3nh Gloss Meters

Shenzhen 3nh Technology Co., Ltd. is a pioneer in the fields of gloss measurement, colour assessment and solutions. One of their flagship product lines is their digital gloss meters. All 3nh gloss meters are manufactured in accordance with international standards such as ISO 2813, ASTM D523 and GB/T 9754.

In additional to being economical, 3nh offers you the advantage of having multiple models to choose from. It caters to a wide variety of markets by having numerous variants of single and tri angle gloss meters. The single angle models, which are preferred by most users with straight-forward gloss measuring applications, measure gloss at 60°, while the multi angle models can give the GU value measured at 20°, 60°, and 85°. If you are not sure whether you need a single angle or multi angle gloss meter, refer to our expert’s selection guide.

YG60 Gloss Meter

Single Angle Gloss Meters

HG268 Gloss Meter

Multi-Angle Gloss Meters

Single Angle Gloss Meters

3nh produce five models that measure gloss at a single angle, 60°. Each model varies in terms of measuring range, division value, repeatability, reproducibility, and so on. While the basic models such as YG60S and YG60 have to be operated by means of buttons, the more advanced models such as HG60S, HG60, NHG60, and NHG60M can be operated by the bright touch screen display built onto the handy instrument. Most of the high-end models are accompanied by GQC6 QC software that makes it easy to print test reports and some other functionalities.

Gloss Meter 60 Degree Models

To cater to all possible fields of application, 3nh offers different models with each one having certain specific features necessary for that application. The following are 3nh’s line-up of digital gloss meters to suit various applications:

  • YG60S
  • YG60
  • HG60s
  • HG60
  • NHG 60
YG60S
YG60s Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range: 0 – 200 GU
  • Division value: 1 GU
  • Repeatability:

0 – 100GU: ±0.5GU
100 – 200 GU: ±0.5%GU

YG60
YG60 Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range: 0 – 1000 GU
  • Division value: 0.1 GU
  • Repeatability:

0 – 100 GU: ±0.2 GU
100 – 2000 GU: ±0.2% GU

HG60s
HG60s Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range: 0 – 200 GU
  • Division value: 1 GU
  • Repeatability: ±1 GU
  • Reproducibility: ±1 GU
  • Touch screen for easier usage and comparison
HG60
HG60 Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range: 0 – 300 GU
  • Division value: 0.1 GU
  • Repeatability:

0 – 10 GU: ±0.1 GU
10 – 100 GU: ±0.2 GU
100-300 GU: ±0.2% GU

  • Reproducibility:

0 – 10 GU: ±0.2 GU
10 – 100 GU: ±0.5 GU
100-300 GU: ±0.5% GU

  • Touch screen for easier usage and comparison
NHG 60
NHG60 Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range: 0 – 1000 GU
  • Division value: 0.1 GU
  • Repeatability:

0 – 10 GU: ±0.1 GU
10 – 100 GU: ±0.2 GU
100 – 1000 GU: ±0.2% GU

  • Reproducibility:

0 – 10 GU: ±0.2 GU
10 – 100 GU: ±0.5 GU
100 – 1000 GU: ±0.5% GU

  • Touch screen for easier usage and comparison

Multi-Angle Gloss Meters

For certain special applications, you might require gloss meters which can record GU at angles other than 60°. To satisfy such applications, 3nh has a range of tri angle gloss meters that can measure the GU at 20°, 60°, and 85°.

The basic model, YG268, is economical and can be operated by means of buttons built onto the instrument. The more advanced models such as HG268 and NHG268 are more sophisticated and have a built-in touch screen that can be used for easy operation of the instrument.

Multi-angle Gloss Meter Models

  • YG268
  • HG268
  • NHG268
YG268
YG60 Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range:
  • 20°: 0 – 2000 GU 60°: 0 – 1000 GU 85°: 0 – 160 GU
  • Division value: 0.1 GU
  • Repeatability:
0 – 100 GU: ±0.2 GU 100 – 2000 GU: ±0.2% GU
HG268
YG60 Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range:
20°: 0 – 1000 GU 60°: 0 – 1000 GU 85°: 0 – 160 GU
  • Division value: 0.1 GU
  • Repeatability:
0 – 10 GU: ±0.1 GU 10 – 100 GU: ±0.2 GU 100 – 1000 GU: ±0.2% GU
  • Reproducibility:
0 – 10 GU: ±0.2 GU 10 – 100 GU: ±0.5 GU 100-1000 GU: ±0.5% GU
NHG268
YG60 Gloss Meter
  • Measuring range:
20°: 0 – 2000 GU 60°: 0 – 1000 GU 85°: 0 – 160 GU
  • Division value: 0.1 GU
  • Repeatability:
0 – 10 GU: ±0.1 GU 10 – 100 GU: ±0.2 GU 100 – 1000 GU: ±0.2% GU
  • Reproducibility:
0 – 10 GU: ±0.2 GU 10 – 100 GU: ±0.5 GU 100-1000 GU: ±0.5% GU

Gloss meter calibration

Calibration of gloss meters is a must to make sure that the readings are consistent. All models of 3nh gloss meters come with built-in calibration tiles. 3nh gloss meters can be calibrated by the click of a button. Care must be taken to maintain the calibration tile free from dust, scratches, and fingerprints. As soon as calibration is done, the instrument would be ready for measuring gloss. It is advisable to perform calibration once in every few weeks or months based on the frequency of usage.

Gloss meter applications

Gloss is a parameter of visual perception and is an important determinant of the appearance of various objects. Manufacturers might also be use gloss to assess the quality of objects. To objectively evaluate gloss, gloss meters are indispensable in many industries, some of which are:

Gloss meter for marble

To gauge the quality of the finish and ensure quality, gloss meters are prevalently used by the marble and other related industries such as granites, ceramics, and precious stones.

Gloss meter for paints

An important aspect in this age of mass production is the homogeneity of the large quantity of the goods being manufactured. One such parameter which is checked to ensure homogeneity of painted surfaces is the gloss, which can be achieved with a high-quality gloss meter.

Gloss meter for plastics

Different grades of plastics are used in diverse sectors right from packaging to automobile interiors. For various products, the quality of the packaging could determine sales and one crucial factor of the packaging material would be the gloss. In the case of automobile, the plastics used for interiors could determine customer experience. To assess the gloss of such plastics, portable gloss meters come in handy.

Other gloss meter applications

In addition to the most common applications mentioned above, gloss meters are also used in other industries such as leather, agricultural research, and maintenance departments.

Gloss meter price

Agaram Industries is the authorized distributor of Shenzhen 3nh Technology Co. Ltd. gloss meters in India. To get a quotation with the gloss meter price, you can fill up this form or directly send an email to sales@agaramindia.com.

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