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Operator's Handbook for Compact Wet Sponge Porosity Detector


 Photograph of the PWCI wet sponge detector kit from the product manual

Here's an excerpt from the manual...


Can be used in accordance with: Australian Standard AS3894.2


ASTM G6, ASTM G62-A, ASTM 5162-A NACE SP 0188 & NACE TM0384


  1. Safety Precautions
  2. Operation
  3. Probes
  4. Earth Lead
  5. Specifications
  6. Control Panel Layout
  7. Other PCWI Products
  8. Warranty
  9. Service


Thank you for choosing the PCWI Wet Sponge Porosity Detector for low voltage testing of coatings for the presence of pinholes. Two models are available: a selectable 9, 67.5 & 90 volt; and a fixed 67.5 volt unit.

PCWI have designed this instrument with care, to provide ongoing efficiency under comprehensive testing. Under reasonable care in operation, the unit will provide many years of trouble free detection.

To complement these units, PCWI maintains a comprehensive range of test analysis and Measuring Instruments for the coatings industry as well as providing appropriate Certifications.

PCWI, in a continuing desire to achieve the maximum in corrosion detection competence, welcomes user enquiries and recommendations.

Yours sincerely
Paul Van Gaal


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