Dakota Ultrasonics MX-2 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

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Dakota Ultrasonics MX-2 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge
More flexible for users that have a need to measure more than one material type

Range: 0.025 - 19.99 inches - 0.63 - 199.99 mm

Resolution:.001" (0.01 mm)

Datalogging: NO

The Dakota Ultrasonics MX-2 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge is ideal for the person that tests a few different materials regularly. The MX-2 Ultrasonic Wall Thickness Gauge contains 8 velocities of common materials and two velocities that the user can set using a simple sofware program.

The tool's backlit display is easy to read, even in dim light, and the unit operates for up to 200 hours on a single set of batteries.

MX-2 Ultrasonic Wall Thickness Gages come complete, ready to use, and is protected by Dakota Ultrasonics 5 year limited warranty.

Velocity Settings

The MX-2 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge has 8 set velocities and 2 that are custom to the user's applications. The set velocities are as follows:

  1. Steel4340-(.233)
  2. Stainless Steel 303-( .223 )
  3. Aluminum 2024 - ( .251 )
  4. Cast Iron-(.179 )
  5. Plexiglass-(.106 )
  6. PVC - (.094)
  7. Polystyrene(.092)
  8. Polyurethane-(.070 )
  9. Custom
  10. Custom


  • Multi-function 4.5 digit liquid crystal display with 0.500 inch numerals, backlit for use in poor light conditions
  • Measurements displayed in inches, inches/microsecond, millimeters, and meters/second
  • Measures from 0.025 to 19.999 inches (0.63 to 199.99 millimeters) switch to select English or metric units
  • Four readings per second for single point measurements
  • 8 pre-set velocities and 2 custom velocities
  • Ability to change between velocities without the use of computer software

lineTypical Applicationsline


lineMeasuring Limitsline

Minimum Radius for Convex Surfaces0.350" (8.89 mm)
Minimum Radius for Concave Surfaces3" (76.2 mm)
Minimum Headroom1" (25.0 mm)
Minimum Sample Diameter0.150" (3.8 mm)
Minimum Substrate Thickness - Fna
Minimum Substrate Thickness - NFena


Measuring Range0.025 to 19.999 inches
0.63 to 199.99 millimeters
Resolution0.001 inch
0.01 millimeter
Velocity Range.0492 to .3937 in/s
1250 to 10,000 meters/sec
Dimensions2.5 W x 4.75 H x 1.25 D inches
Range in Steel0.025-6.00" (0.60-150.0 mm)
Resolution.001" (0.01 mm)
Display4 - Digit, 0.5" Backlit LCD
Probe1/4", 5 MHz, actual wearface is 5/8" (17mm)
Cable4 ft. (1.2 m) waterproof cable with non-polarized, quick-disconnect connectors. Optional lengths up to 50 ft. (15 m).
Temp. LimitsAmbient: -20 to 120 F (-30 to 50 C)
Material: -0 to 200 F (-20 to 100 C
Special high temperature probes are optionally available.
Battery TypeTwo 1.5V alkaline or 1.2V NiCad AA cells.
Battery LifeTypically operates for 200 hours on alkaline and 130 hours on NiCad.
Weight10 ounces (283 g)
Accessories IncludedProbe/cable assembly. 4 oz. bottle of coupling fluid, NIST Calibration Certificate, 2 AA batteries, operating instructions, hard-plastic carrying case.
WarrantyGauge: 5 Years
Probes: 90 Days

lineComplete Kitline

The MX-2 Ultrasonic Wall Thickness Gauge is supplied as a complete kit with the gauge, probe, 4 oz. bottle of coupling fluid, 2 AA batteries, NIST Calibration Certificate, and Operating Instruction Manual - all in a foam-fitted carrying case

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NIST-Traceable Steel Test Block
3 Sizes Available

  • Precision Machined and Finished
  • Includes NIST Report and Test Data


Uncertified Steel Test Block
For Ultrasonic Gauges
  • For convenient confirmation of thickness gauge calibration


Steel Test Block without certification

  • For convenient confirmation of thickness gauge calibration


Coupling Fluid

  • Used to create an ultrasonic coupling between the probe and material to be measured
  • 12 oz Bottle


Protective Holder for Ultrasonic Gauges

  • Constructed from heavy duty Cordura Nylon
  • Built-in belt loop


Transducer Holder

  • The V-Block transducer holder offers the operator greater control and repeatabily when measuring on pipes and other curved areas


50 Foot Underwater Probe / Cable Assembly

  • 50 Ft. Length, Waterproof Probe/Cable assembly with non-polarized, Dual-Lemo connectors

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Accessories Price
TICC-M Protective Holder for most TI Series Gauges $55.00
CF12 Coupling Fluid - 12oz $30.00
V-Block Transducer Holder $175.00
T-102-2000 Spare / Replacement Probe for MX-1 $285.00



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