The Horiba IG Series gloss checkers feature a digital display and bring pinpoint accuracy to gloss evaluation. The IG-340 model takes high-precision measurements with an integral light source and detector, while letting the user gather and view averaged data. The IG-340 is 30% smaller than the previous model, making it easy to hold and carry with one hand. The IG-331 model offers high-efficiency and flexibility utilizing a separate detector and light source, with the ability to switch between 60° and 20° measurement angles.
The Horiba IG-340 gloss meter has an incident angle and reception angle of 60° with a 12mm x 6mm measuring oval. The LED light source (880 nm) and SPD (silicone photodiode) detector provide a measuring range of 0 to 100.0 and display range of 0 to 199.0 (resolution 0.1).
The Horiba IG-331 gloss meter has incident and reception angles of 60° (60° measurement) and 20° (20° measurement). The measuring area for 60° is a 3mm x 4mm oval and 3mm x 4mm for 20°. The IG-331's LED light source has a wavelength of 890nm and a measuring range and display range of 0 to 100 and 0 to 199, respectively. Both the IG-340 and IG-331 gloss meters offer reproducibility of ±5% F.S. ±1 digit.
This product can be used in the following applications:
The Background: Our customer is a grocery store interested in improving the customer experience by making sure their store meets the high standards expected, especially related to cleanliness inside the store and the freshness of their produce.
The Problem: A customer’s first impression of a grocery store is often based upon how they see things. If something’s shiny, it’s perceived as being cleaner or fresher. Quantifying this can be tricky.
The Solution: The Horiba IG series gloss checker is a unique product that brings pinpoint accuracy to gloss evaluation. These meters can be used to measure the gloss of the displays, floors, and some fruits helping the store determine when something need to be cleaned or replaced.
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