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PosiTector GLS Gloss Meter

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.

Gloss Checker IG-331 Gloss Meter


  • 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 Data

Technical Data
  20° 60° 85°
Measurement Area: 10 x 10 mm 10 x 20 mm 4 x 45 mm
Measurement Range: 0 - 2,000 GU 0 - 1,000 GU 0 - 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 Weight 555 g (19.6 oz.)
Gloss Range 60° value Measure with
High Gloss: > 70 GU 20°
Semi Gloss: 10 - 70 GU 60°
Low/Matte: < 10 GU 85°

Model Selection

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

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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

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.
15200 60 Standard Body and Probe $1,750.00
15209 60 Advanced Body and Probe 2,170.00
15212 60 Probe Only 1,450.00
15201 20/60 Standard Body and Probe 2,100.00
15210 20/60 Advanced Body and Probe 2,520.00
15213 20/60 Probe Only 1,800.00
15202 20/60/85 Standard Body and Probe 2,500.00
15211 20/60/85 Advanced Body and Probe 2,920.00
15214 20/60/85 Probe Only 2,200.00


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