DM5E -
The DM5E series wall thickness gages enables you to accomplish a large number of demanding tasks, especially with remaining wall thickness measurements on components subjected to corrosion and erosion.

The DM5E Series wall thickess gages are smart, simple-to-use ultrasonic thickness gages that offer big ultrasonic performance in a small lightweight package. Compact size and ergonomic shape provide comfortable one-hand.

DM5E Specification

Operating PrincipleUltrasonic pulse-echo method
Measurement ModesDepends on Probe and Material, 0.60 mm to 508 mm (0.025” to 20.00”) in IP to 1st BW Measurement Mode, 2.00 mm to 127.0 mm
(0.079” to 5.00”) in Dual-Multi Measurement Mode, the Coating Thickness Range Shall be 0.3 mm to 2.50 mm (0” to 0.098”).
Measuring Resolution0.01 mm Default - Selectable 0.01, 0.1 mm (0.001” Default - Selectable 0.001, 0.01”)
Material Velocity Range0.508 to 18.699 mm/msec (0.0200 to 0.7362”/msec)
Material Velocity Resolution1 m/s (0.0001”/msec)
UnitsInch or Millimeter
CalibrationOne-Point Cal, On-Block and Off-Block, Two-Point Cal
PulserExcitation Pulse: Spike Pulser
Voltage: 120 V into 50 ohm Load, Using 20 MHz Oscilloscope
ReceiverBandwidth 500KHz to 12 MHz @ -3 dB
Gain Automatic Gain Control
Display TypeHigh-Resolution Graphical LCD, 64 x 128 Pixels, 53.0 mm x 27.0 mm with Backlight and Adjustable Contrast
Update Rate4 Hz or 8 Hz, User Selectable, 24 Hz Scan Mode Capture Rate
Thickness Value DisplayNORMAL View Mode 5 Digit, 10.6 mm (0.4”) High
B-SCAN View Mode 5 Digit, 2.55 mm (0.1”) High
Display of Last ReadingSolid Filled or Hollow Digits Indicate Coupled or Uncoupled Condition
Setups9 Standard Setups for Probes
Alarm SettingsMinimum and Maximum Alarms, Range of 0.25 mm to 508 mm, 0. (0.010” to 20.00”)
Reading Alternates Between Solid and Hollow When Alarms Are Enabled and Violated
Power Requirements2 “AA” Size Batteries
Battery Life/Operating
Approximately 60 Hours
Instrument Shut-0ffSelectable ALWAYS ON or AUTO OFF After 5, 10, 15, 30 Minutes of Inactivity
LanguageSelectable English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese
I/O ConnectorsTransducer Dual Lemo 00 (coax)
Mini-USB Mini-USB to PC
TemperatureOperating -10°C to +50°C (+10°F to +120°F)
Storage -20°C to +60°C (-10°F to +140°F)
Weight223 g (0.597 lb) Including Batteries
Size138 mm x 32 mm x 75 mm
ShockIEC 68-2-27 Ea, as per Mil Std 810C Method 516.2 Procedure I with a 15g 11ms Impulse Half Sinusoidal Wave Applied 6 Times per Axis
SealingIEC529 / IP54, Dust Proof/Dripping Water Proof as per IEC 529 Specifications for IP54 ClassificationIEC529 / IP54, Dust Proof/Dripping Water Proof as per IEC 529 Specifications for IP54 Classification
Capacity50,000 Readings
File StructuresGrid File
Number of Rows1 to 50,000
Number of Columns1 to 223
File NamingUp to 24 Character Alphanumeric Name
Optional SoftwareUltraMATE and UltraMATE Lite


 Model DA501Model DA503Model DA512Model DA590
Probe StyleStandardStandardFingertipHigh-Temerature
Operating Temperature Range(Continuous-10 to 70°C-10 to 70°C-20 to 70°C-20 to 240°C
Contact Diameter12mm (0.470")16.1mm (0.630")7.5mm (0.300")12.7mm (0.500")
IP to First Measurement Range1.0 to 200mm (0.040 to 8")5.0 to 300mm (0.200 to 12")0.6 to 60mm (0.024 to 24")1.0 to 125mm @ 20C (0.040 to 5" @ 68°F)
1.3 to 25.4mm @ 204C (0.050 to 1" @ 400°F)

Minimum Multi-Echo Measurement Range3.0 to 25mm (0.120 to 1000")N/A2.0 to 10mm (0.080 to 0.400")N/A
DM5E -