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New Primary Standard for Specular Gloss Measurements

Published

Author(s)

Maria E. Nadal, E A. Thompson

Abstract

The measurement of specular gloss consists in comparing the luminous reflectance from a specimen to that from a calibrated gloss standard, under the same geometric conditions. The standard recommendations for the gloss standard are discussed. A new primary gloss standard is developed at NIST and different calibration procedures are compared. This new standard is compared to the commonly used gloss standard, a highly polished black glass.
Citation
JCT, Journal of Coatings Technology
Volume
72
Issue
No. 911

Keywords

gloss standard, glossmeter, goniphotometer, specular gloss

Citation

Nadal, M. and Thompson, E. (2000), New Primary Standard for Specular Gloss Measurements, JCT, Journal of Coatings Technology (Accessed December 1, 2021)
Created December 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017