What is a gloss meter?
Gloss meter, also known as gloss meter. This is an instrument used to determine the surface gloss of ceramics, paints, inks, plastics, marble, aluminum, hardware and other materials. At present, there are mainly three types of high gloss, medium gloss and low gloss on the market. The three types of gloss mainly correspond to the different measurement angles. The suitable measurement angles for high gloss, medium gloss, and low gloss are 20 degrees, 60 degrees, and 85 degrees, respectively.
Glossiness is a physical quantity that evaluates the ability of a material's surface to reflect light under a set of geometrically specified conditions, and it has the reflective properties of direction selection. We usually say gloss refers to "mirror gloss", so the gloss meter is sometimes called "mirror gloss meter". Gloss is completely different from the concept of "finishness" or "roughness" in the machining industry, which is the continuation of the small unevenness of the surface of the material.
Linshang LS192 portable gloss meter can be used for the surface gloss test of paints, coatings, inks, plastics, paper, tiles, ceramics, stone, metal and electroplated products. It is a 60 degree angle gloss meter with measurement range up to 1000GU. The test data can be comparable to the German BYK gloss tester.