DeFelsko PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester

DeFelsko PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester

DeFelsko PosiTector SST Soluble Salt Tester
Measures the concentration of soluble salts (salt contamination) on metal surfaces
in accordance with ISO 8502-6, 8502-9.

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  • Conductivity probe specifically designed for ISO 8502-6,9
  • Displays test duration, sample temperature, conductivity (µs/cm) and surface density (mg/m2 or µg/cm2)
  • Easy 1-2-3 gauge interface guides users through the Bresle test method
  • Automatic storage of a background (blank) measurement - handy when performing multiple tests


  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST (Long Form)
  • Includes certified conductivity standard (calibration solution) to verify probe accuracy. Certificate included.
  • Automatic temperature normalization and sample temperature reporting
  • Conforms to ISO 8502-6/8502-9, US Navy NSI 009-32, US Navy PPI 63101-000, AS 3894.6, IMP MSC.215(82), IMO MSC.244(83), SSPC Guide 15, ISO 11127-6, ASTM D4940.


  • Tracks test duration in accordance with ISO 8502-6
  • Sealed USB port for faster, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included.
  • Software Updates via web keep your gauge current
  • Screen Capture - record and save image into USB flash memory for record keeping and review
  • Software Solutions for viewing, anlayzing & reporting data
  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped.


  • Solvent, acid, oil, water and dust resistant - weatherproof
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster with belt clip
  • Two year warranty on gauge body and probe


  • Ideal for determination of water-soluble contaminants in non-metallic blast media
  • A selection of kits include everything needed to retrieve and analyze soluble salts on surfaces
  • Adjustable for various patch volumes
  • Selectable display languages
  • High contrast backlit display for bright or dark environments
  • Flip display enables right-side-up viewing
  • Uses alkaline or rechargeable batteries (built-in charger)


Range: 0 - 1500 µS/cm
0 - 6000 mg/m2
0.0 - 600.00 µg/cm2

Resolution: 1 µS/cm, 1 mg/m2, 0.1 µg/cm2
Accuracy: ± 2 µS/cm (0 - 200 µS/cm)
± 10 µS/cm (> 200 - 600 µS/cm)
± 20 µS/cm (> 600 - 1500 µS/cm)
Temperature Range: 32°F - 122°F (0°C - 50°C)
Normalization Temperature: 77°F (25°C)
Test Cell Volume: 1 ml
Dimensions: 6.5" x 2.4" x 1.1" (165 x 61 x 28 mm)
Weight without batteries: 4.9 oz. (140 g)

*Hi Rest Mode 0.1 µS/cm (0 - 200 µS/cm)

Select a Body Type
Choose from one of these 3 Models:

  • Standard
  • Advanced
  • Probe Only

Standard Models come with all the features listed plus:

  • Storage of 250 readings per probe - stored readings can be viewed or downloaded

Advanced Models come with all the features listed plus:

  • Storage of 100,000 readings from multiple probes in up to 1,000 batches and sub-batches
  • Live graphing of measurement data
  • Onscreen Batch Annotation - add notes, change batch names and more with built-in QWERTY keyboard
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with and downloads software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Technology for data transfer to a mobile device running the PosiTector App or optional portable printer. BLE API available for integration into third party software.
  • Integrate with third party software, drones, ROVs, PLCs and robotic devices using several industry-standard communication protocols.

Probe Only Models are compatible with the full range of PosiTector 6000, 200, DPM, SPG, RTR, SST, SHD, BHI and UTG probes.


Select a Patch:
Bresle Method Patch Option



Reusble patch with Standard or Flexible Magnetic Ring

  • Magnetic ring attaches with no residue to clean
  • Standard magnetic ring for flat surfaces and diameters > 40" (1m)
  • Flexible magnetic ring for ID/OD diameters > 4" (10cm)
  • Automatic air removal through a watertight, air permeable membrane
  • No sharp needles! Safe, flexible dispensing tip mates with PosiPatch.
  • Batch Test Ceritificate Included

DeFelsko Adhesive Patch

Self-adhesive, polyurethane patches

  • For measuring salt contamination in accordance with ISO 8502-6,9
  • Low-tack adhesive for easy patch removal with no residue to clean
  • works on nearly any material or surface geometry
  • Latex free
  • Lower cost than latex patch
  • Easy to use in any orientation
  • Batch Test Certificate Included
  • Dimensions: 1.97" x 1.97" (50 x 50 mm)
  • Background contamination: < 5 mg/m2

Latex Adhesive Patch

ISO 8502-6 conforming latex patch with easy-open tabs and low-tack adhesive for easy removal


  • Batch Test Certificate Included
  • Dimensions: 2.05" x 2.05" (52 x 52 mm)
  • Background contamination: < 5 mg/m2

PosiSoft Desktop
Powerful desktop software for downloading, viewing, printing and storing measurement data. No internet connection required.

  • Simple intuitive user interface
  • Import readings directly from the gauge via USB or from legacy PosiSoft desktop versions
  • Synchronize measurement data including readings, notes and pictures to and from
The intuitive and familiar user interface of PosiSoft Desktop brought to your web browser. Data is securely stored in the cloud.

PosiTector App
An easy-to-use mobile App (iOS/Android) that connects to your PosiTector Advanced, PosiTector Smartlink or PosiTest AT.

PosiSoft USB
A simple gauge interface to retrieve data in a manner similar to a flash drive. No software to install or internet connection required.


PosiSoft Custom PDF Report Generator

Easily creates reports from the measurement data in seconds

  • General custom professional PDF reports
  • Include inspection information such as on-site pictures, screen captures, notes and more to communicate important details.
  • Create and save multiple custom layouts as templates - insert cover pages, add logos/images and select "responsive-table">
    PosiTector Probes
    PosiTector bodies accept all PosiTector probes easily converting from a coating to a surface profile gauge, dew point meter, soluble salt tester, hardness and ultrasonic thickness gauges.
    PosiTector SST Abrasive Kit
    Measures the concentration of water soluble contaminates in blast cleaning abrasives.
    PosiPatch Starter Kit
    For use with existing conductivity meters. Try the revolutionary, reusable PosiPatch with a low cost trial pack.
    Flexible Magnetic Ring
    Like the standard magnetic ring PosiPatch, the New Flexible Magnetic ring leaves no messy adhesive residue to clean but is intended for pipes and other tight diameters.
    certified-conductivity-standardCertified Conductivity Standard
    Is used to verify the accuracy of your PosiTector SST probe (60 ml, 2 oz.)
    Bluetooth Printer
    Battery-operated and lightweight, it prints readings and statistical summaries via USB from Advanced models.

    PosiTector SST Standard and Advanced Body + Probe Models come complete with:

    • PosiTector SST + Probe
    • Protective rubber holster
    • Certified conductivity standard
    • 5 foam swabs
    • Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST
    • Belt Clip
    • Wrist strap
    • 3 AAA alkaline batteries
    • Instructions
    • Protective lens shield
    • USB cable
    • PosiSoft software
    • 2 year warranty

    PosiTector SST Probe Only Models come complete with:

    • PosiTector SST Probe Only
    • Certified conductivity standard
    • 5 foam swabs
    • Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST
    • Instructions
    • PosiSoft software
    • 2 year warranty

    Kits are available for the PosiPatch, DeFelsko Adhesive Patch and Latex Patch upon request.
    Call us for more information.

Description Part # Saved Price Select Option Add to
DeFelsko PosiTector SST Standard Body + Probe CT-DF-SST1-G $725.00
DeFelsko PosiTector SST Advanced Body + Probe CT-DF-SST3-G $1,175.00
DeFelsko PosiTector SST Probe Only CT-DF-PRBSST $400.00