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Home  >>  Products  >>  Color/Gloss  >>  Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer
Novo-Shade Duo + Reflectometer

ISO 2814, 6504, BS 3900-D4, D7, ASTM E97, E1347, D4214, ASTM D2805, D589

Novo-Shade Duo  
 
The Novo-Shade Duo reflectometer has 3 modes of operation

Opacity - This is used for measuring the hiding power of a coating or plastic film

Shade - Measure the shade of surface on a greyscale

Cleanliness - Measure the substrate cleanliness or oxidization of a surface



FEATURES TECHNICAL DATA MORE INFO VIDEO PRICE LIST
 

 

Features

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  • Measures using the 0/45° geometry
  • Fast measurement, single button push initiates measures of defined parameters
  • Shade measurement displayed instantly on screen
  • Automatic calculation of opacity and cleanliness
  • On-board statistical analysis with graphical trend analysis (graphs available in shade mode only)
  • Direct data input via Bluetooth - instantly transmit measured readings directly to programs such as Microsoft Excel
  • Date and time stamped results
  • Automatic calibration with tile validation
  • Compatible with all major international standards
 
Pass / Fail - Easy identification and reporting of nonconformances.

Rapid data transfer - Software-free data transfer. USB connection to PC instantly recognizes the device as a drive location which facilitates the quick transfer of files using Windows Explorer or similar.

Construction - All aluminium construction - enclosure, optics, standard holder. Intergrated calibration holder with inpositiondetector for error free calibration

Direct data input via Bluetooth - Instantly transmit measured readings directly to programs such as MS excel on your PC / tablet / smartphone to greatly simplify the reporting process.

Power - 20,000+ readings per charge. The instrument is rechargeable via USB/PC or mains.

Easy Batching (shade mode only) - User definable batch names and batch sizes for quicker and more efficient reporting.

Operation - Full colour easy to read screen, adjustable brightness and 6 button touch sensitive interface

 

Technical Data

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Technical Data
Statistical Analysis: Max, min, mean, SD
Graphical Analysis: On board trend analysis
Power: Rechargeable lithium ion, 17+ hours operation, 20,000+ readings per charge
Recharge Time: Mains charger: 4hrs
Standards: ISO 2814, 6504, BS 3900-D4, D7, ASTM E97, E1347, D4214, ASTM D2805, D589
Memory: 8 MB = 999 readings, User definable alphanumeric batching
Data Transfer: Bluetooth, PC compatible, USB connection, no software installation required
Performance: Resolution 0.1
Repeatability 0.2%
Reproduceability 0.5%
Operating temperature 15 - 40° C (60 - 104° F)
Humidity up to 85%, non condensing
Dimensions & Weights: 65mm x 140mm x 50mm (H x W x D), 790g
Packed dimensions: 180mm x 330mm x 280mm (H x W x D)
Packed weight: 1.75kg
Measurement Units: Opacity mode
• 0 = completely transparent
• 100 = fully opaque
Shade mode
• 0 = black - no reflectance
• 100 = brilliant white - full reflectance
Cleanliness mode
• 0 = No change
• 100 = Maximum change

 

Opacity

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Opacity 1
Fast measurement of all parameters.
Automatic calculation of opacity

Opacity 2
On-board statistics

Applications
  • Shade of paints, inks and coatings
  • Chalking of paint
  • Efficiency of detergents and bleaching agents
  • Whiteness of recycled paper

Opacity 3
Measurements are made over a white
substrate and then over a black substrate.
Opacity is automatically calculated and displayed.

 

Shade

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Shade 1
Fast measurement

Shade 2
On-board statistics

Applications
  • Hiding power of paints, inks and coatings
  • Transparency of plastic film
  • Opacity of paper


Shade 3
Trend analysis graph

 

Cleanliness

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Shade 1
Fast measurement of all parameters.
Automatic calculation of cleanliness

Shade 2
On-board statistics

Applications
  • Cleanliness and oxidization on metal surfaces

Shade 3
Clear tape is pressed on the measurement
surface, torn away and stuck onto white paper -
For reference a clean piece of tape is also stuck
on the same white paper. Measurements are made
of the reference material and then of the tape,
cleanliness is calculated automatically.

 

Video

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Competitive Pricing

Prices

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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

Calibration tile with certificate, USB data cable, Mini CD containing:, Instruction manual, Bluetooth data app, Example Excel spreadsheets, Instructional videos and 2 Year Warranty
GL-212201 Novo-Shade Duo + Reflectometer $2,611.00
Accessories
PC-2A Opacity Chart Black & White (250) 66.25
We are an established North American Distributor for Rhopoint Instruments, and have been providing, servicing, calibrating and certifying their high quality instruments for over 33 years.



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