Gloss meters are used for measuring the specular reflection gloss of a surface. The gloss is determined by the measuring of the amount of reflected light at an equal, but opposite angle from the light beam. The quantity of light is determined by shining light from a defined angle at a surface and then measuring the light opposite the source of light at the same angle. The measurement is then compared to a standard. The most common angle for measurement is 60°.
GAOTek offers a wide range of compact and portable gloss meters with auto calibration function for immediate use and easy to use for new users for sale to the United States, Canada and globally. The gloss meters follow the accordance with the international standard ASTMD523, ASTMD1455, ASTMC346, ASTMC584, ASTMD2457, DIN ENISO2813, DIN67530, ENISO7668, JISZ8741, MFT30064, TAPPIT480, GB9754, GB/T13891, GB7706 and GB8807. Its parameters conform with JJG696-2002.
The Gloss is utilized as a visual indication which causes the surface of an object to be shiny or lustrous, metallic or matte appearance. The more the direct light is being projected and reflected, the more impression gloss is visible.
Gloss meter is a revolutionary technology that is used measure the reflection of the light off a surface from a given angle.
Some innovations that have been introduced include:
- New auto-diagnosis feature which it checks the calibration values and improves the accuracy of the instrument. The auto diagnosis tells when to calibrate and even checks if the standard is clean.
- New simple UI that offers a clear menu structure and new scroll wheel allow even inexperienced users to use the instrument.
- New gloss meters offer multiple readings per sample with full statistics.
- Direct data transfer to Excel, and the results are immediately displayed in a professional QC report with graphs for easier documentation.
GAOTek’s gloss meter is made up of these few features:
- compact and small
- auto calibration
- Power: built-in ion rechargeable battery
- Other Functions: data browsing and viewing function, backlight display
- 254 groups of measurements.
Gloss meters are used to test automotive interior and exterior parts, furniture, white goods, building materials, and more. Gloss meters are used in production, laboratory, and field measurements which are available in both hand-held and bench-top models. In the laboratory and field, gloss meters are used in research and development, quality check and analytical functions while it more use in painting, coating, automobile, plastic, ceramic, paper, and metal industries are among the industries that use gloss meters as a regular basis. Applications vary from quality control in surface finishing lines to production control in plastics fabrication plants.
GAOTek’s gloss meters follows the international standard of ASTMD523, ASTMD1455, ASTMC346, ASTMC584, ASTMD2457, DIN ENISO2813, DIN67530, ENISO7668, JISZ8741, MFT30064, TAPPIT480, GB9754, GB/T13891, GB7706 and GB8807. While its technical parameters conform with JJG696-2002. it is recommended to use a checking standard tile as the standard tile has assigned gloss values for each angle which are traceable to National Standards. International standards are available that define the specification and required method for different types of gloss meters used for different types of materials such as ceramics, paint, plastics, metals, paper, and automobile.
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Gloss Meter with 60/85 Degree (999 Data Groups)ID: GT00X800ZR Call for Quote
Gloss Meter with long Measure Spot and Mode (Standard Setting)ID: GT00X800ZS Call for Quote
GAOTek Gloss Meter with Compact Design (Auto Calibration)ID: GT00X800ZX Call for Quote
This Gloss Meter with Compact Design (Auto Calibration) comes with three measuring angles 20°, 60° and 85° and can be used in floor maintenance , surface cleaning quality control and so on.
GAOTek Gloss Meter with Rapid Measurement (Large Storage)ID: GT00X800ZY Call for Quote
This Gloss Meter with Rapid Measurement (Large Storage) is designed to be used in floor maintenance and surface cleaning quality control with the measuring angle of 20°/60°.
GAOTek Gloss Meter with Accurate Measurement (Auto Calibration)ID: GT00X800ZZ Call for Quote
This Gloss Meter with Accurate Measurement (Auto Calibration) is designed to measure the gloss of a surface in the range from 0.1 GU to 200 GU with the measuring angle of 60°.
Portable Gloss Meter (Light weight, High Damp Proof)ID: GT00X800ZW Call for Quote
Digital Gloss Meter with Surface Quality (Paint Inspect)ID: GT00X800ZU Call for Quote
Digital Gloss Meter with Surface Inspection (Tile Measure)ID: GT00X800ZT Call for Quote
Auto Calibrate Digital Gloss Meter (Masonry&Washer Check)ID: GT00X800ZV Call for Quote
Gloss Meter with Three Incident Angle (Data Storage)ID: GT00XW00ZR Call for Quote