LS197 Gloss Meter

Multi-angles, large range, high precision

20°/60°/85° multi-angle measurement modes
Large range design, up to 2000GU
High precision, and conform to Chinese Grade 1 gloss meter standards

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LS197 is a multi-angle designed gloss meter. Thanks to its ivory white engineering housing, its appearance is simple and generous. It has 3 measuring angles of 20°, 60° and 85°, so that the gloss at different angles can be measured at the same time. Thanks to the large measuring range of up to 2000GU, the device can measure materials with high gloss and even specular reflectivity. The operation of the device is simple. You just put and test. No need for waiting. The device supports normal mode and QC mode. In QC mode, it can automatically determine whether the gloss of the material is qualified, thus the measurement efficiency is improved.  The device is widely used for the surface gloss measurement of paints, coatings, inks, plastics, ceramics, paper, stones, metals and other materials.


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ls197 measures leather goods

ls197 measures leather goods

ls197 measures printing material

ls197 measures printing material

ls197 measures wooden furniture

ls197 measures wooden furniture

ls197 measures metal

ls197 measures metal


Parameter Value
Measuring Angle 20°, 60°, 85°
Measuring Aperture 20°: 9mm*9mm
60°: 9mm*15mm
85°: 5mm*38mm
Minimum Test Material Size 57mm*10mm
Measuring Range 20°: 0-2000GU
60°: 0-1000GU
85°: 0-160GU
Resolution 0.1GU
Repeatability 0-100GU:±0.2GU
Reproducibility 0-100GU:±0.5GU
Zero Error 0.1GU
Indication Error 0-100GU:±1.5GU
Weight About 300g
Power Supply Lithium rechargeable battery 3.7V@2000mAh
Display 240×128 Dot Matrix
Language Simplified Chinese, English
Charge Port USB(Type-C)
Data Transmission USB
Working Temperature 10~45℃,0~85%RH (no condensation)
Storage Temperature -10~60℃,0~85%RH (no condensation)


Multi-angle design, simultaneous measurement of gloss at different angles

LS197 gloss meter breaks the conventional single-angle measurement mode and adopts a unique design of 20°, 60°, and 85° 3-angle measurement. The gloss of different angles can be measured at the same time, which truly makes the measurement easier.

1000GU large range design

LS197 gloss meter has a range of up to 2000GU, which can measure high gloss and even specular reflective materials, so as to meet the different measurement needs of customers.

Free choice of measuring angle

Free combinations of single-angle/double angles/multi-angles measurement. Free choice of angles.

LS197  Gloss Meter Geometry

LS197 gloss meter geometry

LS197  gloss meter  measurement interface

LS197 gloss meter measurement interface

Repeatability can reach 0.2GU. Data are as stable as mountains

Use the imported chips and sensors with the unique 50-point linear fitting algorithm. Repeatability reaches ±0.2GU, and resolution reaches 0.1GU. All these have contributed to unimaginable user experiences.

Our device conforms to Grade 1 gloss meter standards, not all gloss meters can do it

The accuracy of the device in the full range meets the first-class Chinese working machine standards, which ensures that it passes the inspection of the authoritative Chinese metrology organization. Not all gloss meters can do it.

Just put and test, refuse to wait for 0.5s

After the device is turned on, there is no need of button operations. You just put and test. You don't have to wait for even 0.5s.

QC mode for auto qualification

In addition to normal mode, the device also supports QC mode. In this mode, the user can customize the upper and lower limits for qualification judgment. This mode is suitable for batch testing.

normal mode interface

normal mode interface

mode select interface

mode select interface

QC mode interface

QC mode interface

measurement car paint in normal mode

measurement car paint in normal mode

measurement  metal in QC mode

measurement metal in QC mode

Support PC software to generate test reports

The device supports online measurement. The computer performs intelligent statistics on the data and generates measurement reports, which makes the measurement more professional.

Smooth appearance, and comfortable grip

The housing is made of ivory white engineering plastic. The appearance design is human. And the streamlined body brings a comfortable grip, which realizes effortless long-term measurement.

Strive for perfection, and pursue excellent quality

634 calibration tests
67,300 stability tests
260 hrs accelerated aging test
12,000 vibration tests

Long battery life, energy saving and environmental protection

Lithium battery and automatic shutdown function enables the device have long battery life, energy-saving and environmental.

Environment temperature compensation

The device features the function of the environment temperature compensation. So measurement values are stable, and no frequent calibrations are required.

One-button calibration for accurate measurement

Upon power on, press the button for only one time, and calibration is complete. Thus the measurement accuracy is ensured.

Qualifications and Standards

Product Standards

LS197 gloss meter meets the following standards:ISO2813, ISO7668, ASTM D523, ASTM D2457, DIN 67530, GB/T9754, GB/T13891, GB/T7706, GB/T8807

It also meeting all the requirements of 1st class working machine calibration in JJG 696-2002 Verification Regulation of Specular Gloss Meters and Gloss Plates LS197 gloss meter certificates.

Product Qualifications

Software Installation

Software download

Use software to measure, set parameters, generate report and print test report by Connecting PC via USB cable( PC software only support Windows system).

Software can be installed by the options as following:

  • run the PC software in the U-disk in the packing, no need of installation

  • download online to save in the local disk, and run after unzipping  Click to download

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