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Dakota ZX-3

Item #: ZX-3
Availability: In Stock
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Price: $1,525.00

    The ZX series of thickness gauges offer a performance solution built to withstand the roughest industry conditions. The features included in the ZX Series offer a quality tool that will meet or exceed your application requirements. Our 5 year limited warranty indicates how we feel about the reliability and durability of the ZX Series gauges.

    Applications: Corrosion & Pitting • Tube & Pipe • Tanks • Boilers • Glass • Variety of Applications



    11 ounces (with batteries).


    Width (2.5 in / 63.5 mm)

    Height (5.17 in / 131.3 mm)

    Depth (1.24 in / 31.5 mm)

    Operating Temperature:

    -22 to 167F (-30 to 75C).


    Extruded aluminum body

    with nickel-plated aluminum

    end caps (gasket sealed).


    Sealed membrane that is

    resistant to both water and

    petroleum products.

    Nine tactile-feedback keys.


    Dual-element (transmit and


    1 to 10 MHz frequency range.

    Locking quick disconnect

    LEMO connectors.

    4 foot cable.

    Custom transducers available

    for special applications.


    5 year limited.

    Power Source

    Two 1.5V alkaline, 1.2V NiCad, or 1.5V

    Lithium AA cells.

    Typically operates for 45 hours on

    alkaline and 23 hours on NiCad.

    Low battery indicator on display. Auto

    shut-off after 5 minutes of inactivity.

    Line power USB-C connected to PC or

    power adapter (ZX-5 series).


    Multi-function 7 segment 4.5 digit

    liquid crystal display with 0.500 in

    digit height. Two 0.125 in14 segment

    fields for labels and values, and one 7

    segment field for labels and values.

    Additional icons to indicate features

    and modes.

    Backlight is selectable on/off/auto,

    and selectable brightness (Lo, Med, Hi)


    Bar graph indicates stability of reading.


    Sequential data storage, 40 files of 250

    readings per file, for 10,000 readings

    (ZX-5 DL).


    Comes complete with USB download

    cable (ZX-5 DL). No software required,

    comma separated file type (.csv).


    Factory calibration traceable to NIST &




    Measures from 0.025 to 36.00 inches

    (0.63 to 914.4 millimeters). Range

    dependent on material and transducer


    Units: English & Metric


    0.001 inches (0.01 millimeters)

    Velocity Range:

    0.0120 to .7300 in/μs

    (305 to 18,542 m/sec)

    PRF: 200Hz

    Display Update Rate: 10Hz

    Gain: 40-52dB range in 3dB steps.



    Manual or auto zero option.

    Probe Diameter:

    Selectable probe diameter for improved


    High Speed Scan:

    Display the lowest reading found

    during a scan. Scan speed at 100Hz.

    Differential Mode:

    Display the +/- difference from a

    nominal value entered (ZX-5 series).

    Alarm Mode:

    High & low alarm limits with audible

    and visual indicatiors (ZX-5 series).

    VX velocity:

    Measure in terms of velocity for

    nodularity testing (ZX-5 series).