Product Description

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter

The new Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer is a dual function reflectometer for measuring shade and opacity with 45/0° geometry.

Features:

  • Automatic calibration mode for safe and fast calibration
  • Continuous-read feature for quickly checking large surfaces for colour or opacity variations
  • Statistical analysis of stored readings gives an instant indication of batch quality
  • Download readings to pc for further analysis with Novo-Soft™ included as standard
  • Extended two year warranty – free for registered products
  • Extended life light source – over 10 years operation under normal conditions

Shade mode

  • Shade of paints, inks and coatings
  • Fading of textiles and plastics
  • Chalking of paint
  • Efficiency of detergents and bleaching agents
  • Whiteness of recycled paper
  • Cleanliness and oxidisation on metal surfaces

Opacity mode 

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

The Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer can be used in accordance with:

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

 

Specifications

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter – Specifications

Description Specification
Resolution 0.10%
Repeatability 0.20%
Reproduceability 0.50%
Battery life 3000 readings
Languages UK, FR, DE, NL, ES, IT
Dimensions 125 x 50 x 100mm
Weight 470g
Measurement area 15 x 10mm ellipse

 

Measurement units

Shade mode
0% = black – no reflectance
100% = brilliant white – full reflectance
Opacity mode
0% = completely transparent
100% = fully opaque

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter Packing List:

  • NPL traceable calibration standard
  • RS232 data cable
  • Protective instrument case
  • 4 x AA batteries
  • Novo-Soft™ QA software CD

Data Sheet

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter – Data Sheet

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer Data Sheet

Standards

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter – Standards

The Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer can be used in accordance with:

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

Instruction Manual

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter – Instruction Manual

Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo Reflectometer / Opacity Meter Instruction Manual