Novo-Gloss 45° Glossmeter

Gloss measurement of plastic films to ASTM D2457

Gloss measurement of ceramics to ASTM C346

Pass / fail for easy identification of non conformances

Description

The Rhopoint Novo-Gloss 45º measures gloss using a specialist geometry often specified in the ceramics, metal manufacturing and film making industries.
The instrument benefits from the Novo-Gloss technology, it is small lightweight and is complete with statistical analysis and can download saved readings to PC.

Glossmeter Measurement Theory

Novo-Gloss-45-measuring-film

Novo-Gloss 45 glossmeter measuring film over a matt black background (recommended test method)

Features:

Automatic recognition of instrument calibration tile

When calibrating the instrument to the matched calibration tile, the instrument will also detect if the calibrated values do not match the actual stored values. This will highlight any scratches or contamination on the calibration tile which indicate that it should be cleaned / replaced.

Specifications

45° Gloss
Range (GU) 0-100 100-1000
Repeatability 0.2 (GU) 0.2%
Reproducibility 0.5 (GU) 0.5%
Resolution (GU) 0.1
Measurement Area 8 x 12mm ellipse
Standards ASTM D2457 ASTM C346
Battery Type Rechargeable Lithium ion
Operation (hours) 17+
Readings per charge 20,000+
Memory 8MB, 2,000 readings
Operating Temperature 15-40°C (60-104°F)
Operating Humidity Up to 85%, non condensing
Commodity Code 9027 5000
Dimensions & Weights
Dimensions 65mm x 140mm x 50mm (H x W x D)
Weight 390g
Packed Weight 1.6kg
Packed Dimensions 110mm x 280mm x 220mm (H x W x D)

Standards

ASTM D2457 Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss of Plastic Films and Solid Plastics
ASTM C346 Standard Test Method for 45-deg Specular Gloss of Ceramic Materials

Data Transfer

Software-free data transfer

USB connection to PC instantly recognises the device as a drive location which facilitates the quick transfer of .CSV files using Windows Explorer or similar.

Batch BatTime Date Time Pass / Fail GLOSS20 GLOSS60 GLOSS85 HAZE LOG HAZE CALIBRATED CERTIFIED SERIAL NO PCB.temp Env.temp.deg C
Batch.001 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:30 N/A 100.35 99.6 99.5 0 0.34 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.83 26.56
Batch.001 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:32 N/A 100.43 99.63 99.5 0 0 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.64 26.65
Batch.001 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:34 N/A 100.43 99.57 99.43 0.01 0.17 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.64 26.62
Batch.001 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:36 N/A 100.47 99.63 99.4 0 0 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.83 26.69
Batch.001 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:38 N/A 100.52 99.6 99.45 0 0 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 27.01 26.69
Batch.002 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:40 N/A 100.51 99.6 99.43 0.01 0 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.83 26.75
Batch.002 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:42 N/A 100.47 99.6 99.43 0 0.01 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.83 26.76
Batch.002 10:50:30 02/07/19 10:50:44 N/A 100.54 99.6 99.47 0 0 02/07/19 02/07/19 1181180 26.83 26.75

Direct data input via BT wireless

Instantly transmit measured readings directly to programs such as MS Excel on your PC / tablet to greatly simplify the reporting process.

1 2 3 4 5 6
Date 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19
Time 11:16:24 11:16:24 11:17:17 11:17:37 11:17:58 11:18:29
20 30.8 32.3 28.4 35.1 34.6 28
60 70.1 71.8 68.3 73.8 73.2 68.3
80 88.9 89.1 87.8 90.4 90.4 87.5
Calibrated 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19
Serviced 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19 02/07/19
S/N 1181180 1181180 1181180 1181180 1181180 1181180

Statistical analysis via Novo-Gloss Multi Gauge software

The included software provides an easy means to measure, import and compare data and export the measurements into several other file formats, e.g. PDF, Excel® or CSV.

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