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Manufacturer of QC test equipment primarily focused towards appearance quality measurement.

About Rhopoint Instruments

Surface quality measurement experts established in 1986; originally as a manufacturer of gloss meters.  Our brand of Novo-Gloss glossmeters can be found in the laboratories of leading global coatings producers in every corner of the world. Thanks to a world-class development team, our product range is constantly evolving to address the requirements of manufacturers in all sectors from automotive production to food and beverage

From our factory in St. Leonards on Sea we manufacture our instruments for measuring visual appearance quality and for improving packaging line speeds.

Supported by a network of 50+ authorised distribution and service centres we can support the needs of our customers regardless of location


Contact Rhopoint Instruments

Rhopoint House
Enviro 21 Park
Queensway Avenue South
St. Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex
TN38 9AG
email: [email protected]
phone: +44 (0)1424 739622

Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 08.30am – 4.00pm


Our in-house designed products are designed to measure the parameters associated with total surface appearance quality.  This includes the measurement of gloss, orange peel / DOI, haze, transmission, clarity texture, defect analysis, shade and opacity.

Rhopoint ID

Quantify haze, transmission and waviness (clarity) of transparent substrates including curved surfaces

Rhopoint IQ

All-in-one product to measure Gloss, Haze and DOI/RIQ (orange peel)  of high gloss surface finishes

Novo Gloss

Gloss measurement of matt to mirror surface finishes. Rhopoint have been manufacturing glossmeters since 1986. Industry experts.


Measure the coalescence point of water-borne coatings with the Rhopoint Minimum Film Forming Temperature instrument.

Novo Shade Duo +

This Versatile instrument measures the shade of a coating/powder and opacity of coatings / plastic films.

Optimap 2

Map and measure surface finish; profile defects in coatings. Suitable for all levels of gloss finish from substrate to top coat


Our products can be found not only in the quality control department of the world’s leading coating manufacturers but in the sites of their customers too. Any surface which is being painted, polished or injection molded can be measured using an instrument manufactured by Rhopoint.

Consumer Electronic Devices


Rhopoint Instruments is accredited to ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Assurance