PaintChecker MOBILE LASER 

The PaintChecker MOBILE  LASER is a photothermal measuring device used for the non-contact and non destructive determination of coating thicknesses in accordance with DIN EN 15042-2. It is suitable for use with wet or dry organic coatings such as paints and glazes, both solvent and water-based, on various substrates, including metal, extruded rubber and ceramics.

Der PaintChecker mobile LASER - optische handgeführte Messtechnik in einer neuen Dimension
Made of aluminum, it is designed to be used manually and includes a laser that is safe for the eyes
as well as measurement data recording.
The fabricated cable that connects the sensor and the evalua-tion unit is 0.8 m in length.
 
Item
Value/Value range

Coating thickness range

typ. 1 - 300 μm (metallic substrate)*
typ. 0 -  60 μm (non-metallic substrate)*
Field size Ø = 0,5 mm
Repetition rate  max. 1 Hz*
Measuring period 64 .. 1.024 ms*
Laser class 1M
Laser power max. 0,5 W
Laser operating mode Pulsed operation
Resolution approx. 1% of current measuring value**
Messgenauigkei approx. 3% of current measuring value**
Measuring distance 16 mm
Distance tolerance ± 1 mm
Angle tolerance ± 15°
Dimensions  L = 110 mm, W = 25 mm
Weight approx. 50 g

* Depends on coating thickness/set of parameters
** Depends on paint/substrate combination

Sensor

With the lightweight, easy-to-use sensor, measurements can be made directly by hand.
With its optomechanical structure, the sensor can also be used in the immediate vicinity of the paint application.

Controller-Unit

The controller is contained in a rugged aluminum housing. All of the settings can be selected and modified conveniently with the membrane keypad using a context-related menu that is easy to understand. The measuring values are saved in measuring series for immediate or later use.
 
 
Item
 
    
     Value/Value range
Power supply  
     4 rechargeable batteries, Li-ion, Type 1450
Interface
     USB
Dimensions
     L x W x H = 180 x 80 x 42.5 mm
Weight
     approx. 700g
 
The USB connection is used for communicating with a PC. The software allows complete control over the measurement procedure and storage of measurement data.

Scope of delivery

The measuring system is delivered in a sturdy transport case.

The scope of delivery includes:

  • Sensor with connection cable
  • Controller unit with protective holster
  • Reference glass for calibration
  • Li-Ion rechargeable battery set (4 batteries)
  • Battery charger
  • Manual
  • Software + USB cable

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