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Single angle gloss meter

Article No. 4561

micro-gloss 60°
Gloss meter for general purpose - semi gloss surfaces

  • Single angle 60°, especially for semi gloss surfaces
  • For any material: paint, plastic or even metals
  • Measuring area 9 x 15 mm

More options

Geometry
Measurement Area / Performance
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$2,575.00 €1,950.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost

Features

The micro-gloss has been the unsurpassed industry standard in gloss measurement for many years. The smart functions and intuitive menu operation make gloss measurement an easy task. Outstanding performance in temperature control and inter-instrument agreement guarantee always reliable QC.

  • Intelligent gloss measurement with smart communication
  • Excellent repeatability and inter-instrument agreement guaranteed
  • Intelligent auto diagnosis guarantees always accurate readings
  • Brilliant color display easy to read - easy to use
  • Statistics, Pass/Fail and Memory - ideal for QC and checks in the field
  • Continuous mode to check uniformity over large areas
  • smart-chart software: instant QC reports with trend graph and Pass/Fail limits

Technical Attributes

    Technical Specifications

  • Geometry
    60°
  • Measurement Area / Performance
    large area
  • Application
    semi gloss
  • Measuring Area

    9 x 15 mm

  • Measuring Area

    0.35 x 0.6 in

  • Gloss Measurement

  • Measuring Range
    0 - 1000 GU
  • Repeatability

    0 - 100 GU:  ± 0.2 GU

    100 - 2000 GU:  ± 0.2 %

  • Reproducibility

    0 - 100 GU:  ± 0.5 GU

    100 - 2000 GU:  ± 0.5 %

  • Spectral sensitivity
    CIE standard observer for illuminant CIE-C
  • General

  • Measuring time
    0.5 seconds / geometry
  • Memory
    999 readings with date and time
  • Interface
    USB
  • Languages
    English French German Italian Spanish
  • Power supply
    one 1.5V AA Alkaline Battery, or via USB-port
  • Battery Capacity
    4,000 readings
  • Weight
    0.4 kg
  • Weight
    0.9 lb
  • Operating temperature
    15 - 40 °C
  • Operating temperature
    60 - 104 °F
  • Relative humidity
    up to 85 %, non-condensing
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    15.5 x 4.8 x 7.3 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    6.1 x 1.9 x 2.9 in

Standards

ISO

2813 7668

ASTM

D523 D2457

JIS

Z 8741

DIN

67530

Delivery Content

Glossmeter
Calibration holder 60° (4443)
USB-cable micro-gloss (4405)
Software with 2 licenses for download:
smart-lab Gloss (4866) or smart-process Gloss (4867)
Battery
Traceable certificate
Manual
Carrying case

Knowledge

Gloss Measurement

Gloss measurement is an important factor in quality control to guarantee a consistent and uniform gloss of any product. The visual perception is depending on the observer, illumination and viewing conditions as well as on material and product properties. In order to measure gloss objectively instrumental measurement is performed with a gloss meter. Dependent on the gloss level and the application different geometries and functions are needed. The following article reviews visual perception of gloss, measurement principle of a gloss meter, when to use which measurement geometry and gives practical hints for special applications and how to deal with limitations. 

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