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Elcometer 500 – Coating Thickness Gauge

The Elcometer 500 Coating Thickness Gauge, non-destructively measures 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