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PosiTector® SST Soluble Salt Tester

Measures the Concentration of Soluble Salts on Metal Surfaces

Conforms to ISO 8502-6/8502-9, US Navy NSI 009-32, US Navy PPI 63101-000, AS 3894.6, IMO MSC.215(82), IMO MSC.244(83), SSPC Guide 15, ISO 11127-6, ASTM D4940


  • For use with all Bresle patch types including PosiPatch

  • 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)

  • Onscreen interface guides users through the Bresle test method

  • Automatic storage of a background (blank) measurement handy when performing multiple tests

  • Solvent, acid, oil, water and dust resistant - weatherproof

  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster with belt clip

  • Two year warranty on gage body and probe



New Body Features
  • Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip for comfortable, all-day inspection
  • Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation
  • Touchscreen keyboard for quickly renaming batches, adding notes, and more (Advanced only)
  • On-gage help explains menu items at the touch of a button
  • Instant-on feature powers up the gage in a fraction of a second if recently powered down
  • Weatherproof, dustproof, and water-resistant -IP65-rated enclosure and shock-absorbing rubber holster are ideal for the toughest environmental conditions including an unexpected rainstorm
  • Up to 30% longer battery life
  • Updated, stylized user interface retains the same familiar menu structure for easy one-handed menu navigation with or without gloves 
  • Universal 1/4"-20 mounting point for securing gage to optional belt clip and other accessories
  • Long Form Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included
  • Includes certified conductivity standard (calibration solution) to verify probe accuracy. Certificate included.
  • Automatic temperature normalization and sample temperature reporting
  • Conforms to national and international standards including ISO, NACE, SSPC, IMO and US Navy

  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector SST, 6000 III, 200, RTR, SPG, DPM, SHD and UTG probes easily converting from a soluble salt tester to a coating thickness gage, surface profile gage, dew point meter, Shore hardness durometer or ultrasonic wall thickness gage
  • Ideal for determination of water-soluble contaminants in non-metallic blast media
  • A selection of kits include everything needed to retrieve and analyze the concentration of soluble salts on surfaces
  • Adjustable for various patch volumes
  • Selectable display languages
  • High contrast reversible color LCD with backlit display
  • Uses alkaline or rechargeable batteries (built-in charger)

  • Tracks test duration in accordance with ISO 8502-6
  • Screen Capture - save screen images for record keeping and review
  • USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power
  • Every stored measurement is date, time and temperature stamped
  • Software updates via internet to keep your gage current
  • PosiSoft USB Drive - stored readings and graphs can be accessed using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required.
  • Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing and reporting data

Standard Model (includes all features above)
  • Storage of 250 readings - stored readings can be viewed or downloaded

Advanced Model (includes all features above)
  • Storage of 100,000 readings in up to 1,000 batches
  • Batch annotation - add notes and change batch names with onscreen QWERTY keyboard
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net and downloads software updates
  • Data transfer via USB to a PC or via Bluetooth Wireless
  • Technology to a mobile device, PC or printer
  • Store thickness, profile, environmental, wall thickness, hardness and salt contamination measurements in individual batches

Complete Probe Interchangeability

Technical Data

Technical Data
Range: 0 - 500 µS/cm, 0 - 2000 mg/m2, 0.0 - 200.0 µg/cm2
Resolution: 1 µS/cm*, 1 mg/m2, 0.1 µg/cm2
Accuracy: +/- 2 µS/cm (0 - 200 µS/cm)
+/- 10 µS/cm (201 - 500 µS/cm)
Temperature Range: 0 - 50° C (32 - 122° F)
Normalization Temperature: 25° C (77° F)
Test Cell Volume: 1 ml
* Hi Res Mode 0.1 µS/cm (0 - 200 µS/cm)
Size: 165 x 61 x 28 mm (6.5" x 2.4" x 1.1")
Weight: 140 g (4.9 oz.) without batteries

Instructions for Use

Brestle Test Screens
SST Screen

Ordering Guide

Ordering Guide
  Gage/Probe Only Kit P: PosiPatch Kit
Kit D: DeFelsko
Adhesive Patch Kit
Kit L: Latex
Adhesive Patch Kit
Standard Body + Probe2: CD-660101 CD-660110 CD-660120 CD-660130
Advanced Body + Probe2: CD-660201 CD-660210 CD-660220 CD-660230
Probe Only1: CD-660301 CD-660310 CD-660320 CD-660330
What’s Included: Nylon carrying case with shoulder strap
(CD-660101 and
PosiPatch (5), Magnetic Ring (Substitute the Flexible Magnetic Ring add /F to part number), Syringe and Plastic Tip (2), 500 ml DI Water, Cup (5) and Hard-shell Carrying Case
DeFelsko Adhesive
Patch (25)
Latex Adhesive
Patch (25)
Syringe and Needle (2), 500 ml DI Water, Cup (5) and Hard-shell Carrying Case
1 PosiTector SST Probe Only models come complete with: certified conductivity standard, foam swabs (5), Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, instructions, PosiSoft Software, two (2) year warranty.

2 PosiTector SST Standard/Advanced Body + Probe models come complete with: protective rubber holster, certified conductivity standard, foam swabs (5), Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, belt clip, wrist strap, 3 AAA alkaline batteries, instructions, protective lens shield, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, two (2) year warranty.


The innovative PosiPatch attaches to steel surfaces using unique magnetic ring. Like the standard Magnetic Ring, the Flexible Magnetic ring leaves no messy adhesive residue to clean. Intended for pipes and other tight diameters, it allows the PosiPatch to form a tight, leak-free seal on inside and outside diameters greater than 4 in. (10 cm).

The Standard Magnetic Ring continues to be included in all PosiPatch Kits and is the first choice for flat surfaces and curved surfaces with diameters greater than 40 in. (100 cm). Flexible Patch Minimum ID diameter is 4.5 inch. (12 cm).
Magnetic Ring
  • Measuring salt contamination in accordance with ISO 8502-6,9
  • Magnetic ring attaches to steel with no residue to clean - Standard ring for flat surfaces and diameters in excess of 40 in. (100 cm) - Flexible ring for ID/OD diameters > 4 in. (10 cm)
  • Automatic air removal through a watertight, air permeable membrane
  • No sharps, no needles! Safe, flexible dispensing tip mates with PosiPatch
  • Comparable price to latex patches
  • Reusable patent-pending PosiPatch saves time and money
  • Easy-to-use in any orientation
Magnetic Ring Magnetic Ring
Flexible Magnetic Posipatch Standard Magnetic Posipatch

Flexible Patch with Standard Magnetic Ring or Flexibile Magnetic Ring Technical Data
Test Area: 1250 mm2
Test Volume: 2.5 - 3 ml
Patch Diameter: 44.4 mm (1.75 in.)
Magnetic Ring Diameter: 66.9 mm (2.6 in.)
Background Contamination: < 3 mg/m2

PosiPatch Starter Kit - For use with existing conductivity meters. Try the revolutionary, reusable PosiPatch with a low cost trial pack. PosiPatch (5), Syringes (2), Dispensing tips (2), Magnetic Ring (Substitute the Flexible Magnetic Ring). PosiPatch Starter Kit
PosiPatch Starter Kit

Defelsko & Latex Patch

Magnetic Ring

Defelsko Patch
  • For measuring salt contamination in accordance with ISO 8502-6,9
  • Low-tack adhesive for easy patch removal with no residue to clean
  • Works on nearly any material or surface geometry
  • Latex-free
  • Lower cost than latex patch
  • Easy-to-use in any orientation
Magnetic Ring Latex Patch
ISO 8502-6 conforming latex patch with easy-open tabs and low-tack adhesive for easy removal.

DeFelsko Patch Technical Data
  Defelsko Patch Latex Patch
Test Area: 1250 mm2 1250 mm2
Test Volume: 2 - 3 ml 2 -15 ml
Dimensions: 50 mm x 50 mm
(1.97 in. x 1.97 in)
52 mm x 52 mm
(2.05 in. x 2.05 in)
Background Contamination: < 5 mg/m2 < 5 mg/m2

Abrasives Test Kit

PosiPatch Starter Kit

PosiPatch Starter Kit
17" x 14" x 6.75" (43 x 36 x 17 cm), 8.25 lbs.(3.7 kg)
  • Measures the concentration of soluble salts in blast cleaning abrasives
  • For use with the PosiTector SST or any existing conductivity meter
  • Quickly test abrasives for soluble salt contamination in the field or laboratory
  • Specifically designed for ASTM D4940 and ISO 11127-6 (Conforms to ASTM D4940 - Standard Test Method for Conductimetric Analysis of Water Soluble Ionic Contamination of Blast Cleaning Abrasives)
  • Includes everything required to measure abrasive contamination using a PosiTector SST or other conductivity meter
  • Portable - includes a durable, hard shell case
  • Includes certified conductivity standard (calibration solution) to verify meter accuracy. Certificate of Analysis included
Kit Contents
  • 600 ml glass beaker
  • 100 ml glass beaker
  • 600 ml plastic beaker
  • Plastic funnel
  • 60 ml Certified Conductivity Standard
  • 1 liter deionized water (type II)
  • 100 circle filters (125 mm)
  • Stainless steel mixing rod
  • Instruction card
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • Hard-shell carrying case

PosiTector SST Video



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 Item Prices
Standard Gage

Nylon carrying case with shoulder strap (CD-660101 and 660201only)
CD-660301 Probe Only $365.00
Kit P

PosiPatch (5), Standard Magnetic Ring (Substitute the Flexible Magnetic Ring add /F to part number), Syringe and Plastic Tip (2), 500 ml DI Water, Cup (5), Hard-shell and Carrying Case
CD-660110 Kit P, PosiPatch Kit with Standard Body and Probe $995.00
CD-660310 Kit P, PosiPatch Kit with Probe Only 715.00
CD-660401 PosiPatch Starter Kit (Substitute the Flexible Magnetic Ring add /F to part number) 250.00
CD-660423 Flexible Magnetic Ring for PosiPatch 145.00
14648 Standard Magnetic Ring 175.00
CD-660431 DeFelsko Adhesive Patch (25) + 1 needle 75.00
CD-660441 Latex Adhesive Patch (25) + 1 needle 95.00
CD-660471 Plastic Dispensing Tips (10 pack) - for use with the PosiPatch 35.00
CD-660473 Needles (10 pack) - for use with adhesive patches 10.00
CD-660475 3 ml syringes (10 pack) - for use with dispensing tips and/or needles 10.00
CD-660481 Certified Conductivity Standard (60 ml, 2 oz.) - 84 µS/cm calibration solution 35.00
CD-660483 Deionized Water (250 ml, 8 oz.) - purified, ion-free water 25.00
CD-960497 Deionized Water 1 L 40.00


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