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DFT PosiTest DFT Coating Thickness Gauge

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Positest DFT Coating Thickness Gauge
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The PosiTest DFT Coating Thickness Gage measures coatings on metal substrates. It is the economical choice that retains the uncompromising quality of PosiTest coating thickness and inspection instruments. Accurate and economical the DFT is the ideal instrument for Powder Coaters, Paint Applicators, Coating Inspectors... Easy-to-read oversized LCD display is reversible for reading when inverted.

Two Models

  • DFT-Ferrous
    measures non-magnetic coatings on steel.
  • DFT-Combo
    measures both non-magnetic coatings on steel AND non-conductive coatings on aluminum, brass, etc. Automatically recognizes the substrate and takes a measurement.

Ideal for

  • Powder Coaters
  • Paint Applicators and Contractors
  • Coating Inspectors
  • Automotive Detailers, Refinishers and Inspectors


  • Includes Long Form Traceable Calibration Certificate
  • Fast, repeatable measurements - 60+ readings per minute
  • Ready to measure - No adjustment required for most applications
  • Zero or 1 Point Calibration Adjustment for complex applications
  • Onscreen averaging for up to 99 readings
  • Strong, wear-resistant, ruby-tipped probe
  • V-groove in probe for positioning on cylindrical parts
  • High contrast color display
  • Adjustable display brightness for optimal visibility in all environments
  • Auto rotating display with rotation lock
  • Simple icon based menu
  • Handy RESET feature when no zero reference is available
  • Mils/microns switchable
  • Built-in wrist strap for added convenience and safety
  • Two year warranty

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Protective Pouch
- Pouch protects your PosiTest DFT while keeping it within easy reach
- Belt clip secures pouch on the belt
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Certified Plastic Shims


Measurement Range0 - 40 mils
0 - 1000 µm
Accuracy±(0.1 mils + 3%)
±(2 µm + 3%)
Size108 x 43 x 20 mm (4.25" x 1.7" x 0.8")
Weight54 g (1.9 oz.) without batteries
Conforms toISO 2178/2360/2808, ISO 19840, ASTM B244/B499/D7091/ E376/G12, BS3900-C5, SSPC-PA2 and others.
Warrenty2 Years

Complete Kit

The DFT comes complete with built-in probe, wrist strap, plastic shims, Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to PTB, hard shell storage case, AAA battery, instructions, and two (2) year warranty.
Positest DFT Coating Thickness Gauge Complete Kit


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PosiTest DFT Ferrous Coating Thickness Gauge - DFTF-C
PosiTest DFT Combo Ferrous/Non-Ferrous Coating Thickness Gauge - DFTC-C
Leather Pouch w/ Belt Clip
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