Elcometer 500 Coating Thickness Gauge

The Elcometer 500 Coating Thickness Gauge reliably and non-destructively measures (up to 10mm) the thickness of coatings on concrete and other similar substrates.
These include: Drywall / Plasterboard, cinder block, concrete block, brick, and other cementitious substrates.


Using state of the art ultrasonic technology, the Elcometer 500 can accurately, repeatably, reliably and non-destructively measure coatings, from 150µm up to 10mm (6 to 390mils) thick.

The Elcometer 500 is available in two models:

Model B: 

  • Choice of calibration methods
  • High and low reading resolution
  • Rolling statistics (Number of Readings, Mean, Lowest Reading, Highest Reading, Standard Deviation and Coefficient of Variation)
  • Fast reading rate: 60+ readings per minute
  • USB live reading data output to PC using ElcoMaster® software

Model T: All the features of the Model B plus: 

  • Full statistics
  • 100,000 reading memory in up to 1,000 batches
  • Limit memories
  • Fast reading rate: 
  • 60+ readings per minute, standard mode
  • 140+ readings per minute in scan mode
  • Run chart, bar graph and reading and differential mode with pass/fail indication
  • USB and Bluetooth data output to ElcoMaster® and ElcoMaster® Mobile Apps for iOS∆ and Android™ devices

Please note, the Elcometer 500 coating thickness gauge requires the purchase of separate probes in order to function. This listing is for the main unit only - probes are available separately.


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Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C
Power Supply 2 x AA batteries
Battery Life Alkaline: ~15 hours, Lithium: ~28 hours

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