PaintChecker MOBILE INFRARED

The PaintChecker MOBILE INFRARED 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 extruded, high-strength plastic, it is designed to be
used manually and includes an infrared light source that is
safe for the eyes as well as measurement data recording.
The fabricated cable that connects the sensor and the controller 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 = 1 mm
Repetition rate  max. 1 Hz*
Measuring period 64 .. 2.048 ms*
Risk group 1
Laser power max. 1,5 W
Laser operating mode Pulsed operation
Resolution approx. 1% of current measuring value**
Messgenauigkei approx. 3% of current measuring value**
Measuring distance 35 mm
Distance tolerance ± 3 mm
Angle tolerance ± 15°
Dimensions  L = 160 mm, W = 50 mm
Weight approx. 225 g
* Depends on coating thickness/set of parameters
** Depends on paint/substrate combination

Sensor

With the ergonomic, lightweight 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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