QNix® 8500

QNix® 8500 –
modular coating thickness measuring system with interchangeable probes

QNix® 8500 system – Coating thickness measurement for a wide range of applications:

  • modular gauge system with interchangeable probes with a maximum measuring range of up to 5,000 µm
  • thumb-sized wireless probe allowing for use in areas with difficult access
  • pen probe for small parts and thin coating layers 
  • high measuring speed (up to 120 readings/min)
  • memory capacity with a maximum of up to 30,000 measurements up to 200 batches
  • software for statistical analysis and documentation
  • improved shock sensitivity thanks to optional protective rubber cover with Velcro strip
In addition: all the world-renowned benefits of the QNix® coating thickness measuring gauges:
  • easy-to-use
  • no calibration required
  • high measuring accuracy
  • long lasting measuring head with ruby tip
  • quality 'made in Germany' with 3 years manufacturer’s warranty


Scope of supply

  • QNix® 8500 gauge (Basic or Premium versions)
  • optional measuring probe
  • adapter cable for external probe (not for wireless probe)
  • QNix® Software and USB dongle (for Premium version)
  • testing certificate for optional measuring probe
  • Fe and NFe reference plates
  • 2 x 1.5 V AA alkaline batteries
  • user manual
  • soft pouch with belt clip
  • plastic case for transport and storage


  • rubber protective rubber case with Velcro strip
  • certified foils in various thicknesses 


Range of probes

a. standard probe and wireless probe

  • Fe probe till 2 mm
  • Fe probe till 5 mm
  • NFe probe till 2 mm
  • dual probe till Fe 2 mm/NFe 2 mm
  • dual probe till Fe 5 mm/NFe 2 mm
  • dual probe till Fe 5 mm/NFe 5 mm

b. pen probe MI till Fe 500 µm

QNix® 8500 Basic QNix® 8500 Premium
with additional software
CD and USB dongle
QNix® 8500 pen probe
MI Fe 500 µm


Please note:
Until 2007, the QNix® 8500 was available under the name QuaNix® 8500.