TG 268 Gloss Meter – 403045

High End, Flexible, Handheld Gloss Meter – 20° / 60° / 85° Measuring Angle

The TG 268 is a highly versatile, handheld gloss meter designed to give fast, precise and accurate gloss readings on a range of products. With its selection of 20°, 60°, and 85°measurement angles, the TG 268 is ideal for the measurement of low, medium or high levels on coatings, plastics, and related materials. The instrument can also check uniformity over large areas when in Continuous Mode.


  • High, Medium to Low Gloss in a Single Instrument: 20°, 60°, and 85°
  • Flexible Measurement Modes – Basic, Statistical, Continuous
  • Compact, Modern Design with Touch Screen Interface
  • Intuitive On-board Icon-based Software
  • Ideal Flexible Gloss Meter
    With its 20°/ 60°/ 85° detector angles, the TG 268 is ideal for the measurement of medium gloss levels on coatings, plastics, and related materials. Flexibility is further enhanced by the ability to select Basis, Statistical and Continuous measurement modes enabling users to check uniformity over large areas.
  • Suitable for Use Over Prolonged Periods
    The TG 268 has been designed with ergonomic features making it easy to handle during prolonged use.
  • Latest Technology Facilitates Use
    Measurements are further facilitated with touch screen technology and the intuitive onboard icon-based software which guides you to customize your instrument including, but not limited to: data management; checking, editing and deleting records; and function settings.
  • Easy and Quick Calibration
    An easy-to-use on-screen menu guides the user through the calibration procedure with the enclosed calibration plate making the procedure fast and simple.
  • View Results On-Screen or On PC
    As standard, the TG 268 is supplied with a free copy of OnGloss software to view the results on a PC (via USB cable) enabling QC report printing functions and further enhanced capabilities.
  • Compare Data Quickly and Easily
    The ability to display 5 sets of measurements makes comparing data quick and easy with a data storage capacity of over 5000 data sets. Measurements display the record, date and time taken with a simple “pass” “fail” option against the sample.
  • Supports Multiple Standards
    The TG 268 supports the following Standard Gloss Levels: ASTM D523; ASTM C584; ASTM D2457; BS3900 D5; DIN 67530; DIN EN ISO 2813; EN ISO 7668 and JI Z 8741.
  • Long Life Span
    The white LED light sources provide an average lifetime of 5 years or more than 3 million measurements.

Supplied with:

  • TG 268 Handheld, Gloss Meter
  • OnGloss Software (PC)
  • Calibration Plate
  • USB Cable
  • External DC Power Supply
  • USB Stick with User Manuals in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese
  • Sturdy Carrying Case

    Optional Accessory

  • Micro printer (to be purchased separately)
Colour Type Opaque
Display TFT 3.5 inch, capacitive touch screen
Interfaces USB
RS 232
Internal Storage Basic Mode: 1000 ; Statistical Mode: 5000 ; Continuous Mode: 5000
Measuring Angle 20° / 60° / 85°
Measuring Area 20°: 10 x10 ; 60°: 9 x15 ; 85°: 5 x 36
Measuring Range 20°: 0 – 2000 GU ; 60°: 0 – 1000 GU ; 85°: 0 – 160 GU
Power Supply 3200 mAh Li-ion Battery
Division Value 0.1 GU
Battery Life Time > 1000 times (within 8 hours)
Measurement Time 1.0 s
Repeatability ± 1.2 %
Portability Portable
Environmental Conditions Operating Temperature 0-40 °C (32 104 °F) ; Humidity < 85 % relative humidity, non condensing
Stock Conditions Storage Temperature -20-50 °C (-4-122 °F)
Languages User Interface English
Dimensions 160 x 90 x 75 mm
Weight 350 g