LS197 Gloss Meter

Multi-angles, large range, high precision

20°/60°/85° multi-angle measurement modes
2000GU large measuring range
High precision, and conforms to Chinese Grade 1 gloss meter standards

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LS197 gloss meter five major characteristic

LS197 is a multi-angle designed gloss meter. Thanks to its ivory white engineering housing, its appearance is simple and generous. The device is widely used for the surface gloss measurement of paints, coatings, inks, plastics, ceramics, paper, stones, metals and other materials.

It has 3 measuring angles of 20°, 60° and 85°, so that the gloss at different angles can be measured at the same time. With its 2000GU measuring range, the device can measure materials with high gloss and even specular reflectivity. The device supports normal mode and QC mode. In normal mode, all you need to do is put the gloss meter on the sample whose gloss will be displayed on the screen of the device instantly. No need to wait. In QC mode, it can automatically determine whether the gloss of the material is qualified, thus the measurement efficiency is improved. 


ls197 measures printing material

ls197 measures printing material

ls197 measures metal

ls197 measures metal

ls197 measures leather goods

ls197 measures leather goods

ls197 measures the paint

ls197 measures the paint


Parameter Value
Measuring Angle 20°, 60°, 85°
Measuring Light spot 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
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
Size 140*48*75mm
Weight About 300g
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° three-angle measurement. The gloss of different angles can be measured at the same time, which truly makes the measurement easier

2000GU large measuring range

LS197 gloss meter has a measuring 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 or multi-angles measurement. Free choice of angles

the combination of different measuring angles

The combination of different measuring angles

ls197  gloss meter  measurement interface

LS197 gloss meter measurement interface

0.2GU good repeatability makes measuring data stable

Using the imported chips and sensors with the unique 50-point linear fitting algorithm, repeatability of LS197 gloss meter reaches ±0.2GU, and its resolution reaches 0.1GU. All these have contributed to unimaginable user experiences

Adopting the D65 light source to make sure the accurate measurements

The instrument uses the D65 light source and the spectral response curve of receivers conforms to the fuction of photopic vision V(λ), ensuring more accurate measurements of colored objects

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 Chinese Grade 1 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 and the measuring speed is so fast that users don't have to wait for even 0.5s to see the gloss of the tested materials

QC mode for auto qualification

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

mode select interface

mode select interface

normal mode interface

normal mode interface

QC mode interface

QC mode interface

ls197 measures car paint in normal mode

LS197 measures car paint in normal mode

ls197 measureS  metal in QC mode

LS197 measures 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, humanized. And the streamlined body brings a comfortable grip, which realizes effortless long-term measurement

Strive for perfection, and pursue excellent quality

Long battery life, energy saving and environmental protection

Environment temperature compensation

One-button calibration for accurate measurement

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

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


Please watch the video as above to learn more about features and operation.

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