PaintChecker TUBE

So light that it can be mounted on any robot arm.

PaintChecker PEN

A mobile, miniature master, ideal for delicate small parts.

Meet Our Experts

From choosing the right system to calibration, we'll answer all your questions.

PaintChecker GUN

The lightweight sensor reaches even tightest places.

PaintChecker ANGLE

The industrial sensor that can measure around corners.

PaintChecker CUBE

Our miniature sensor is the top choice for rough coatings.

PaintChecker TUBE-HP

The tiny HP high-power sensor with extra "oomph".

Our Reference Master

is the highest degree of accuracy and traceability of a measurement.

Maximum miniaturisation in coating thickness measurement

OptiSense is the world's leading provider of photothermal measuring systems for coating thicknesses on a wide variety of substrates. Our innovative PaintChecker solutions include industrial test systems, mobile measuring devices and numerous related services.

Since the PaintChecker sensors are developed and manufactured in-house, we can also offer you tailor-made solutions for the most unusual applications.

All good things ...

come in threes. Our OptiSense portfolio proves that the best things usually come in threes. Whether industrial test systems, mobile measurement devices or services, our solutions are guaranteed to get to grips with any measurement task, no matter how demanding.

GSO Oberflächentechnik relies on the non-contact PaintChecker mobile coating thickness testing system

Highest quality with no ifs and buts, that's what GSO Oberflächentechnik is measured by its customers. With more than 1,000 different coatings applied by the Bavarian company every year, this is quite a demanding task.

Guide for free: practice tips for webinars and Zoom meetings

Do you know exactly what to look for to make your virtual presence truly successful? We've developed a little guide for our industry that provides tips to make Zoom meetings and webinars exciting, personal and profitable. If you want the ideal companion for productive online meetings for free, click here:

The perfect shark fin: Autoamplitude - simply explained

The term "autoamplitude" is inherent in the calibration of photothermal measurement methods. While standard methods still require the user to determine the laser power manually in a time-consuming process, modern methods such as those used by OptiSense do not require this time-consuming procedure.

Ecolromat - innovations in rail vehicle coating

At the digital conference on 17 June 2021, experts in industrial painting technology will present innovations in rail vehicle painting. The online presentations will be held in German and English and subtitled in the other language so that there are no language barriers.

The topics covered are wide-ranging: from the latest plant technology to antimicrobial coatings and graffiti removal to contract coating of rail vehicle components, everything is included. By the way: OptiSense is the main sponsor of this exciting event.


European Coatings Show Conference selects OptiSense paper

The top-class jury of the European Coatings Show Conference (ECSC) has announced its program selection today: The OptiSense paper „Design of optical sensors for quality IIOT projects in coating applications“ by Georg Nelke, Dipl.-Physiker and OptiSense Managing Director, has been selected into the challenging program.

Our current online survey: Take part and win!

The Internet of Things (IoT) aims to network devices. In the industrial environment, the term Industrial IoT (IIoT) has become established for this. It is exciting to learn how far these topics have come in our industry. Please take a minute and answer three questions. As a small thank you for taking our survey, you could win one of three FARE® Gearshift Stock Umbrellas! So here goes:


ILB relies on the latest measurement technology from OptiSense

With its new powder coating plant, ILB Industrielackierung Biedermann meets even the most demanding quality requirements of the automotive industry. A high degree of automation and OptiSense layer thickness testing enable the plants to be operated in a resource-efficient manner, deliver top quality and save costs at the same time.

Besser lackieren – Expo live!
We are there

The successful online event goes into the 2nd round. At Expo live, you will experience an attractive program about tomorrow's coating technology. Short to-the-point presentations offer an insight into latest developments and applications. Exciting success stories round off the virtual program.

We will be there with our presentation on innovative case studies peppered with all kinds of tips. Are you curious?

Click here to register and participate free of charge:


The new PaintChecker Cube sensor

The latest offshoot sensor in the PaintChecker family is called Cube, expanding our industrial model line. The miniature cube is easy to assemble and is particularly suitable for rough, granular surfaces of powders or pastes. Depending on the coating, you can choose the LED sensor as an infrared or UV model.