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PosiTector® Replica Tape Readers - RTRH & RTR3D

Positector Replica Tape Readers RTRH

PosiTector RTR
Positector Replica Tape Readers RTR3D

PosiTector RTR 3D



Testex Replica Tape

The PosiTector Replica Tape Reader gages measure and record surface profile parameters using replica tape. For use with Testex™ Press-O-Film™ Replica Tape - Digital spring micrometer measures and records peak to valley surface profile height using replica tape.



Both Models
  • Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation
  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings
  • Weatherpoof, dustproof, and water-resistant, IP65-rated enclosure
  • Rugged indoor/outdoor instrument, ideal for field or laboratory use
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster for added impact resistance
  • Two year warranty on gage body AND probe
  • On-gage help explains menu items at the touch of a button
  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector 6000200RTRSPGDPMIRTSSTUTGSHDBHI, and GLS probes easily converting from a coating thickness gage to a surface profile gage, dew point meter, soluble salt tester, ultrasonic wall thickness gage, hardness tester, or gloss meter
  • Mils/Microns switchable
  • Selectable display languages
  • Screen Capture, save 100 screen images for record keeping and review
  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped
  • Up to 30% longer battery life
  • Auto rotating display with Flip Lock
  • USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included
  • PosiSoft USB Drive - stored readings and graphs can be accessed using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required.
  • Conforms to national and international standards including ISO and ASTM
  • Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip

Positector RTR H

  • Measures peak height (HL)
  • Software Solutions for viewing, analyzing & reporting data
  • Software Updates via web keep your gage current
  • Automatically subtracts the 50.8 μm (2 mils) incompressible film from all readings
  • Minimizes inspector workload by reducing the number of replicas needed to ensure accuracy
  • Produces a more accurate peak-to-valley height measurement. (HL)
  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to PTB included (Long Form)
  • Statistics mode continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max, and number of readings while measuring
  • Instant-on feature quickly powers up the gage if recently powered down

Positector RTR 3D

  • Measures peak height (HL) and common 2D/3D profile parameters such as Ra, Rz, Sq, Spd, and more
  • Ideal for measuring on flat, curved, or irregular surfaces
  • Certificate of Calibration (containing Ra and Rt measurements) showing traceability to an accredited national laboratory included
  • Calculates and records all fourteen 2D and 3D parameters (below) with each measurement
  • Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing, analyzing & reporting data
  • Apply short and long cutoff filters and discard lengths to optimize the analysis for a specific application
  • Orient the 2D trace between horizontal, vertical, and diagonal (XY, YX)

Positector Complete Probe Interchangeability

Complete Probe Interchangeability

Positector Replica Tape Reader Case

Technical Data

RTRH Peak Height Technical Data
Range: 20-115 µm (0.8 - 4.5 mils)
Accuracy: ±5 µm (±0.2 mils)
Resolution: 1 µm (0.1 mil)
RTR3D Technical Data
Measuring Range: (H) 20 - 115 µm / 0.8 - 4.5 mils
Rt) 10 - 115 µm / 0.4 - 4.5 mils
Minimum Roughness (Ra): 2 µm / 0.08 mil
Accuracy: (H) +5 µm / +0.2 mil
(Rt)* +(5 µm + 5%) / +(0.2 mil+ 5%)
(Ra)* +(0.25 µm + 5%) / +(0.01 mil + 5%)
Anvil Pressure: 1.1 Newtons / 110 grams-force
Anvil Size: Ø6.25 mm / Ø0.25 inch
Field of View: 3.8 x 3.8 mm / 0.149 x 0.149 inch
Lateral Sampling: 3.7 µm 0.145 mil
Vertical Resolution: 100 nm - 2D/3D
10 nm - SDF
3.93 µin - 2D/3D
0.393 µin - SDF
Resolution: 0.1 µm 0.01 mil
2D Parameters - 'R' - Profile Parameters: Ra Roughness Average
Rq Root mean square roughness
Rp Maximum Profile Peak Height
Rv Maximum Profile Valley Depth
Rt Total Profile Height
Rz Average Maximum Height of the Profile
Rpc Peak Count per unit length
3D Parameters - 'S' - Height/Amplitude: H Average maximum peak-to-valley height
Sa Average roughness
Sq Root mean square roughness
Sz Maximum area peak-to-valley height
Sp Maximum area peak height
Sv Maximum valley depth
Spd Areal peak density
* When measured using Optical Grade X-Coarse Replica Tape

Model Selection

Standard Models - Includes ALL features previously listed plus...

  • Storage of 1,000 readings per probe - stored readings can be viewed or downloaded

Advanced Models - Includes ALL features previously listed plus...

  • Storage of 250,000 readings from multiple probes in up to 1,000 batches
  • Live graphing of measurement data
  • Touchscreen keyboard for quickly renaming batches, adding notes, and more
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net and downloads software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Technology for data transfer to a mobile device running the PosiTector
  • App or optional portable printer. BLE API available for integration into third-party software.
  • Integrate with third-party software, drones, ROVs, PLCs, and robotic devices using several industry-standard communication protocols
  • Download high resolution Surface Data Files (.SDF) for analysis in the included PosiSoft or third-party software (RTR 3D Only)
  • Generates two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) thumbnail images. Ideal for inclusion into reports and confirming consistent blasting results. (RTR 3D Only)



Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US    For tax exempt orders please call us at 954-946-9454
Item Number Item Prices

RTRH Models - Stainless steel burnishing tool, cleaning card (5), check shim, surface cleaning putty, protective rubber holster with belt clip, wrist strap, 3 AAA alkaline batteries, instructions, nylon carrying case with shoulder strap, protective lens shield, Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, USB cable, two (2) year warranty. Replica Tape sold separately.

RTR3D Models - One roll of Optical Grade X-Coarse tape, stainless steel burnishing tool, burnishing ball, 5 cleaning cards, check shim(s), replica tape holder, microfiber cleaning cloth, surface cleaning putty, protective rubber holster with belt clip, wrist strap, 3 AAA alkaline batteries, instructions, nylon carrying case with shoulder strap, protective lens shield, Long Form Certificate of Calibration (containing Ra and Rt values) traceable to an accredited national laboratory, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, two (2) year warranty on body and probe.

SU-652101 PosiTector RTR Tape Reader Std
SU-652113 PosiTector RTR Tape Reader Adv 1,125.00
SU-652135 PosiTector RTR Tape Reader Probe 405.00
SU-652115 PosiTector RTR3D Tape Reader, Adv 2,715.00
Testex™ Press-O-Film™ Replica Tape
SU-POFC Coarse Press-O-Film Tape, 50 Impressions, 0.8 to 2.5 Mil Range
SU-POFX X-Coarse Press-O-Film Tape, 50 Impressions, 1.5 to 4.5 Mil Range
DF-656621 PosiTector SmartLink - Click for more info 520.00
SU-652141 Cleaning Card (20) 30.00
SU-652143 Cleaning putty (5) 20.00
SU-652145 Burnishing Tool 10.00
SU-652147 Check Shim 25.00
SU-652151 Certified Positector RTR Shim Set 110.00
SmartLink will NOT work with RTR3D models


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