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PosiTector RTR 3D

Replica Tape Reader to Measure and Record 2D and 3D Surface Profile Parameters. Digital spring micrometers measure and record surface profile parameters using Testex Press-O-Film™ replica tape.

  • Create a replica by burnishing tape on a surface and insert into instrument. 3D imagery and 2D/3D parameters are displayed in seconds!
  • Reports common parameters: RaRqRzRp, ­RvRtRpc (2D), and SaSqSzSpSv, and Spd (3D)
  • Ideal for field or laboratory use; flat, curved or irregular surfaces
  • Certified and traceable to an accredited national laboratory
  • Download 3D .SDF image files for analysis in included PosiSoft or 3rd party ­­­software


  • Measures peak height (HL) and common 2D/3D profile parameters such as Ra, Rz, Sq, Spd, and more

  • Ideal for measuring on flat, curved, or irregular surfaces

  • NEW Larger 2.8″ impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation

  • NEW On-gauge help explains menu items at the touch of a button

  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings


  • NEW Weatherpoof, dustproof, and water-resistant—IP65-rated enclosure

  • NEW Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip

  • Rugged indoor/outdoor instrument—ideal for field or laboratory use

  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster for added impact resistance

  • 2 year warranty on gauge body AND probe


  • Certificate of Calibration (containing Ra and Rt measurements) showing traceability to an accredited national laboratory included

  • Conforms to national and international standards including ISO and ASTM



  • Calculates and records all fourteen 2D and 3D parameters (below) with each measurement

  • NEW Screen Capture—save 100 screen images for record keeping and review

  • NEW up to 30% longer battery life

  • USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included

  • PosiSoft USB Drive – stored readings and graphs can be accessed using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required.

  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped

  • Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing, analyzing & reporting data

  • Apply short and long cutoff filters and discard lengths to optimize the analysis for a specific application

  • Orient the 2D trace between horizontal, vertical, and diagonal (XY, YX)

Advanced Models

Includes ALL features as shown above plus…

  • Storage of 100,000 readings in up to 1,000 batches
  • Live graphing of measurement data
  • Download high resolution Surface Data Files (.SDF) for analysis in the included PosiSoft or third-party software
  • Generates two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) thumbnail images Ideal for inclusion into reports and confirming consistent blasting results.
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net and downloads software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Technology for data transfer to a mobile device running the PosiTector App or optional portable printer. BLE API available for integration into third-party software.
  • Onscreen Batch Annotation—add notes, change batch names and more with built-in QWERTY keyboard

RTR Gauge Contents and Specifications

All gauges come complete with stainless steel burnishing tool, burnishing ball, 5 cleaning cards, check shim(s), microfiber cleaning cloth, surface cleaning putty, protective rubber holster with belt clip, wrist strap, 3 AAA alkaline batteries, instructions, nylon carrying case with shoulder strap, protective lens shield, Long Form Certificate of Calibration (containing Ra and Rt values) traceable to an accredited national laboratory, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, 2 year warranty on body and probe.

Replica Tape Reader 3D Specifications

Find out more about the PosiTector 6000 and all the features that come with it


Find useful instruction manuals and quick guides for the PosiTector RTR Replica Tape Reader 3D


You will discover some really helpful frequently asked questions here and may find the answer to your query

PosiSoft Software

Learn about the DeFelsko PosiSoft software to assist with your replica tape reader


All the useful accessories to accompany your PosiTector RTR 3D can be found here.

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