Unique Thickness Gauge for Military Aircraft

NDT Systems developed this one-of-a-kind high precision thickness gauge for military applications. The fighter aircraft community deploys this instrument across the globe at local fighter wing facilities as well as remote or deployed areas. Recently, this capability has been offered to select organizations to perform these safety-of-flight inspections.

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  • Thickness measurement of dielectric (non-conductive) materials on non-magnetic metal substrates
  • Physical and chemical properties of the dielectric material have no effect on the response
  • Correction for minor conductivity fluctuations in metal substrate Easy to operate with only two controls
  • Rechargeable built-in battery power pack built-in charger


  • Plastic and rubber coating
  • Radomes and sonar domes
  • Heat shields and insulation
  • Metal chemical films
  • Cement-coated pipes
  • Epoxy coatings
  • Metal anodization
  • Paint and primer
  • Ceramic coatings
  • Ablative layers
  • Rubber sheet
  • Paperboard
  • Boat hulls
  • Fiberglass


Technical Specifications
Package TX1 unit, P3 probe, rechargeable battery, AC charger (110-240V), User manual, COC
Display High-contrast four-digit LCD
Dimensions 10in x 3.5in x 7in, 7lbs | 254mm x 89mm x 178mm, 3.2kg
Power source Built-in rechargeable battery pack or AC power
Battery lifetime Approximately 8 hours from full charge
Operating temp 32 F – 122 F (0 °C to 50 °C)
Storage temp 14 F – 140 F (-10 °C to 60 °C)
Connector type Special connector to work with P3 probe
Type Eddy-Current


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