You are being redirected because this document is part of your ASTM Compass® subscription.
    This document is part of your ASTM Compass® subscription.


    Nickel Thickness Gage

    Published: Jan 1958

      Format Pages Price  
    PDF (128K) 6 $25   ADD TO CART
    Complete Source PDF (13M) 404 $109   ADD TO CART


    The thickness of a nickel film can be determined by measuring the force required to pull a small magnet free of the surface; however, inconsistent and unreliable results were obtained with this type of measurement when the film was extremely thin and the surface slightly rough. The magnetic properties of nickel suggested that a reluctance technique of measurement could be used to determine the thickness of the nickel.

    Author Information:

    Cook, Louis H.
    Savannah River Laboratory, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Aiken, S. C.

    Committee/Subcommittee: E07.07

    DOI: 10.1520/STP41996S

    CrossRef ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.