Professional Gloss Meter for All Your Gloss Testing Needs

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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Testing the glossiness of a surface is paramount as it directly impacts how a material is perceived by individuals. For manufacturers, assessing glossiness helps to ensure consistent production quality while meeting customer expectations. With precise gloss measurements, one can ascertain if surfaces possess optimal reflectivity, enhancing the overall appeal of the materials. To make it easy for the manufacturers of different industries to test the glossiness of the surface, one can easily make the use of Testronix gloss meter triangle.

 This is one of the high-quality laboratory testing equipment that will accurately measure the gloss reflection of the surface and ensure that it has the right glossiness levels. The gloss of the material can be measured from different geometrical angles i.e. 20°, 60°, 85°.

In this blog, we are going to provide you with information about the gloss meter triangle, and how this quality testing equipment is useful in testing the glossiness of surfaces accurately. So, let us get started!

Introduction to gloss meter triangle

Measuring the glossiness of a surface holds significant importance across various industries and applications. Glossiness directly affects the visual appeal of a product or material. Whether it's a glossy car finish, a shiny cosmetic package, or a polished piece of furniture, the level of gloss plays a crucial role in attracting and pleasing the eye of the consumer.

To ensure that the product will have the right gloss level, one can easily make the use of Testronix gloss meter triangle. This is one of the high-quality lab testing equipment that is used to measure the brightness, and whiteness of various products such as white sugar and many more and also measure the reflectance of the fabrics when placed in different lighting conditions. It provides a great correlation of shining or visual gloss when the sample is placed flat.

The correlation of the glass changes if the sample is tilted from the flat position. The procedure is used to measure the shine, appearance, and quality of the products.

The instrument is more suitable for measuring the gloss of paints, the brightness of paints, opaque glasses, plastics, ceramics, pigments, papers, powders, clothes and many more.

It has been designed as per industry standards including ASTM D2457, ASTM D523, ISO2813; GB/T 9754. This will ensure accuracy in test results.

You can easily measure the glossiness of the material like a pro with the Testronix gloss meter triangle.

Now, let us discuss brief information about the features and technical specifications of this quality testing equipment.

  • Measurements of the device are done on the basis of the standards JJG696. The standard fulfils the working requirement of a Gloss Meter.

  • The chromaticity of the instrument is correspondent to the CIE 1931(2°) which is done under a CIEC light source.

  • Some Standard Accessories are also delivered with the device which makes the working of the instrument easy. The accessories are Power Adapter, User Manual, USB cable, Calibration Plate, and software CD (except the basic model).

Technical specifications:

  • It measures 5x36mm area of the sample from an 85-degree angle, 9x15mm area at a 60-degree angle and 10x10m m area from a 20-degree angle.

  • The instrument offers a division value of 0.1 GU.

  • It provides a measuring range of 0~1000GU from 20 degrees, 0~1000GU from 60 degrees, and 0~160GU from 85 degrees.

  • The instrument offers different measurement units i.e.

  • Range : – 100-1000GU, 10-100GU, 0-10GU.

  • Reproducibility : – ± 0.5%GU, ± 0.5GU, ± 0.2GU

  • Repeatability : – ± 0.2%GU, ± 0.2GU, ± 0.1GU

With these high-end features and technical specifications, manufacturers can easily test the glossiness of the surface and ensure that quality products will be delivered to the customers. You can read more on the importance of gloss measurement in automobiles.

If you want to know more about this testing instrument like the gloss meter working, or gloss meter price, then give us a call at +91 9313140140 or email us at Our team of technical experts will consult you regarding all your needs and queries.    

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