PosiTector 6000 System

At present, DeFelsko have over 70 models of coating thickness gages and inspection instruments, used for a wide variety of applications in a broad range of industries - all vastly popular throughout the world. With unequaled handling characteristics and easy, trouble-free operation. They are simple to use and employ leading-edge technology. They come complete with a 30-day money-back guarantee and a 2-year warranty.
What does a PosiTector do?

The PosiTector 6000 is a modular system that allows a inspector to test for multiple Parameters with one body that works with many different probes

What can the PosiTector 6000 measure?

Can measure Dry Film Thickness (DFT) up to 3 inches, surface profile (SPG), TestEx Tape Reader (RTRH) peak density (RTR3D), Relative Humidity/ Dew Point / Surface Temperature (DPM), Coating Hardness - Shore A and Shore D (SHD), Metal Thickness (UTG), Soluble Salts (SST)

What is the measurement range of the PosiTector 6000?

The range varies based on the probes that are chosen but they cover the range required by most inspectors in the coating industry.

How do you use the PosiTector 6000?

Simple to use with a built in help menu

What are the features of the PosiTector 6000?

Bright easy to use touch screen with auto rotate.  Large scroll button and no screwdriver required to change batteries.  Comes with rubber boot and soft or hard case.

How do I reset my PosiTector 6000?

Factory reset can be done from the menu or by holding the "+" key when turning on the meter.  - Note this will wipe out any saved readings.

Is the PosiTector 6000 calibrated at the factory?

Yes - it come with factory certification.  It is the requirement of inspectors to field calibrate instruments as required by project specifications.

How often should the PosiTector 6000 be recalibrated?

In general, instruments should be recertified annually.  Most of the probes should be recalibrated every time they are used

Do you require any formal training to use the PosiTector 6000?

No - but MTest will be happy to walk you through use of any of the instruments we sell.

What are the different PosiTector 6000 models?

There is a Standard and Advanced body as well as the Smartlink.

Other PosiTector products

DeFelsko Adhesion

DeFelsko Powder Coating Thickness

DeFelsko Holiday Pinhole Detection

DeFelsko Air Leak Detectors

And other DeFelsko Products

What are the advantages of DeFelsko products? 

DeFelsko is the only US manufacturer for DFT gauges.  We can recertify most of the DeFelsko instruments in house.

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    PosiTector® GLS   Gloss Meter Portable gloss measurement for all surface finishes Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation Weatherproof, dustproof, and water-resistant gage...
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  • 6000 Miscellaneous Accessories

    6000 Miscellaneous Accessories

    Probe Foot Rings Probe Foot Rings are ideal for use on thin, soft coatings. Protect coatings from unnecessary wear while using Scan or Fast mode to measure large objects ‍For use with all PosiTector 6000 'regular' separate...
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  • Full  SST Kit


    PosiPatch Starter Kit For use with existing conductivity meters. Try the revolutionary, reusable PosiPatch with a low cost trial pack. The PosiPatch Starter Kit can be purchased with either a Standard or Flexible magnetic ring...
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  • F Probe, N Probe, FN Probe, FT Probe, FS Probe, NS Probe, FNS Probe, NAS Probe, FTS Probe, FRS Probe, NRS Probe, FNRS Probe, F0S Probe, N0S Probe, F45S Probe, N45S

    Dry Film Thickness Gauge for Metal

    FEATURES   SIMPLE NEW Faster measurement speed — 60+ readings per minute Ready to measure — no calibration adjustment required for most applications Enhanced one-handed menu navigation Flashing display — ideal in a noisy...
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  • Soluble Salt Tester for measuring the concentration of soluble salts on metal surfaces
Measures the concentration of soluble salts (salt contamination) on metal surfaces in accordance with ISO 8502-6, 8502-9.

    SST Probes (No Kit)

    FEATURES   SIMPLE Conductivity probe specifically designed for ISO 8502-6,9 Displays test duration, sample temperature, conductivity (µS/cm) and surface density (mg/m2 or µg/cm2) Easy 1-2-3 gage interface guides users...
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  • The PosiTector Shore Hardnesss Durometer

    The PosiTector Shore Hardnesss Durometer

    PosiTector® SHD   Shore Hardness Durometers for the indentation hardness of non-metallic materials Handheld electronic instrument measures the indentation hardness of non-metallic materials. Two durometer models are available for...
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  • Replica Tape Reader Peak Density Gauge

    Replica Tape Reader Peak Density Gauge

    PosiTector® RTR 3D   Replica Tape Reader to Measure and Record 2D/3D Surface Profile Parameters Digital spring micrometers measure and record surface profile parameters using Testex Press-O-Film™ replica tape. Create a...
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  • PosiTector® RTR Replica Tape Reader

    PosiTector® RTR Replica Tape Reader

    SIMPLE Automatically subtracts the 50.8 μm (2 mil) incompressible film from all readings Minimizes inspector workload by reducing the number of replicas needed to ensure accuracy. See linearized peak height (HL) High contrast,...
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  • IR Temperature Probe for Positector 6000

    IR Temperature Probe for Positector 6000

    PosiTector® IRT   Infrared Thermometer Non-contact surface temperature measurement Button-activated laser pointer for accurate targeting Selectable emissivity values - choose from 7 preset material options, set a custom...
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  • Barcol Hardness Impressor

    Barcol Hardness Impressor

    PosiTector® BHI   Barcol Hardness Impressor Measures the hardness of soft metals such as aluminum, aluminum alloys, copper, brass, and other materials such as harder plastics, and fiber-reinforced plastic Easy-to-read digital...
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    PosiTector® DPM L   DEW POINT METER LOGGER Magnetic probe attaches to steel structures for monitoring climatic conditions. Measures and records climatic conditions including: relative humidity, air temperature, surface temperature, dew...
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  • PosiTestor Dew Point Meter

    PosiTestor Dew Point Meter

    PosiTector® DPM   Dew Point Meters for Environmental Monitoring Measures and records climatic conditions including: Relative humidity, air temperature, surface temperature, dew point temperature, wind speed and difference between...
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  • Telescopic Probe Extender

    Telescopic Probe Extender

    Telescopic Probe Extender This lightweight, portable device increases the reach of PosiTector 6000 regular cabled probes up to 124 cm (49"), ergonomically measuring overhead or underfoot. Includes a built-in mount for securing the...
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  • DeFelsko Surface Profile Probe

    DeFelsko Surface Profile Probe

    PosiTector® SPG   Surface Profile Gages for Blasted Steel, Textured Coatings and Concrete Profile Digital depth micrometer measures and records peak to valley surface profile heights Solvent, acid, oil, water, and dust resistant –...
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  • DeFelsko PosiTector Flex Ring

    SST Standard or Flex Ring

    STANDARD RING - for flat surfaces or curved surfaces over 40 inches in diameter. FLEX RING - For flat or curved surfaces down to 4 inches in diameter. Smaller than list - look at the DeFelsko Bresle patches.    
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  • Positector 6000 Standard/Advanced Body

    Positector 6000 Standard/Advanced Body

    NEW Features   NEW Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip for comfortable, all-day inspection NEW Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu...
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  • DeFelsko Bresle Patch

    DeFelsko Posipatch and Bresle Patch

    PosiPatch Reusable patch with Standard or Flexible magnetic ring PosiPatches (24) - for use with PosiTector SST PosiPatch Kits - SSTPATCHP24   PosiPatches (5) - for use with PosiTector SST PosiPatch Kits...
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