Gardco has a new testing instrument that simultaneously measures haze and clarity.

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A new instrument that simultaneously measures total transmission—haze and clarity according to ASTM and ISO test methods, is newly available from Paul N. Gardner Co. (Gardco), Pompano Beach, Fla.,  Haze-Gard i features state-of-the-art optics and LED technology for what the company claims is unprecedented performance. Key features of the 40-lb, 24 x 13 x 9 in. unit include:

            • Open design of measurement compartments that allows users to work freely to analyze any sample size.

            • Fast change and positioning of samples with no influence of ambient light.

            • Versatile sample holder for films and sheets, sample holders for taber abrasion test & cuvettes for liquids optional.

            • Direct data transfer via USB-port to PC.

            • Horizontal or vertical set-up for flexible handling of any sample size.

            • Onboard analysis of data with easy storage on instrument and smart-lab haze data analysis software—from simple data tables of single test series to trend reports over time.