Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.
According to statistics, 90% of cars older than 2 years have minor body damage. To hide it, resort to puttying and tinting the details. Other cars that have been in major accidents, undergo body repair with numerous welds and putty. Even 30% of new cars have repainted bodies to hide damage during transport failure. Discover all this will help the thickness gauge evaluating the cross section of the paint layer between the sensor and the base metal.
We have prepared a rating of the best thickness gauges with AliExpress, which is tailored to customer reviews and specifications goods. Having such a device when buying a car, you can check the words seller about body repair, find reasons for bargaining or on time refuse an unfavorable option. TOP 8 already contains verified products from AliExpress, so such a purchase will be more reliable.
- Rating of the best thickness gauges with AliExpress
- SMART SENSOR AR860
- NICETYMETER CM8806FN
- SNDWAY SW-6310A
- BENETECH GM100
- RICHMETERS GY910
- Yunombo YNB-100
- All sun EM2271
Rating of the best thickness gauges with AliExpress
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best thickness gauges with AliExpress||1||SMART SENSOR AR860||11 132 rub.|
|2||NICETYMETER CM8806FN||6 368 rub.|
|3||Misery-770s||5 301 rub.|
|4||SNDWAY SW-6310A||4 578 rub.|
|5||BENETECH GM100||3 044 rub.|
|6||RICHMETERS GY910||2 644 rub.|
|7||Yunombo YNB-100||863 rub|
|8||All sun EM2271||801 rub|
SMART SENSOR AR860
In the first place in the rating, a thickness gauge with Ali Express in a compact enclosure surrounded by rubber trim. It enhances protection when falling, which happens quite often during daily operation and walking around the car. Big four-line display shows data in microns from 0 to 300 units. This will allow you to find not only a second coat of paint, but also traces putties. Management is carried out by 7 keys. Owners in reviews like that you can adjust a certain thickness after which will sound a beep. More ultrasound the sensor does not need constant manual calibration as it performed automatically.
The main advantage for which the thickness gauge with AliExpress fell to our rating is easy access to any part of the car for carrying out measurement. This is possible thanks to the remote scanner, connected to the device through a flexible wire. So, the sensor can easy to drive in the engine compartment, in the embossed part of the bumper or on bends of thresholds. This AliExpress model also has memory. on the last 10 values, then to scroll through the readings and compare the results.
- protective cover on the body;
- screen backlight in the dark;
- automatic power off;
- no calibration required.
- very high cost;
- batteries are not included;
- only suitable for measuring carbon steel paint (body of inexpensive cars).
In second place ranking is the product with Aliexpress made in the shape of an inverted bottle. In the widest part a black screen is provided on which bright green contrast numbers. The display shows the current battery level. cross section of the paint layer, as well as the minimum and maximum indicator with a difference to make it easier to navigate during comparing the paint coat in different parts of the machine. The thickness gauge works in two modes: Fe and Nfe. Thickness values can be displayed as in microns, and in mil. Buyers in reviews like what comes goods with Ali Express in a flat case, trimmed inside foam rubber.
In our opinion, the thickness gauge has earned a place in the ranking due to special quick measurement of the LPC layer – to display the result it takes 0.6 seconds. This performance will allow you to quickly inspect the car. Measurement range is from 50 to 1250 microns, which is also optimal for professional activities. Thanks to such data, the device with Aliexpress will show any layer putty, and will not highlight the error. Another product is remarkable for its work as with magnetic and non-magnetic materials (body parts from aluminum and other alloys on expensive cars).
- screen backlight;
- fast measurement time – 0.6 s;
- comfortable shape;
- weighs 68 g
- does not work correctly when the temperature drops to 0 degrees and smaller;
- high price;
- no batteries included.
The third place of the rating is given to the almost rectangular thickness gauge a shape having a slight narrowing closer to the sensor. Model with Ali Express is distinguished by a white screen with black numbers. Users in reviews like the menu in 4 languages, which enhances ease of use (others only have English). The thickness gauge uses magnetic induction to work with steel, and for aluminum and its alloys the principle of eddy currents is applied, therefore, the results are highly accurate.
We put this thickness gauge in the rating, as the best for professional activity. The device with Ali Express has compact dimensions 11×5.3×2.5 cm to carry it with you in pocket. To maintain the thickness gauge during long-term transportation a case is provided. Another model is equipped with a USB cable and a disk for installing programs on a computer to review and compare Values on the big screen. Surpasses the apparatus of other participants TOP-8 and a threshold value of 2000 μm, which comes in handy at detecting body alterations in the engine compartment.
- suitable for steel and aluminum;
- there is a screen backlight;
- covers a range of 0-2000 microns;
- compact dimensions 11×5.3×2.5 cm.
- sold without batteries;
- error of 3%;
- high price;
- needs calibration on the foil.
Continues our rating of thickness gauge with AliExpress, controlled by four buttons. The screen displays the thickness value, type material (magnetic and non-magnetic), the state of charge of the battery and serial number in memory where the current result is stored. In total, this model with AliExpress is able to remember up to 30 measurements. The thickness range is from 0 to 1700 microns. Error here slightly less than other products from our review, and is 2% Work with a thickness gauge is allowed at temperatures from 0 to +50 degrees. In order not to drop the device while checking the car, a loop is provided on the case into which the lace is threaded, worn on the wrist.
We added this thickness gauge with Aliexpress to the rating, since Its a very convenient screen. Firstly, the display diagonal is 2 inches, which is enough to consider the current value the thickness of the paintwork, even for people with low vision without glasses. Secondly, the image on the screen flips as the position changes instrument in space, which is convenient for reading readings.
- Auto power off to save power
- saves in memory of 30 last measurements;
- the memory is not erased even when the batteries are removed;
- sound notification.
- no batteries included;
- high price;
- Periodic calibration with nickels and foil is required.
Fifth place in the ranking is occupied by a Chinese thickness gauge with Ali Express in red, equipped with a yellow cover. GM100 measures thickness layer of paintwork from 12 to 200 microns, so he re-painting the body “see”, but places with putty, where the cross section is in dents is more than 300 microns, the device may not recognize and issue a mistake. The device works with Ali Express from three finger batteries. When they sit down, a message is displayed on the screen. Thickness measurement occurs by ultrasound at a frequency of 5 MHz. Owners like to reviews scanner on the wire, which is easy to crawl into hard to reach places.
Experts put the product with AliExpress in the rating, since it copies according to the design and characteristics of the leader of the TOP-8, but it costs at this is two times cheaper. The thickness gauge case has a similar execution and arrangement of buttons. The sensor, like the leader of the rating, rendered on the wire. Another model with AliExpress is the most “indestructible”, since it is accompanied by a rubber bumper, worn on top. Due to this, when falling, the thickness gauge does not crack and does not breaks up.
- the error is 1%;
- attractive price;
- screen backlight;
- protective case.
- periodically need calibration on the plate;
- suitable only for measuring the paint layer on the “black” metal;
- if there are no batteries at hand, then immediately after delivery check;
- the plastic screen is glued with air passes at the edges.
In sixth place of the rating is a narrow gauge, elongated shape. For convenience, the model is worn on the arm and held on the wrist by a cord. The device works with Aliexpress both on magnetic steel and aluminum, accurately showing the magnitude layer of paint. The measuring range is 0-1300 microns. Apply to the car body, the device must be directly end-face from the side screen. Buyers in the reviews note the convenience of the instructions on Russian language, which simplifies the commissioning and development of all functions. Still, despite the budget, the thickness gauge is assembled high-quality and without play in the buttons.
When comparing products, we took into account that this is one of the most popular thickness gauges with Aliexpress. The model has more than 1000 reviews. Our experts liked the product because of its ease of use, for which ranked among the best. Here, as in a wrist fitness tracker, everything control is carried out by one button. The second is provided just to turn on and off to save battery. To the owner before starting to use it remains to substitute step by step attached films when their value appears on the screen to the thickness gauge is correctly calibrated.
- affordable price;
- instruction in Russian;
- range 0-1300 microns;
- simple control of two buttons.
- no screen backlight;
- the error is 4%;
- 5-plate calibration required (50, 100, 250, 500 and 1250 μm).
The sixth place in the ranking of models with AliExpress was taken by a thickness gauge from amateur series made of plastic ABS. Case dimensions 3.6×8.3×2.2 cm allow you to wear it even in your breast pocket. Weigh the device is 64 g, which almost does not pull the pocket. The device works on magnetic induction principle and is applicable for detecting paint and putties in the range of thicknesses 0-1300 microns. Delivered goods from Of China in a paper box in which a fabric case is placed. Despite the low cost of the thickness gauge, the screen is highlighted, although in models of this level it is rare. Users in reviews divide that the display of the result can be configured as microns, so on millimeters.
The experts included the thickness gauge in the rating, since this is the most Affordable model with Aliexpress, which does not need calibration. The device has everything you need for automatic configuration, therefore, the owner does not have to conduct a test with a plate stand under the scanner. But magnetic technology is only suitable for testing bodies of inexpensive cars that you need to take into account when choosing.
- compact dimensions 3.6×8.3×2.2 cm;
- range 0-1300 microns;
- manual in Russian;
- LCD screen with backlight.
- error 3%;
- does not work on aluminum and stainless steel;
- values are displayed on the screen along the body, so you need twist the head;
- readings at temperatures below 18 degrees may be incorrect.
All sun EM2271
The thickness gauge with AliExpress, which is larger, completes our rating. looks like a keychain. Unique item made in blue oblong housing and fits easily on a keychain thanks to its dimensions. There are two buttons for control. Weigh the thickness gauge is only 23 grams, so it does not feel at all in your pocket. With small dimensions, the measurement accuracy does not deviate from true more than 2%. But budgeting has affected the lack of display backlight and sound signal.
Products with AliExpress are listed on several reasons. Many Chinese sellers on Aliexpress have the most reasonable price among similar equipment. He is also the most more compact than all other TOP-8 participants – its dimensions are 6.9×3.8.2 cm. Despite the tiny size, the thickness gauge able to work with various metals (aluminum, stainless steel, iron). It is on this model that AliExpress has more than 3,500 customer reviews, indicating popularity goods.
- no calibration required;
- error 2%;
- weighs 23 grams;
- lowest cost.
- no display backlight;
- the numbers are upside down when measured;
- there is no sound signal.
Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.