-B
  • ASTM D 1400,
  • ASTM D 7091
  • ASTM E 376
  • ASTM G 12
  • BS 3900-C5-6A
  • BS 3900-C5-6B
  • BS 5411-3
  • BS 5411-11
  • BS 5599,
  • DIN 50981
  • DIN 50984
  • ECCA T1
  • EN 13523-1
  • NF A49-211
  • NF T30-124
  • SS 184159
  • SSPC PA 2
  • US Navy PPI 63101-000
  • US Navy NSI 009-32

The Standards not in bold have been superseded but are still recognised in some industries

 

Specifications

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges – Specifications

Part Number Description
A355—-S Elcometer 355 Standard Coating Thickness Gauge
A355—-T Elcometer 355 Top Coating Thickness Gauge
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature -10°C to 60°C
Dimensions 175 x 83 x 42mm
Weight 650g
Reading Speed 40 readings per minute
Data Output RS232C Serial or Parallel Output via D25 Type Connector (Female)
Memory Standard: 5,000 reading memory in pre-set batches
Top: 10,000 reading memory in up to 200 batches (individually calibrated)
Battery Type 3 x 1.5V AA Cells (Alkaline) or 3 x 1.5V Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable cells
Battery Life Minimum: 40 hours with alkaline batteries, 20 hours with rechargeable batteries
Certificate available Certificate of Test – for variable calibration equipment and supplied with readings.
A Certificate of Inspection states the instrument is tested in accordance with our procedures


Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges Packing List:

  • Elcometer 355 Top or Standard Gauge
  • leather carry case
  • 3 x AA batteries
  • ElcoMaster® software
  • PC cable
  • Operating instructions

Data Sheet

Standards

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges – Standards

The Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges can be used in accordance with:

  • IMO MSC.215(82)
  • IMO MSC.244 (83)
  • ISO 1461
  • ISO 19840
  • ISO 2063
  • ISO 2360
  • ISO 2808-6A
  • ISO 2808-6B
  • ISO 2808-7C
  • ISO 2808-7D
  • ISO 2808-12
  • ISO 2808-12
  • AS 2331.1.4
  • AS 3894.3-B
  • AS/NZS 1580.108.1
  • ASTM B 244
  • ASTM B 499
  • ASTM D 1186-B
  • ASTM D 1400,
  • ASTM D 7091
  • ASTM E 376
  • ASTM G 12
  • BS 3900-C5-6A
  • BS 3900-C5-6B
  • BS 5411-3
  • BS 5411-11
  • BS 5599,
  • DIN 50981
  • DIN 50984
  • ECCA T1
  • EN 13523-1
  • NF A49-211
  • NF T30-124
  • SS 184159
  • SSPC PA 2
  • US Navy PPI 63101-000
  • US Navy NSI 009-32

The Standards not in bold have been superseded but are still recognised in some industries

Accessories

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges – Accessories

Elcometer 355 Probe Accessories
Jumbo Hand Grip
Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge Jumbo Hand Grip Ideal for precision placement for the most accurate results on flat and curved surfaces. Place the probe inside the Jumbo Hand Grip and take measurements – ideal when wearing gloves.
T9997766- Jumbo Hand Grip – F and N Probes
Use with the following Elcometer 355 probes:
F1 Standard, F2 Standard, F4 Standard, F5 Rebar, N1 Standard
V-Probe Adaptor
Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge V-Probe Adaptor Ideal for precision placement for the most accurate results on medium and large diameter curved surfaces such as pipes and cylinders.
T9997381 V-Probe Adaptor – F and N Probes
Use with the following Elcometer 355 probes:
F1 Standard, F2 Standard, F4 Standard, F5 Rebar, N1 Standard
Soft Material / Blanket Probe
Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge Soft Material/Blanket Probe Ideal for taking precision readings on soft coatings or printing blankets. The wide, flat base design acts as a load spreader, reducing the total force at a single point.
T35511963 Soft Material / Blanket Probe for the Elcometer 355
Probe Placement Jig
Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge Probe Placement Jig For the most reliable and repeatable coating thickness measurements, making the gauge score highly in repeatability and reproducibility studies. Ideal for small and large components alike. The probe placement jig is supplied with a probe housing to suit standard F1, F2, F4, F5 and N1 probes. Housings to suit other probes are available as optional accessories.
T95012880 Probe Placement Jig
T95013028 Component Hand Vice – a simple vice to hold small components
T95012888 Cable Release Assembly – ideal for remote measurements
T95015589 N4 Probe Adaptor – must be purchased for use with N4 Probes
Use with the following probes:
F1 Standard, F2 Standard, F4 Standard, F5 Rebar, N1 Standard and N4 Standard

 

Probe Options

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge Probe Options

Elcometer 355 Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Probes

Unique probe modules allow the Elcometer 355 Standard Coating Thickness Gauges to be versatile and flexible for any measurement application.
Probe modules can be freely interchanged as required for both ferrous (F) and non-ferrous (N) metal substrates.
Most probe modules are capable of an accuracy of ±1% of the reading on a variety of coatings and surfaces.
Telescopic probes extend from 410mm  to 1100mm.

Part Number Probe Measuring Range Accuracy Range Steps Resolution
Description
F1 Probes
T35511952 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F1 Standard Probe T35511952 0-1500µm ±1% or ±1µm 0-200µm 0.1µm
F1 Standard 200-500µm 0.5µm
T35511953 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F1 Right Angle Probe T35511953 500-1500µm 1.0µm
F1 Right Angle
T35511959 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F1 Telescopic Probe T35511959
F1 Telescopic
T35512400 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F1A (Automotive) Probe T35512400
F1A (Automotive)
F2 Probes
T35511954 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F2 Standard Probe T35511954 0-5mm ±1% or ±5µm 0-500µm 2µm
F2 Standard 500-5000µm 5µm
T35511955 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F2 Right Angle Probe T35511955
F2 Right Angle
T35511960 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F2 Telescopic Probe T35511960
F2 Telescopic
F3 Probes
T35511956 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F3 Standard Probe T35511956 0-13mm ±2% or ±30µm 0-1000µm 5µm
F3 Standard 1-13000µm 10µm
F4 Probes
T35511950 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F4 Standard Probe T35511950 0-250µm ±1% or ±1µm 0-250µm 0.1µm
F4 Standard
T35511951 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F4 Right Angle Probe T35511951
F4 Right Angle
(long)
T35513511 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F4 Right Angle Probe T35513511
F4 Right Angle
(short)
F5 Probes
T35511962 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F5 (Rebar) Probe T35511962 0-800µm ±1% or ±2µm 0-800µm 1µm
F5 (Rebar)
F6 Probes
T35511964 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge F6 Standard Probe T35511964 0-25mm ±2% or ±100µm 0-500µm 10µm
F6 Standard 5000-25000µm 50µm
N1 Probes
T35511982 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge N1 Standard Probe T35511982 0-1500µm ±1% or ±1µm 0-200µm 0.1µm
N1 Standard 200-500µm 0.5µm
500-1500µm 1.0µm
T35511983 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge N1 Right Angle Probe T35511983
N1 Right Angle
N2 Probes
T35511984 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge N2 Standard Probe T35511984 0-5mm ±1% or ±15µm 0-500µm 2µm
N2 Standard 500-5000µm 5µm
N4 Probes
T35511980 Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauge N4 Standard Probe T35511980 0-250µm ±1% or ±1µm 0-250µm 0.1µm
N4 Standard

 

Instruction Manual

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges – Instruction Manual

Elcometer 355 Modular Coating Thickness Gauges Instruction Manual