Gloss Meter Tri-angle is used to test the gloss of different kinds of materials such as ceramics, paper, paint, metals, and plastics. The device is highly portable, accurate, sensitive and compact which is available in different models basically for the laboratory testing purposes. It has handy battery operated model which is provided with various measuring geometrical angles i.e. 20 degrees, 60 degree and 85 degree. The testing device is used to measure the whiteness or brightness of plantation white sugar as well as measures the reflectance of fabrics. The instrument offers excellent correlation with visual gloss or shining of the flat object. The correlation reduces if the sample changes from being flat. The test process is widely used to ascertain the appearance of shine on the surface and the surface quality as well.
The device is best enough to measure the brightness or gloss of paints, plastics, opaque glasses, porcelains, ceramics, paper, pigments, clothes, powders, etc.
- GB/T 9754,
- ASTM D523,
- ASTM D2457.