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Elcometer 280 Pulsed DC Holiday Detector

The Elcometer 280 is a ‘stick type’ holiday detector which has been designed to make pulsed DC high voltage holiday detection safer, easier and more reliable than ever before.

Using state of the art electronics, the Elcometer 280 allows users to inspect coatings - without connecting the earth return lead to the component substrate - ideal for inspecting large surfaces and pipelines.


Type of Models:

1. Model S - D280-S

2. Model T - D280-T


  • Rugged, shock proof and water resistant design to ensure long life - even in harsh environments
  • Balanced, ergonomic design, complete with shoulder strap allows long periods of continuous use
  • A wide range of interchangeable probe accessories available - compatible with all Elcometer holiday detectors - please order as a separate item.
  • Flashing display, bright LED and a user adjustable volume alarm indicates detection of a holiday
  • 0.5 - 35kV range (user selectable) for detecting porosity in coatings up to 25mm (1") thick
  • Safety trigger integrated inside the handle cuts power if released
  • Ideal for testing clean, damp, dirty or slightly conductive coatings
  • Voltage calculator automatically sets the correct voltage from your coating thickness value
  • Internal jeep tester ensures that the selected voltage equals the test voltage