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Orange peel meter for high gloss finishes

Article No. 7403

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The Objective Eye for a Brilliant Finish

The next wave-scan generation - comes with a fresh, ergonomic design and easy touch and feel as known from your smart-phone.

  • Objective orange peel and DOI measurement
  • The Specialist for high gloss finishes
  • For dullness up to 40 units
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$31,950.00 €26,900.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


The next wave-scan generation - with a fresh, ergonomic design and easy touch and feel as known from your smart-phone.

The next wave-scan generation

  • Extra-large color touch display
  • Capacitive display with state-of-the-art haptic touch
  • Quick and easy operation with intuitive icon based menu
  • Scales and scan lengths can be selected from menu
  • Full statistics and data saving
  • For flat and curved surfaces (radius larger than 50 cm)
  • Classical LW, SW and customer specific scales
  • Structure spectrum to analyze appearance changes for optimization
  • Dullness and DOI measurement independent of the paint system
  • Docking station for data transfer to the PC and recharging the batteries of the Orange Peel meter
  • smart-chart software for professional data analysis and documentation

Technical Attributes

    Technical Specifications

  • Application
    High gloss surfaces, du < 40, linear range
  • Structure Spectrum

    du: < 0.1 mm

    Wa: 0.1 to 0.3 mm

    Wb: 0.3 to 1 mm

    Wc: 1 to 3 mm

    Wd: 3 to 10 mm

    We: 10 to 30 mm

  • Repeatability (Std. Dev.)
    4% or > 0.4
  • Reproducibility (Std.Dev.)
    6% or > 0.6
  • Object Curvature
    radius > 50 cm
  • Scan Length
    5 / 10 / 20 cm
  • Resolution
    375 Points/cm
  • Min. Sample Size
    35 mm x 150 mm
  • Light Source
    Laser diode, LED
  • Laser Energy
    < 390 µW (Laser class 1)
  • General

  • Memory
    10.000 readings in 1000 test series
  • Interface
    USB port, WiFi optionally
  • Display
    2.8 in capacitive color touch display
  • Languages
    English French German Italian Spanish Chinese Japanese Russian
  • Power supply
    rechargeable Li-Ion battery pack, up to 1000 readings depending on usage
  • Weight
    0.7 kg
  • Weight
    1.55 lb
  • Operating temperature
    10 - 40 °C
  • Storing temperature
    0 - 60 °C
  • Operating temperature
    50 - 104 °F
  • Storing temperature
    32 - 140 °F
  • Relative humidity
    up to 85 % at 35 °C (95 °F) non-condensing
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    15 x 7 x 11 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    5.9 x 2.7 x 4.3 in

Delivery Content

Checking tile (7408)
Docking station with USB cable (7401)
smart-process Software with 2 Licensees for download (4831)
2 rechargeable Li-Ion battery packs (7402)
Carrying case
1-day training


Appearance of a Class A Surface Orange Peel and Brilliance

Color and appearance are essential quality parameters of coatings. Especially the paint finish of an automobile is expected to be brilliant, smooth and uniform. The visual perception is depending on the observer, illumination and viewing conditions as well as on material and product properties. In order to measure waviness objectively instrumental measurement is performed with the wave-scan. The following article reviews visual perception of waviness and brilliance and explains the measurement principle of the wave-scan. Different practical examples are showing possibilities of data interpretation.

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