Product Description
Technical Specification
Instruction Manual
Data Sheet

Elcometer 208 & 208DL Ultrasonic ThruPaint Thickness Gauge - Discontinued

Replaced by the Elcometer MTG8 Material Thickness Gauge

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.

Elcometer 208 & 208DL Ultrasonic Thickness Gauges
Elcometer 208 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

Technical Specification

Part Number - -
Model Elcometer 208 Elcometer 208DL
Echo-to-Echo Mode
Scan Mode
Alarm Mode
Data Output (Immediate)
Data Logging (Memory)   1000 readings
ElcoMaster® Software  
Maximum Measurement Range 0.63 - 500mm (0.025 - 20”), 2.54 - 25.4mm (0.1 - 1.0”) in Echo-to-Echo Mode
Velocity Range 1250 - 10000m/s (0.0492 - 0.3937 in/µs)
Accuracy ±0.1mm (0.004”)
Resolution 0.01mm (0.001”)
Units Millimetres and Inches
Operating Temperature -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 120°F)
Keypad Type Sealed Membrane
Display 114mm (4½”) Digit Liquid Crystal Display with backlight
Battery Type 2 x LR6 (AA) 1.5V Alkaline or 1.2V NiCad cell
Weight 295g (10oz)
Dimensions 63.5 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


• Calibration Certificate supplied as standard


- Ultrasonic Couplant – 120ml (4fl oz) Bottle


Ultrasonic Couplant; 120ml (4fl oz), Pack of 5 Bottles


Ultrasonic Couplant – 300ml (10fl oz) Bottle


Ultrasonic Couplant – 500ml (17fl oz) Bottle


Ultrasonic Couplant – 3.8l (1 US Gallon) Bottle


High Temperature Ultrasonic Couplant; 398°C (750°F) – 60ml (2fl oz)


High Temperature Couplant; 60ml (2fl oz), Pack of 2

- Test Wedge: 2 - 25mm (0.07 - 0.98”) in 6 Steps
- Test Wedge: 30 - 100mm (1.18 - 3.93”) in 8 Steps