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BYK-Gardner instruments

Color, appearance and physical testing instruments

Bjørn Thorsen A/S is the official distributor for Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland of BYK-Gardner instruments, global supplier to the automotive, paint, plastic industries and their respective OEMs for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties. BYK-Gardner, leading actor in this field since 1924, is part of the Altana Group and a direct subsidiary of BYK-Chemie. 

Color and appearance instruments control consistency and optimal aspect of multi-component products. Physical testing instruments facilitate standardized sample preparation methods and measure material properties from wet to dry stage. 

Quality reinforced through standards and guidelines

BYK-Gardner follows the Total Quality Management (TMQ) principle; their instruments are manufactured and validated in line with international standards, guidelines & procedures: DIN EN ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 14001. By following international standards, guidelines and procedures in regards to the physical instruments, Bjørn Thorsen guarantees a high quality of products for all partners in the value chain.

Below is an overview of selected BYK-Gardner instruments we offer, summarized according to their application purposes. If you are looking for more specific instruments within a certain group, please feel free to contact us.

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BYK Chemie - a supplier to bjorn thorsen
byk gardner spectrophotometer for solid colors
byk gardner light booth
byk gardner spectrophotometer for metallic colors
byk gardner gloss meters
byk gardner transparency meter
byk gardner orange peel DOI meter
byk gardner drawdown cards byko charts
byk gardner dry film thickness gages
byk gardner rotational viscometers
byk gardner viscosity cups bubbles viscometers
byk gardner oven recorders
byk gardner we film thickness gages
byk gardner abrasion tester gardner scrub
byk gardner wet paint testing conductivity meter
byk gardner microscopes
byk gardner hardness testers
byk gardner impact testers
byk gardner flexibility testers

spectro2guide 45/0; spectro-guide spher gloss;spectro2
guide d/8

 

 

byko-spectra pro; byko-spectra standard

 

 

BYK-mac i 23 mm; BYK-mac i ROBOTIC; BYK-mac i COLOR

micro-gloss; micro-TRI-gloss; micro-gloss robotic

haze-gard i

 

wave-scan dual; micro-wave-scan; wave-scan II

byko-chart Opacity / Penopac / Uncoated / Brushout; Spray Monitors

byko-test 8500; byko-test 4200/4500; byko-cut universal; DUALSCOPE MP0R

byko-visc Advanced EX; byko-visc Premium; byko-visc Basic EX

DIN / Ford / ISO / Zahn Cup; Bubble Viscometer Sets

temp-gard basic; temp-gard pro; Thermal Barrier

Comb Type Gages; Inmont Film Gage

Gardner-scrub 

Conductivity Meter; Density Cups; Permeability Cups

Digital Pocket Microscope; Precision Microscope

Pendulum Hardness Tester

Falling Dart / Light-Duty / Heavy-Duty / ISO Impact Tester

Mechanical Cupping Tester; Automatic Cupping Tester

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Product groups

Examples

COLOR


Spectrophotometers for Solid Colors

pectro2guide 45/0; spectro-guide spher gloss;spectro2

guide d/8

Light Booths

byko-spectra pro; byko-spectra standard

Spectrophotometers for Metallic Colors

BYK-mac i 23 mm; BYK-mac i ROBOTIC; BYK-mac i COLOR

APPEARANCE

Gloss Meters

micro-gloss; micro-TRI-gloss; micro-gloss robotic

Transparency Meter

haze-gard i

Orange Peel / DOI Meters

wave-scan dual; micro-wave-scan; wave-scan II

PHYSICAL TESTING

Drawdown Cards

byko-chart Opacity / Penopac / Uncoated / Brushout; Spray Monitors

Dry Film Thickness Gages

byko-test 8500; byko-test 4200/4500; byko-cut universal; DUALSCOPE MP0R

Rotational Viscometers

byko-visc Advanced EX; byko-visc Premium; byko-visc Basic EX

Viscosity Cups / Bubble Viscometers

DIN / Ford / ISO / Zahn Cup; Bubble Viscometer Sets

Oven Recorders

temp-gard basic; temp-gard pro; Thermal Barrier

Wet Film Thickness Gages

Comb Type Gages; Inmont Film Gage

Abrasion Testers

Gardner-scrub 

Wet Paint Testing

Conductivity Meter; Density Cups; Permeability Cups

Microscopes

Digital Pocket Microscope; Precision Microscope

Hardness Testers

Pendulum Hardness Tester

Impact Testers

Falling Dart / Light-Duty / Heavy-Duty / ISO Impact Tester

Flexibility Testers

Mechanical Cupping Tester; Automatic Cupping Tester