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Paint Thickness Tester
Model: VAS5278
Superseded To:



The paint thickness tester VAS 5278 allows precise and damage-free paint thickness measurement on steel/iron or non-ferrous metals. The electronic tester with LCD digital display indicates the measurement data according to selection via the menu.

Technical data:

  • Infinitely variable 0 - 5000 µm or
  • measuring range: 0 - 200 mils
  • Basis tolerance: +/- 1 µm or +/- 0.06 mils
  • Temperature range: 0° C - 60° C
  • Power supply: 9 Volt, e-block
  • Display: 4 digit liquid crystal display


  • 1 tester for steel/iron
  • 1 tester for non-ferrous metals
  • 1 service bag
  • 2 zero plates
  • 1 set of operating instructions


24 months


Salutron GmbH, Bad Salzuflen

Supplied by:

Snap-on Business Solutions 1-800-892-9650

Tool Requirements

Tool Number VAS5278
Availability SUPERSEDED
Superseded To VAS6197
Tool Class Special Tools
VW US Requirement Equivalent
VW US Auto Ship Number
AUDI US Requirement Equivalent
AUDI US Auto Ship Number 000
VW Canada Requirement Equivalent
VW Canada Auto Ship Number
AUDI Canada Requirement Equivalent
AUDI Canada Auto Ship Number

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