for measuring surface stress in heat- treated glass
Strainoptic's GASP polarimeter is a portable instrument recommended by ASTM and conforms with European standard EN12150-2 for measuring residual stess in toughened glass. It can also be used to confirm stress-relief in annealed glass and to validate furnace settings for manufacturers of safety glass.
The standard GASP model is for flat or slightly curved surfaces. The model with a laser light source. It features a rechargeable battery pack and offers the broadest range of measurement, up to 25,000 psi (180 MPa).
The Strainoptic GASP polarimeter is supplied in a professional-quality instrument carrying case and comes with full instructions, practice sample and accessories.
Options include a calibration plate for instrument verification and portable UV light for detecting the tin side of float glass.