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PosiTector GLS Gloss Meter

Article No. 15200

60 Standard Body and Probe

The Positector GLS Gloss Meter is a portable gloss measurement instrument for all surface finishes. There is a 60°, 20°/60° and 20°/60°/85° version available, and is compatible with the PosiTector Standard and Advanced Gauges.

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$1,765.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


  • Fast measurement speed, 60+ readings per minute

  • Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation

  • On-gage help explains menu items at the touch of a button

  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings

  • All-metal probe construction for long term stability

  • Weatherproof, dustproof, and water-resistant gage body, IP65-rated enclosure

  • Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip

  • Rugged, indoor/outdoor instrument, ideal for field or shop use

  • Shock-absorbing protective rubber holster for added impact resistance

  • Two year warranty on gage body AND probe

  • Statistics mode continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max, and number of readings while measuring

  • Screen Capture, save 100 screen images for record keeping and review

  • HiLo alarm audibly and visibly alerts when measurements exceed user-specified limits, can be used as Pass/Fail for quick inspection

  • Instant-on feature quickly powers up the gage if recently powered down

  • Up to 30% longer battery life

  • USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included

  • View pre-formatted reports and .csv data with PosiSoft USB Drive, no software installation required

  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped

  • Includes PosiSoft Software for viewing and reporting data

  • Software Updates via web keep your gage current

  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NRC for both the probe and gloss standard included

  • Automatic Diagnosis and Auto Calibration upon power-on using the protective base plate with integrated calibration standard (tile)

  • Store multiple calibration standards (tiles) for quick calibration adjustment

  • Conforms to national and international standards including ISO and ASTM

  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector probes easily converting to a coating thickness gage, dew point meter, soluble surface profile gage, soluble salt tester, hardness tester, or ultrasonic wall thickness gage

  • Selectable units for each geometry, Gloss and % Reflectance

  • Auto rotating display with Flip Lock

  • Selectable display languages

Technical Attributes

  • Data
    Measurement Angle:20°60°85°
    Measurement Area:10 x 10 mm10 x 20 mm4 x 45 mm
    Measurement Range:0 - 2,000 GU0 - 1,000 GU0 - 160 GU
    Repeatability:±0.2 GU (≤100 GU), ±0.2% (>100 GU)
    Reproducibility:±0.5 GU (≤100 GU), ±0.5% (>100 GU)
    Resolution:Gloss:±0.1 GU (≤100 GU), ±1 GU (>100 GU)
    % Reflectance:0.1%
    Haze:±0.1 (≤100), ±1 (>100)
    Operating Conditions:0° to 45° C (32° to 113° F) - non-condensing
    Probe Size:165 x 73 x 32 mm (6.5" x 2.875" x 1.25")
    Probe Weight555 g (19.6 oz.)
    Gloss Range60° valueMeasure with
    High Gloss:> 70 GU20°
    Semi Gloss:10 - 70 GU60°
    Low/Matte:< 10 GU85°

More Information

Standard Models - Includes ALL features previously listed plus...

  • Storage of 1,000 readings per probe

Advanced Models - Includes ALL features previously listed plus...

  • Storage of 250,000 readings in up to 1,000 batches and sub-batches
  • Differential Mode automatically calculates the difference between the current reading and a stored reference value
  • 2 Powerful Scan Modes for quantifying large surfaces
    • Normal - take continuous readings
    • Statistics - take continuous readings and record average, standard deviation, min/max, and number of readings while scanning
  • Live graphing of measurement data
  • Touchscreen keyboard for quickly renaming batches, adding notes, and more
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net and downloads software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Technology for data transfer to a mobile device running the PosiTector App or optional portable printer. BLE API available for integration into third-party software.
  • Integrate with third-party software, drones, ROVs, PLCs, and robotic devices using several industry-standard communication protocols


Conforms to ASTM C584/D523/D4039, ISO 2813/7668, JIS Z 8741, AS/NZS 1580.602.2

Delivery Content

ALL GAGES COME COMPLETE with protective base plate with integrated calibration standard (tile), 10 cleaning wipes, protective rubber holster, wrist strap, 3 AAA batteries, instructions, hard shell case, protective lens shield, Long Form Certificate of Calibration, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, two year warranty.

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