Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

  • Industrial Finishing
311-intro-image

The new Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter is the fastest automotive paint gauge on the market today, used to instantly measure paint thickness and provide an indication of the overall condition of paint work.

  • Summary
    • Summary

    • 311-statistics-key-features_2

      Statistics

      “The new Elcometer 311 doesn’t just take a thickness measurement”

      In addition to the paint thickness, the new Elcometer 311 Paint Meter displays the key statistical values used to assess the overall condition of the paint work; number of readings (n), average coating thickness (x), the lowest paint thickness (Lo) and the Elcometer Index Value (EIV)3.

      311-wireless-key-features_2

      Wireless Connectivity

      “Seamlessly connect to any PC, Android™ or iOS mobile device”

      As each measurement is taken, the new Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter can transmit the thickness value via Bluetooth® either straight into your inspection application or into ElcoMaster®, Elcometer’s mobile app, for instant report generation.

      311-guarantee

      2 Year Warranty**

      “Each gauge is designed to last”

      Robust, durable & weather resistant, the new Elcometer 311 is available with a 2 year manufacturer’s warranty; giving you a peace of mind.

      With instant material recognition, the Elcometer 311 FNF Paint Meter switches between steel and aluminium panels and is ideal for use in all weather conditions.

      The Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter allows the user to quickly identify vehicle’s damage not reported in public or commercial condition reports including:

      • hidden rework
      • vehicle impact damage
      • vehicle respray
      • filled body panels

      Compatible with ElcoMaster® software and ElcoMaster® Mobile App, individual paint thickness readings can be transferred via USB or Bluetooth®  to PC or a mobile device for analysis and instant report generation.

  • Key Features
    • Key Features

      Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

      Key features and benefits of the Elcometer 311 paint gauge include:

      • Fast reading rate of 60+ readings per minute significantly reduces inspection times
      • Switches instantly to measure coatings on steel & aluminium2
      • Ergonomic design gives you maximum comfort when measuring vehicles all day
      • Automatic temperature compensation accurately measures in desert or alpine conditions alike
      • Wirelessly connect the Elcometer 311 via Bluetooth® to your own inspection app or ElcoMaster® for seamless reporting1
      • Automatic rotating display allows you to read the thickness value on horizontal & vertical surfaces
      • Ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the screen brightness to your lighting condition
      • Dust & waterproof rugged design equivalent to IP64, ideal for measuring in wet or dry conditions
      • Large easy to read values in mils & microns
      • Scratch, solvent & water surfaces resistant colour display for protection against accidental damage

      Elcometer Index Value - EIV3

      The higher the EIV the more severe the PPW

      The EIV provides the inspector with a single number which illustrates the vehicle’s overall paint condition and establishes any previous paintwork (PPW) that may have been undertaken.

      Durable & impact resistant case clips straight onto your belt

      Measures on steel & aluminium body panels² 

      360° auto rotating display for measuring at any angle

      1 Available on the Elcometer 311 Model T only
      2 Elcometer 311 FNF models
      3 EIV Patent number US 7,606,671 B2
      ** Elcometer 311 gauges are supplied with a one year warranty against manufacturing defects.

      Elcometer 311 Model T: Made for iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad (3rd and 4th generation), iPad mini, iPad 2, and iPod touch (4th and 5th generation).

      “Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.

      iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Suitable for mobile devices running Android™ software version 2.1 and upwards. Android™ and Google Play  are trademarks of Google Inc.

  • Technical Information
    • Technical Specification
      Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter
      Model B Model B Model T Certificate
      Part Number A311CFBI A311CFNFBI A311CFNFTI
      Calibration test certificate supplied as standard
      Built in Probe Type Steel (F) Steel & Aluminium (FNF) Steel & Aluminium (FNF)
      Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
      Zero Calibration
      On Screen Statistics Number of readings (n), Mean/Average (x), Lowest reading (Lo), Elcometer Index Value (EIV)1
      Fast Accurate Reading Rate 60+ readings per minute
      Measurement Range 0-500μm / 0-20mils
      Accuracy ±5% or ±20μm (1.0mil)2
      Resolution 10μm (0.5mil)
      Minimum Substrate Thickness3 Steel: 800μm (30mils)
      Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
      Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
      Relative Humidity (RH) 0 to 95%
      Power Supply 2 x AA Batteries or via USB Cable (rechargeable batteries can also be used)
      Battery Life4 Alkaline: approximately 16 hours
      Lithium: approximately 24 hours
      Gauge Dimensions (h x w x d) 14.1 x 7.30 x 3.70cm (5.55 x 2.87 x 1.46”)
      Gauge Weight 156g (5.5oz) (including batteries)
      Packing List Elcometer 311 gauge, 2 x AA batteries, steel & aluminium check pieces5, calibration check foil, wrist strap, impact resistant carry case, calibration test certificate, operating instructions, 2 year warranty extension card6
      Model B
      Part Number A311CFBI
      Built in Probe Type Steel (F)
      Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
      Zero Calibration
      Model B
      Part Number A311CFNFBI
      Built in Probe Type Steel & Aluminium (FNF)
      Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
      Zero Calibration
      Model T
      Part Number A311CFNFTI
      Built in Probe Type Steel & Aluminium (FNF)
      Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
      Zero Calibration
      Certificate
      Calibration test certificate supplied as standard
      On Screen Statistics Number of readings (n), Mean/Average (x), Lowest reading (Lo), Elcometer Index Value (EIV)1
      Fast Accurate Reading Rate 60+ readings per minute
      Measurement Range 0-500μm / 0-20mils
      Accuracy ±5% or ±20μm (1.0mil)2
      Resolution 10μm (0.5mil)
      Minimum Substrate Thickness3 Steel: 800μm (30mils)
      Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
      Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
      Relative Humidity (RH) 0 to 95%
      Power Supply 2 x AA Batteries or via USB Cable (rechargeable batteries can also be used)
      Battery Life4 Alkaline: approximately 16 hours
      Lithium: approximately 24 hours
      Gauge Dimensions (h x w x d) 14.1 x 7.30 x 3.70cm (5.55 x 2.87 x 1.46”)
      Gauge Weight 156g (5.5oz) (including batteries)
      Packing List Elcometer 311 gauge, 2 x AA batteries, steel & aluminium check pieces5, calibration check foil, wrist strap, impact resistant carry case, calibration test certificate, operating instructions, 2 year warranty extension card6
      1 EIV Patent number US 7,606,671 B2
      2 Whichever is the greater
      3 For specified accuracy
      4 Using default settings & lithium batteries, alkaline or rechargeable batteries may differ
      5 F models: steel check piece; FNF models: steel & aluminium check pieces
      6 The Elcometer 311 is supplied with a 1 year warranty against manufacturing defects. The warranty can be extended free of charge to 2 years within 60 days of purchase.
      Calibration test certificate supplied as standard.
  • Standards
    • Standards
      Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

      ISO 2178, ISO 2808, ISO 2808-7C, ISO 2808-7D, ISO 2808-12A, ISO 2808-11B, ASTM E376, JIS K 5600-1-7, AS/NZS 1580.108.1

  • Downloads
    • Downloads
      • Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter Multi-Lingual Instruction Manual

      • Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter Datasheet

      • The New Elcometer 311 Model B Automotive Paint Meter Declaration of Conformity

      • The New Elcometer 311 Model T Automotive Paint Meter Declaration of Conformity

  • Part Numbers
    • Part Numbers
      Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter
      • Elcometer 311 Model B Ferrous Automotive Paint Gauge

        The Elcometer 311 Model B Automotive Paint Meter is used to instantly measure paint thickness on ferrous substrates and provide an indication of the overall condition of paintwork.

        • Model: Model B
        • Substrate Option: Ferrous (F)
        • Minimum Substrate Thickness: Steel: 800μm (30mils) , Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
        • Probe Option: Integral Probe
        • Part Number : A311CFBI
        • Certification : Calibration Test Certificate
      • Elcometer 311 Model B Dual FNF Automotive Paint Gauge

        The Elcometer 311 Model B Automotive Paint Meter is used to instantly measure paint thickness on both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates and switches between steel and aluminium panels automatically.

        • Model: Model B
        • Substrate Option: Dual (FNF)
        • Minimum Substrate Thickness: Steel: 800μm (30mils) , Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
        • Probe Option: Integral Probe
        • Part Number : A311CFNFBI
        • Certification : Calibration Test Certificate
      • Elcometer 311 Model T Dual FNF Automotive Paint Gauge

        The Elcometer 311 Model T Automotive Paint Meter is used to instantly measure paint thickness on both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates and switches between steel and aluminium panels automatically.

        • Model: Model T
        • Substrate Option: Dual (FNF)
        • Minimum Substrate Thickness: Steel: 800μm (30mils) , Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
        • Probe Option: Integral Probe
        • Part Number : A311CFNFTI
        • Certification : Calibration Test Certificate
  • Accessories
    • Accessories
      Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter
      • Part NumberT99916901
      • Part NumberT99022570-7A
      • Part NumberT99921325
      • Part NumberT99922341
      • Part NumberT99916925-1

Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

  • Industrial Finishing
311-intro-image

The new Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter is the fastest automotive paint gauge on the market today, used to instantly measure paint thickness and provide an indication of the overall condition of paint work.

311-statistics-key-features_2

Statistics

“The new Elcometer 311 doesn’t just take a thickness measurement”

In addition to the paint thickness, the new Elcometer 311 Paint Meter displays the key statistical values used to assess the overall condition of the paint work; number of readings (n), average coating thickness (x), the lowest paint thickness (Lo) and the Elcometer Index Value (EIV)3.

311-wireless-key-features_2

Wireless Connectivity

“Seamlessly connect to any PC, Android™ or iOS mobile device”

As each measurement is taken, the new Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter can transmit the thickness value via Bluetooth® either straight into your inspection application or into ElcoMaster®, Elcometer’s mobile app, for instant report generation.

311-guarantee

2 Year Warranty**

“Each gauge is designed to last”

Robust, durable & weather resistant, the new Elcometer 311 is available with a 2 year manufacturer’s warranty; giving you a peace of mind.

Summary

Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

With instant material recognition, the Elcometer 311 FNF Paint Meter switches between steel and aluminium panels and is ideal for use in all weather conditions.

The Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter allows the user to quickly identify vehicle’s damage not reported in public or commercial condition reports including:

  • hidden rework
  • vehicle impact damage
  • vehicle respray
  • filled body panels

Compatible with ElcoMaster® software and ElcoMaster® Mobile App, individual paint thickness readings can be transferred via USB or Bluetooth®  to PC or a mobile device for analysis and instant report generation.

Downloads
  • Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter Multi-Lingual Instruction Manual

  • Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter Datasheet

  • The New Elcometer 311 Model B Automotive Paint Meter Declaration of Conformity

  • The New Elcometer 311 Model T Automotive Paint Meter Declaration of Conformity

Key Features

Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

Key features and benefits of the Elcometer 311 paint gauge include:

  • Fast reading rate of 60+ readings per minute significantly reduces inspection times
  • Switches instantly to measure coatings on steel & aluminium2
  • Ergonomic design gives you maximum comfort when measuring vehicles all day
  • Automatic temperature compensation accurately measures in desert or alpine conditions alike
  • Wirelessly connect the Elcometer 311 via Bluetooth® to your own inspection app or ElcoMaster® for seamless reporting1
  • Automatic rotating display allows you to read the thickness value on horizontal & vertical surfaces
  • Ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the screen brightness to your lighting condition
  • Dust & waterproof rugged design equivalent to IP64, ideal for measuring in wet or dry conditions
  • Large easy to read values in mils & microns
  • Scratch, solvent & water surfaces resistant colour display for protection against accidental damage

Elcometer Index Value - EIV3

The higher the EIV the more severe the PPW

The EIV provides the inspector with a single number which illustrates the vehicle’s overall paint condition and establishes any previous paintwork (PPW) that may have been undertaken.

Durable & impact resistant case clips straight onto your belt

Measures on steel & aluminium body panels² 

360° auto rotating display for measuring at any angle

1 Available on the Elcometer 311 Model T only
2 Elcometer 311 FNF models
3 EIV Patent number US 7,606,671 B2
** Elcometer 311 gauges are supplied with a one year warranty against manufacturing defects.

Elcometer 311 Model T: Made for iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad (3rd and 4th generation), iPad mini, iPad 2, and iPod touch (4th and 5th generation).

“Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Suitable for mobile devices running Android™ software version 2.1 and upwards. Android™ and Google Play  are trademarks of Google Inc.

Technical Specification
Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter
Model B Model B Model T Certificate
Part Number A311CFBI A311CFNFBI A311CFNFTI
Calibration test certificate supplied as standard
Built in Probe Type Steel (F) Steel & Aluminium (FNF) Steel & Aluminium (FNF)
Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
Zero Calibration
On Screen Statistics Number of readings (n), Mean/Average (x), Lowest reading (Lo), Elcometer Index Value (EIV)1
Fast Accurate Reading Rate 60+ readings per minute
Measurement Range 0-500μm / 0-20mils
Accuracy ±5% or ±20μm (1.0mil)2
Resolution 10μm (0.5mil)
Minimum Substrate Thickness3 Steel: 800μm (30mils)
Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity (RH) 0 to 95%
Power Supply 2 x AA Batteries or via USB Cable (rechargeable batteries can also be used)
Battery Life4 Alkaline: approximately 16 hours
Lithium: approximately 24 hours
Gauge Dimensions (h x w x d) 14.1 x 7.30 x 3.70cm (5.55 x 2.87 x 1.46”)
Gauge Weight 156g (5.5oz) (including batteries)
Packing List Elcometer 311 gauge, 2 x AA batteries, steel & aluminium check pieces5, calibration check foil, wrist strap, impact resistant carry case, calibration test certificate, operating instructions, 2 year warranty extension card6
Model B
Part Number A311CFBI
Built in Probe Type Steel (F)
Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
Zero Calibration
Model B
Part Number A311CFNFBI
Built in Probe Type Steel & Aluminium (FNF)
Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
Zero Calibration
Model T
Part Number A311CFNFTI
Built in Probe Type Steel & Aluminium (FNF)
Live Data output via Bluetooth® or USB
Zero Calibration
Certificate
Calibration test certificate supplied as standard
On Screen Statistics Number of readings (n), Mean/Average (x), Lowest reading (Lo), Elcometer Index Value (EIV)1
Fast Accurate Reading Rate 60+ readings per minute
Measurement Range 0-500μm / 0-20mils
Accuracy ±5% or ±20μm (1.0mil)2
Resolution 10μm (0.5mil)
Minimum Substrate Thickness3 Steel: 800μm (30mils)
Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity (RH) 0 to 95%
Power Supply 2 x AA Batteries or via USB Cable (rechargeable batteries can also be used)
Battery Life4 Alkaline: approximately 16 hours
Lithium: approximately 24 hours
Gauge Dimensions (h x w x d) 14.1 x 7.30 x 3.70cm (5.55 x 2.87 x 1.46”)
Gauge Weight 156g (5.5oz) (including batteries)
Packing List Elcometer 311 gauge, 2 x AA batteries, steel & aluminium check pieces5, calibration check foil, wrist strap, impact resistant carry case, calibration test certificate, operating instructions, 2 year warranty extension card6
1 EIV Patent number US 7,606,671 B2
2 Whichever is the greater
3 For specified accuracy
4 Using default settings & lithium batteries, alkaline or rechargeable batteries may differ
5 F models: steel check piece; FNF models: steel & aluminium check pieces
6 The Elcometer 311 is supplied with a 1 year warranty against manufacturing defects. The warranty can be extended free of charge to 2 years within 60 days of purchase.
Calibration test certificate supplied as standard.
Standards
Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter

ISO 2178, ISO 2808, ISO 2808-7C, ISO 2808-7D, ISO 2808-12A, ISO 2808-11B, ASTM E376, JIS K 5600-1-7, AS/NZS 1580.108.1

Part Numbers
Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter
  • Elcometer 311 Model B Ferrous Automotive Paint Gauge

    The Elcometer 311 Model B Automotive Paint Meter is used to instantly measure paint thickness on ferrous substrates and provide an indication of the overall condition of paintwork.

    • Model: Model B
    • Substrate Option: Ferrous (F)
    • Minimum Substrate Thickness: Steel: 800μm (30mils) , Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
    • Probe Option: Integral Probe
    • Part Number : A311CFBI
    • Certification : Calibration Test Certificate
  • Elcometer 311 Model B Dual FNF Automotive Paint Gauge

    The Elcometer 311 Model B Automotive Paint Meter is used to instantly measure paint thickness on both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates and switches between steel and aluminium panels automatically.

    • Model: Model B
    • Substrate Option: Dual (FNF)
    • Minimum Substrate Thickness: Steel: 800μm (30mils) , Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
    • Probe Option: Integral Probe
    • Part Number : A311CFNFBI
    • Certification : Calibration Test Certificate
  • Elcometer 311 Model T Dual FNF Automotive Paint Gauge

    The Elcometer 311 Model T Automotive Paint Meter is used to instantly measure paint thickness on both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates and switches between steel and aluminium panels automatically.

    • Model: Model T
    • Substrate Option: Dual (FNF)
    • Minimum Substrate Thickness: Steel: 800μm (30mils) , Aluminium: 300μm (12mils) - FNF gauges only
    • Probe Option: Integral Probe
    • Part Number : A311CFNFTI
    • Certification : Calibration Test Certificate
   
Accessories
Elcometer 311 Automotive Paint Meter
  • Part Number: T99916901
  • Part Number: T99022570-7A
  • Part Number: T99921325
  • Part Number: T99922341
  • Part Number: T99916925-1