Elcometer 208 & 208DL Ultrasonic ThruPaint™ Thickness Gauge - Discontinued


Replaced by the Elcometer MTG

Rugged & repeatable hand-held gauges designed to non destructively measure the thickness of metal substrates whilst ignoring the thickness of up to 2mm (80mils) of an applied coating (Echo to Echo mode).

Supplied with or without data logging, each gauge can be used with a wide range of measurement transducers and has a wide range of functions including Scan mode and Alarm mode. Transducers are supplied separately.

Technical Specification

Part Number  
ModelElcometer 208Elcometer 208DL
Echo-to-Echo Mode
Scan Mode
Alarm Mode
Data Output (Immediate)
Data Logging (Memory)1000 readings
ElcoMaster<sup>® software</sup>
Maximum Measurement Range0.63 - 500mm (0.025 - 20”), 2.54 - 25.4mm (0.1 - 1.0”) in Echo-to-Echo Mode
Velocity Range1250 - 10000m/s (0.0492 - 0.3937 in/µs)
Accuracy±0.1mm (0.004”)
Resolution0.01mm (0.001”)
UnitsMillimeters and inches
Operating Temperature-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 120°F)
Keypad TypeSealed Membrane
Display114mm (4½") Digit Liquid Crystal Display with backlight
Battery Type2 x LR6 (AA) 1.5V Alkaline or 1.2V NiCad cell
Weight295g (10oz)
Dimensions63.5 x 120.6 x 31.75mm (2.5 x 4.75 x 1.25”)
Packing List

Elcometer 208 or 208DL ultrasonic gauge, bottle of couplant, battery x2, carry case and operating instructions.
Elcometer 208DL only: CD with ElcoMaster® software and data transfer cable


ASTM E 797, EN 15317