PosiTest DFT

The PosiTest DFT Coating Thickness Gauge measures coatings on ALL metals. It is the economical choice that retains the uncompromising quality of DeFelsko inspection instruments.
PosiTest DFT

Two Models

The PosiTest DFT is available in two models. The Ferrous which measures non-magnetic coatings on steel and the Combo that measures both non-magnetic coatings on steel AND non-conductive coatings on aluminum, brass, etc. and automatically recognizes the substrate and takes a measurement.

Ideal For

  • Powder Coaters
  • Paint Applicators
  • Coating Inspectors
  • Painting Contractors
  • Automotive Detailers, Refinishers and Inspectors


  • Fast, repeatable measurements
  • Ready to measure – No adjustment required for most applications
  • Zero or 1 Point Calibration Adjustment for complex applications
  • Onscreen averaging for up to 99 readings
  • Strong, wear-resistant, ruby-tipped probe
  • V-groove in probe for positioning on cylindrical parts
  • High contrast color display
  • Adjustable display brightness for optimal visibility in all environments
  • Auto rotating display with rotation lock
  • Simple icon based menu
  • Handy RESET feature when no zero reference is available
  • Mils/microns switchable
  • Built-in wrist strap for added convenience and safety
  • 2 year warranty on body AND probe

Helpful PosiTest DFT Videos

Please view our helpful instructional videos on the DeFelsko PosiTest DFT

PosiTest DFT – Auto rotating display 0:12

The PosiTest DFT coating thickness gage for metal substrates features a auto rotating display with rotation lock.

Automotive Paint Inspection & PosiTest DFT 2:45

Automotive Paint Inspection featuring the PosiTest DFT paint meter by DeFelsko as features on Dream Car Garage.



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