The TQC Grindometers or Fineness of Grind Gauges are precision instruments to determine particle size and fineness of many materials like paints, lacquers, pigments, filler, chocolate etc..

Most TQC Grindometers have double grooves with graded slopes graduated in three different parameters: µm (microns), NS (Hegman) and PCU (North). Gauge and beveled scraper are made of hardened stainless steel and have an accuracy of 2 µm.

Complies with standards:

ASTM D 1210, ASTM D 1316, JIS K 5600-2-5, ISO 1524, DIN EN 21524, BS 3900-C6


The base: 175x60x12mm with 120mm groove length
The scraper: 75x38x8mm shaped to be hold easily.


  • Precision instrument
  • Ergonomic shaped scraper, for an easy grip.
  • Many models available

Scope of supply

  • Pouch
  • Grindometer
  • Scraper
  • Manual



Art. No. VF2110

TQC Grindometer FM15/2 DIN-ISO
Range: 0-15 µm (micron), 10-8.5 PCU (North), 8-6.8 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 1.5 µm (micron)
Double groove

Art. No. VF2111

TQC Grindometer FM25/2 DIN-ISO
Range: 0-25 µm (micron), 10-7.5 PCU (North), 8-6 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 2.5 µm (micron)
Double groove

Art. No. VF2112

TQC Grindometer FM50/2 DIN-ISO
Range: 0-50 µm (micron), 10-5 PCU (North), 8-4 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 5 µm (micron)
Double groove

Art. No. VF2113

TQC Grindometer FM100/2 DIN-ISO
Range: 0-100 µm (micron), 10-0 PCU (North), 8-0 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 10 µm (micron)
Double groove

Art. No. VF2120

TQC Grindometer DIN-ISO Wide groove
Range: 0-15 µm (micron), 8-6.8 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 1.5 µm (micron)
Groove width: 37mm

Art. No. VF2121

TQC Grindometer DIN-ISO Wide groove
Range: 0-25 µm (micron), 8-6 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 2.5 µm (micron)
Groove width: 37mm

Art. No. VF2122

TQC Grindometer DIN-ISO Wide groove
Range: 0-50 µm (micron), 8-4 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 5 µm (micron)
Groove width: 37mm

Art. No. VF2123

TQC Grindometer DIN-ISO Wide groove
Range: 0-100 µm (micron), 8-0 NS (Hegman)
Graduation: 10 µm (micron)
Wide groove 37mm

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