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Lovibond® Gardner Comparator 2000+

ASTM D1544, ASTM D1500, ASTM D6166

Comparator 2000

The Two-Field Comparator 2000+ is the easiest way for you to measure against the Gardner Scale and show compliance to standards. It is a useful Quality Control instrument for in-coming and out-going goods. Reliable and repeatable colour test results are key to ensuring final product quality and minimising production costs.



  • Self-contained kit to measure gardner color
  • Fast, economical & portable visual matching
  • Two-field vision for accurate results, includes an integrated prism which causes the sample and comparison fields to overlap, allowing enhanced colour discrimination and matching. The prism is ultrasonically sealed to prevent contamination of the optics. Each individually graded glass standard represents a discrete step on the measurement range (as opposed to a continuous graduation), aiding color discrimination and allowing great accuracy of results.
  • Ability to guarantee constant lighting conditions, an optional item is the Daylight 2000 Lighting Unit. This is a standardised light source which guarantees you a constant lighting condition for accurate color grading. This is particularly useful when the sample is very pale in color. By using a lighting unit, you can confident of uniform lighting conditions for color matching, 24 hours a day and irrespective of ambient lighting.
  • Applications: edible oils and fats, petroleum oils and waxes
  • Easy to use, just rotate the disc to get the closest result to the scale.
  • Flexible, modular system for visual color grading. Using a suitable comparator instrument and glass disc, you can quickly visually match the sample directly against the calibrated, color stable glass standards.
  • Extended shelf life, test discs that incorporate colored glass standards that are color stable and not affected by UV light or extreme environmental conditions.
  • Two models available:
    • Gardner Color Scale for ASTM D1544
    • ASTM Color Scale for ASTM D1500




Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
Item Number Item Prices

CL-433340 - Comparator 2000+, daylight 2000+ lighting unit, (2) W680/OG 10mm fused glass cells, 4/30 AS Gardner scale disc 1 - 9, and 4/30 BS Gardner scale disc 10 - 18

CL-41509 - Comparator 2000+, 4/81 ASTM D1500 Abbreviated Color disc 1.0 - 5.0, and (2) W680/OG/33mm fused glass cells


AF334 Gardner Comparator System 2000+ Package

CL-415090 ASTM D1500 Kit in carrying case 1,945.00
Optional Accessory
CL-142000 Comparator 2000+ (only) 194.00
CL-171010 Daylight 2000+ Lighting Unit 1,521.00
CL-606810 W680/OG 10mm fused glass cell 87.00
CL-243030 4/30 AS Gardner scale disc 1 - 9 659.00
CL-243040 4/30 BS Gardner scale disc 10 - 18 659.00
CL-292830 4/82 ASTM D 1500 Abbreviated Color Disc 0.5 - 4.5 1,503.00
CL-241270 4/81 ASTM D 1500 Abbreviated Color disc 1.0 - 5.0 1,503.00
CL-606880 W680/OG/33mm fused glass cell 125.00
Lovibond® and Tintometer® are the registered trade marks of The Tintometer Ltd., Amesbury, UK. Calibration Certificate for discs available upon request - Please call for pricing.
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