Rhopoint Novo Gloss Flex 60 60 degree Gloss Meter

Condition: New Brand new item from stock or on order from manufacturer
2 YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY + LIFETIME LAMP WARRANTY
Alternate Names:
DOI, distinctness of image, RSPEC, haze, orange peel, Goniophotometer, RIQ, reflected imag
Stock #:
N1513
Status:
Available In Stock (request a quote)
Product Description Conventional gloss instruments are best suited to large flat areas and test panels, as any curvature of the surfaces can cause measurement errors. The small footprint of the IQ FLEX 60 makes it more effective than a conventional gloss meter in measuring slightly curved surfaces. Its compact size and shape also allows access to difficult to reach areas.

THE RHOPOINT IQ FLEX 60 QUANTIFIES SURFACE QUALITY PROBLEMS THAT ARE INVISIBLE TO A STANDARD GLOSSMETER - it measures reflected image quality; it is the only hand held instrument that profiles how light is reflected from a surface. Gloss meters are usually used to measure the shininess of a surface but are not sensitive to common effects which reduce appearance quality. Orange peel dramatically reduces appearance quality without affecting gloss readings. Haze is a common problem associated with coatings and polished materials. Surfaces with haze have a milky finish with a shallow reflected image. This important characteristic is directly measured with the Rhopoint IQ Flex.

Fast measurement of all parameters. Full on-board statistics with graphical trend analysis and reporting.

* Goniophotometric Curves - Different types of surface textures produce identifiably shaped reflectance profile. This goniophotometric data can be downloaded to PC for further analysis and comparison via the USB cable or Bluetooth data widget.
* Easy Batching - User definable batch names and batch sizes for quicker and more efficient reporting.
* Rapid Data Transfer - Software-free data transfer
- USB connection to PC instantly recognizes the device as a drive location which facilitates the quick transfer of files using Windows Explorer or similar
- Direct Data Input Via Bluetooth - Instantly transmit measured readings directly to programs such as MS Excel on your PC / tablet / smartphone to greatly simplify the reporting process

THE RHOPOINT IQ FLEX 60 MEASURES:
- 60° GLOSS
- RSPEC
- REFLECTANCE HAZE - An optical effect caused by microscopic texture or residue on a surface (milky finish, Halos and patterns etc)
- REFLECTANCE HAZE COMPENSATION - The instrument compensates for reflection from within the coating for highly reflective pigments, metallic coatings and specialty pigments, allowing the haze of any painted surface to be measured.
- REFLECTED IMAGE QUALITY - RIQ is used to quantify effects such as orange peel and surface waviness. Gives higher resolution results compared to Distinctness of Image (DOI) measurement and better mimics human perception of surface texture
- DISTINCTNESS OF IMAGE (DOI) - A measure of how clearly a reflected image will appear in a reflective surface.
- GONIOPHOTOMETRIC CURVES

SPECIFICATIONS:
GLOSS
60° Universal angle - all gloss levels
Resolution 0.1GU ; Repeatability ±0.2GU; Reproducibility ±0.5GU
Measurement range: 60°: 0-1000GU
STANDARDS: Verified performance to ISO 2813, ASTM D523

RSPEC
Peak Specular Reflectance: 60° ±0.09905°
Measurement range: 0-1000GU

HAZE
Near Specular Reflectance measured at 57.8-59.0°, 61-62.2°
Switchable between Haze Units (HU) and Log Haze Units (LogHU)
Resolution 0.1HU; Repeatability ±0.5HU
Reproducibility ±1.5HU

RIQ
Resolution 0.1; Repeatability ±0.2; Reproducibility ±0.5
Measurement range: 0-100

DOI
Resolution 0.1; Repeatability ±0.2; Reproducibility ±0.5
Measurement range: 0-100

Operation
- Full color easy to read screen
- Auto-rotating measurement screen
- Adjustable brightness
- 6 button touch sensitive interface
Construction
- All aluminum construction - enclosure, optics, standard holder Measurement
- Single button push to measure all parameters
- Fast measurement
- Results batching with user definable names
Statistical Analysis
- Max, min, mean, SD
- All measured parameters
Graphical Analysis
- On board trend analysis
- Gloss and IQ values
Power
- Rechargeable lithium ion
- 6 hours operation
- 4,000+ readings per charge
Recharge Time
- Mains charger: 4hrs
Memory
- 8 MB = 999 readings
- User definable alphanumeric batching
Data Transfer
- PC compatible
- USB connection, no software installation required
Measurement Area
- 60° = 6mm x 6.39mm ellipse
- Remote control via USB / Bluetooth

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES:
Instrument with 60° Flex head
Calibration tile with holder
USB data cable
Mini CD
Instruction manual
Bluetooth data app
Example Excel spreadsheets
Instructional videos

The following link provides additional information from the instruction manual or original manufacturer's brochure. Right-click to open the PDF in a new window or download it:
http://www.labequip.com/stock/pictures/n1513.pdf

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