Gloss Meter PICOGLOSS 503
Extremly small, handy Two-Angle Gloss Meter
three-angle gloss meter with measuring geometries of 20°, 60° and 85°, for standardised measurements
(in accordance with DIN, ISO, ASTM, BS and JIS) of all three gloss ranges “high gloss“, “medium gloss “
and “low gloss“ – thus it is almost universally applicable.
The PICOGLOSS 503 is operated by way of a scroll wheel using a simple, user-friendly navigation on the
color display. The measuring procedure is started by actuating a key that is located at the side in an
In case of e. g. high gloss metallic or chromiumplated surfaces the instrument switches over
automatically to mirror gloss measurement. The integrated USB (Mini) as well as Bluetooth®
interfaces enable the data transmission to a PC. Additionally, also the power supply can be provided
through the integrated USB (Mini) interface, by a PC.
The PICOGLOSS 503 is catched in a handy case which also houses the calibration standard “A”.
The menu prompting is multi-lingual; switchable to
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese,
Portuguese and Russain.
In addition to the measuring and calibration values,
the high-contrast LC display shows the current mode
as well as messages and instructions.
For the calibration only one calibrating standard is
required. After key pressure the calibration routine
runs automatically. The calibration value is stored in
the PICOGLOSS 503. After switching on the
instrument a self-test of approx. 2 seconds is made
automatically assessing also the condition of the
standard. If necessary, a check or cleaning of the
calibrating standard is recommended on the display.
The instrument switches over automatically e. g. in
case of high-gloss metallic or chromium-plated
surfaces the reflection values of which exceed the
standard measuring range:
– 20° -> 0 – 2000 (GU)
– 60° -> 0 – 1000 (GU)
– 85° -> 0 – 160 (GU).
(GU = gloss units)
Software for data transmission for memory reading
or online measurement with a test report compiled
beforehand is available free of charge at
- EN ISO 2813
- ISO 7668
- ISO 2813
- DIN 67530
- ASTM D 523