NHPL divests BYK Gardner and VMA Getzmann agencies for Australia and New Zealand to Austest Laboratories
Portable gloss meters to test surface reflection
Orange peel and DOI meters for waviness and brilliance control
Mottling meter to evaluate mottling of effect finishes
Haze meters to control transmission properties
Technical Paper by Gabi Kigle-Bockler, available to download for free:
Colour and Gloss Control of Automotive Interior Parts Gabi Kigle-Böckler, BYK-Gardner
Instrumentation to evaluate the physical properties of dry paint film is included in this category.
Equipment to test for abrasion resistance, adhesion, flexibility, coating thickness, hardness, drying time, water permeability and impact resistance is available. Microscopes available from BYK-Gardner are part of this section. The impact testers for impact resistance of plastic materials are also included.