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Single angle gloss meter

Article No. 4569

micro-gloss 60° XS
Gloss meter 60° with ultrasmall measurement port

  • Small port for small parts
  • 60° angle for any material
  • Measuring area 2 x 4 mm

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Measurement Area / Performance
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$2,700.00 €2,145.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


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
  • Measurement Area / Performance
    small area
  • Application
    semi gloss
  • Measuring Area

    2 x 4 mm

  • Measuring Area

    0.08 x 0.16 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
  • 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





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Delivery Content

Calibration holder 60° XS (4559)
USB-cable micro-gloss (4405)
Software with 2 licenses for download:
smart-lab Gloss (4866) or smart-process Gloss (4867)
Traceable certificate
Carrying case


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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Guide for Reliable Gloss Data

Uniform and consistent gloss are an essential quality criterion for a variety of products. Therefore, gloss needs to be objectively measured. Only what can be objectively measured, can be controlled and can be optimized which is of importance in product development as well as in production control. Especially in case of multi-component products a uniform gloss is an expression of “high quality”. Variations in gloss look like something is wrong and the end-user will perceive it as a defect. Therefore, gloss limits and tolerances are defined based on application and customer expectations.

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