Product Spotlight: Phase II PTG-4000 Coating Thickness Gauge

coating thickness gauge

In this post, you will find out more about an excellent coating thickness gauge that can make this task easier. Introducing the Phase II PTG-4000 Coating Thickness Gauge. Coating thickness gauges or paint meters are typically utilized to measure a product’s dry film thickness. Also known as DFT, it is one of the most measurements in the coatings sector. This type of information significantly impacts the chosen coating process, cost, overall and quality. In addition, DFT measurements can help determine the overall service lifespan of a coating, the product’s performance / appearance, and ensure compliance with International Standards.

DFT can be measured via two methods: non-destructive and destructive. The former involves using a cutter to cut a coating to the substrate. The latter involves using magnetic induction techniques that do not damage the coating and substrate. In addition, it is recommended when taking measurements on magnetic and non-magnetic metal surfaces such as aluminum and stainless steel. If you want to measure coating thickness on metallic substrates, consider using digital coating thickness gauges.

About Phase II

Phase II was founded in 1981 and is recognized as a leading manufacturer of cutting tools, precision measuring tools, material testing instrumentation, machine tool accessories, and other shop supplies. The company also has a world-class reputation for service and quality. It is comprised of in-house application specialists who can guide customers through product selection and maintenance. Today, Phase II provides specialty product manufacturing and development solutions. This means that they can work with customers on any type of merchandise from design stage through completion. In addition to providing precision measuring tools, Phase II specializes in gage calibration and certifications services as well.

Enjoy complete peace of mind knowing that Phase II is a reputable brand because it has exhibited in major tradeshows throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. Phase II is also affiliated with the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), the American Measuring Tool Manufacturers Association (AMTMA), and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International).

Features of the Phase II PTG-4000 Coating Thickness Gauge

Here is a quick look at some of the top features of the Phase II PTG-4000 Coating Thickness Gauge:

  • Works for ferrous and non-ferrous substrates
  • Comes with a full-color display and flip screen feature
  • Range: 0-50 mills / 0-1,250 microns (in terms of mean, min, max, and deviation)
  • Weighs 2.4 oz. (without batteries)
  • 100 x 52 x 29mm
  • Requires 2-AAA batteries to operate
  • 302 degrees Fahrenheit max surface temperature of test object
  • Min. substrate thickness: 2 mils for non-ferrous materials and 20 mils for ferrous materials
  • 30mm (concave) and 3mm (convex) min. radius of curvature
  • 5mm x 5mm min. measuring area
  • Selectable single or continuous measurement option
  • Available statistics such as mean, min, max, and deviation
  • +/-3%+0.1 mil accuracy
  • 0.1 mils resolution

Get the Phase II PTG-4000 Coating Thickness Gauge from Willrich Precision!

Willrich Precision has been in business for over four decades and offers Phase II PTG-4000 coating thickness gauges at very competitive rates. Our products are used by technicians from a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, medical, pharmaceuticals, energy, automotive, military, and more.

If you wish to know more about the Phase II PTG-4000 Coating Thickness Gauge, do not hesitate to talk to a Willrich specialist today!

by George Chitos

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