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QNix® 8500 Series Coating Thickness Gauges

QNix 8500 Series Coating Thickness Gauge


The QNix® 8500 is our modular coating thickness gauge with measured value memory, statistics functionalities, software evaluation and interchangeable probes. It is suitable for almost every area of application in coating thickness measurement and is very robust. You also benefit from easy operation and of course from precise and quick measurement results.




  • Two versions available
    • Basic - Our modular gauge with measured value memory for up to 100 measurements.
    • Premium - Our modular gauge with no limits. Measured value memory for up to 30,000 measured values in up to 250 measurement blocks. Combined measurement of Fe/NFe duplex coatings.
  • Automatically turns on and off and can be operated with one hand
  • Designed for continual use: ergonomic design, key field and arm strap (optional)
  • Manual and automatic substratum switching
  • A combined measurement for zinc and the surface layer in one measurement procedure
  • Can be used around the world: you can select 3 of 23 available languages
  • Save up to 30,000 measured values in over 200 memory blocks
  • No tangled cables and no wear and tear on plugs: wireless data transfer between the gauge and the PC
  • Read out the handheld gauge’s memory
  • Flexible assessments and further processing: Microsoft Excel export
  • Modular device system for standard, wireless and pen probes
  • Measurements, data transfer and limit value violations with a two-colour LED
  • Easy to read, even in poor light and strong sunlight - high-resolution, backlit LCD with large numbers
  • Polished ruby measuring head tip protects the measuring probe and the surfaces to be measured


Technical Data

Technical Data
Measuring Principle: Fe: Magnetic induction - (ISO 2178)
NFe: Eddy current - (ISO 2360)
Probe Type: Interchangeable: Standard probes, wireless probes, MI pen probe (thin layer)
Switching Units: µm/mil
Period Between Measurements: 500 ms - 1600 ms
Measurement Value Display: From 0 - 999 in µm, in mm as of 1000 µm
Display Resolution: 0.1 µm in the 0 - 100 µm range
1 µm in the 100 - 999 µm range
0.01 mm starting at 1000 µm
Display: Backlit LCD
Operating Temperature Range: 0 - 50°
Permissible Storage Temperature: -10 - 60°C
Power Supply: 2 x 1.5 V batteries (type AA alkaline)
Dimensions Without Probe (L x W x H): 90 x 65 x 30mm
Weight incl. Batteries (Without Probe): 114 g
  8500 Basic 8500 Premium
Basic Functions
Backlit LCD:
Display Alignment: Normal/Rotated
Display Resolution: Normal Low/normal/high
Acoustic Measurement Confirmation:
Unit Switch µm/mil:
Date and Time Display:
Measurement Fuctions
Automatic Substrate Switch:
Manual Substrate Switch:
Individual Measurement:
Upper/Lower Limit:
Upper/lower Limit Configurable for Each Memory Block:  
Continual Measurements:  
Combined Measurement (Duplex Coatings):  
Memory Functions
Number of Measured Values: Up to 100 Up to 30.000 (max. 2.000 per Block)
Number of Blocks: 1 250
Block Name - Information - Upper/Lower Limit:  
Statistic Fuctions
Statistic Evaluations: Average, Standard Deviations, max., min.:
Statistic Evaluations in Block/Blocks:
QNix® PC Software and USB Wireless Interface Adapter: Optional
Calibration Functions
Number of Own Calibrations (single-point/two-point/zero-point): 1 100
Zero-point Calibration on Reference Plate:
Average Zero Reference:  



Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
Item Number Description Prices
DF-761603 QNix 8500 Premium Body gage only 773.00


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