Gardco announces IQ Flex 20 Gloss-Haze-DOI-Goniophotometer

Gardco announces IQ Flex 20 Gloss-Haze-DOI-GoniophotometerGardco’s new IQ FLEX 20 is an intelligent instrument for measuring reference of reflective appearance such as gloss, haze, distinctiveness of image (DOI) and goniophotometer curves.

The Rhopoint IQ Gloss-Haze-DOI-Goniophotometer has been established as the reference instrument for measuring reflective appearance. In a single fast measurement it captures information about the gloss and texture on a sample surface. Combined gloss, haze and orange peel (DOI/RIQ values) information has made the IQ essential for controlling appearance finish in the paints and coatings sector.

Previously only available for measuring flat surfaces, this technology is now available in a new format specifically designed for curved surfaces and small and delicate parts. The IQ Flex 20 has many beneficial features. It has Bluetooth compatibility for transmitting data, full on-board statistics (max, min, mean, S.D.) and graphs, and easy customization for every application. The IQ FLEX 20 can be customized with magnetically attached adaptor plates and these can be easily interchanged for different applications:

Interchangeable magnetic adaptors allow reduced measurement spot sizes down to 4mm or 2mm. Bespoke 3D-printed adaptor jigs allow for repeatable control of small parts, buttons and controls

The IQ FLEX 20 has a battery life of at least 17 hours of operation, or more than 20,000 readings per charge. It charges in 4 hours with a rechargeable lithium ion. Memory can store more than 1000 readings. PC compatible, USB connection, no software required data transfer. The unit measures 5.90×3.11×1.34 inches (without head) and weighs 1.21 pounds.

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