- 20/60/85° low cost glossmeter for all gloss applications
- Rapid data transfer
- To ensure accurate and reliable results, the Novo-Gloss Trio 20/60/85 Glossmeter is supplied with standards calibrated and certified according to ISO 17025 UKAS
- Does the surface to be measured have texturing?
Rhopoint has been manufacturing the Novo-Gloss range of gloss meters since 1986. Today, the 4th generation of instruments feature Bluetooth connectivity, simple export of values to .csv, full software for reporting whilst maintaining an intuitive incredibly easy-to-use interface. Complying to all major ASTM and ISO standards, Rhopoint glossmeters are an ideal choice for gloss measurement both in the laboratory or production environment.
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Why is it important to measure gloss?
Gloss measurement has several benefits across various industries and applications.
Gloss is closely associated with the perceived visual appearance of a surface. By measuring gloss, manufacturers and designers can ensure consistent and desirable surface finishes, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of their products.
Gloss measurement provides an objective and standardized way to assess the quality of a surface finish. By establishing gloss specifications, manufacturers can monitor and maintain product quality during production, minimizing variations and defects.
Gloss measurement can reveal surface imperfections, such as scratches, orange peel, or other irregularities that can impact the overall appearance. This helps in identifying and addressing manufacturing or finishing issues early on.
In certain applications, gloss can impact the functionality and performance of a product. For example, in coatings or paints, gloss levels can affect durability, resistance to weathering, cleanability, and even how well the surface reflects heat or light. Measuring gloss helps assess and optimize these performance characteristics.
Many companies strive to maintain consistent visual branding across their products. Gloss measurement ensures that the gloss levels of different components or materials used in manufacturing are consistent, helping to uphold brand identity and customer expectations.
Research and development
Gloss measurement is valuable in research and development processes. It allows scientists and engineers to evaluate and compare different materials, surface treatments, or coatings for their gloss properties, enabling informed decision-making and optimization of formulations.
By controlling and measuring gloss, manufacturers can deliver products with consistent visual appearance and quality, meeting or exceeding customer expectations. This can lead to increased customer satisfaction, repeat business, and positive brand reputation.
Overall, gloss measurement plays a crucial role in maintaining quality, consistency, and performance in various industries where surface appearance is important.