Appearance & Measurement Experts since 1986


Distributor of QC test equipment primarily focused towards appearance quality measurement within North, Central and South Americas.

About Rhopoint Americas

Rhopoint Americas Inc., was established in 2018 to provide a dedicated service to customers located in North, Central and South Americas.  Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Rhopoint Americas is ideally situated to offer support to the automotive and coatings industry sectors.

Carrying comprehensive local stock of the appearance testing instruments manufactured by Rhopoint Instruments Ltd., Rhopoint Americas offers online ordering for all instruments in the range at manufacturer’s direct pricing.

Service, calibration and basic repairs are carried out by Rhopoint Americas, the ONLY factory authorised and approved service centre for Rhopoint Instruments in North America.

President of Rhopoint Americas is Darryl Case, an individual with over 35 years’ experience in supplying advanced testing systems to the automotive and aerospace industries in North America.

Rhopoint Americas is a member of the Powder Coating Institute

Contact Rhopoint Americas

1000 John R Road
Suite 209

Opening hours:
Mon – Thu: 08.30 to 17.00
Fri: 08.30 to 12.45


Rhopoint ID

Advanced and complete analysis of transparent appearance (material sharpness, clarity, haze) of plastics and glass.

Rhopoint IQ

Measure gloss, haze and distinctness of Image of reflective surfaces. Quantify orange peel of paint.

Novo-Gloss Trio with Haze

Gloss meter with haze measurement of matt to mirror surface finishes. In accordance with ISO 2813, ASTM D523, ASTM D4039,
ASTM E430.


Measure the film forming temperature point of waterborne coatings, varnishes and adhesives.

Novo Shade Duo +

Opacity measurement of films and coatings. Shade measurement of coatings. Measure the cleanliness / oxidisation of a surface.

Optimap PSD

Map and measure surface finishes, quantify common paint defects – sagging,  fish eyes, inclusions, blistering.


Coatings Research and QC Laboratories have trusted Rhopoint test instruments for many years and trust in the measurements made with our instruments. The Rhopoint MFFT is used by research laboratories of almost every multinational coatings producers. The Novo-Gloss range of gloss meters have been manufactured by Rhopoint since 1986 and have established a reputation for excellence in accuracy, reliability and simplicity of use.

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