BYK Additives & Instruments



Microscopes have been used for centuries as visual aides to assess small structures. BYK-Gardner offers a digital microscope along with the traditional microscope designs. The USB digital microscope has software capability to assess the appearance of paper surfaces. It can also be used as a digital microscope to store photos of physical property testing. The traditional microscope line is used in conjunction with specific test instruments. The stereo microscope is an optional accessory for the Automatic Cupping Tester. There is a portable precision microscope that is used to measure indentation hardness.

DPM 300 Digital Microscope

Precision Microscope

Stereo Microscope

The DPM 300 Digital Microscope is a versatile device to measure paper appearance and evaluate physical structures of coated surfaces.
This precision microscope is ideally designed to measure indentation length for the Buchholz hardness test.
The BYK-Gardner stereo microscope is designed to work with the Automatic Cupping Tester instrument.
  • High resolution CCD camera offering clear images
  • USB cable connection for data transfer
  • Auto gain function to adjust for lightness differences
  • LED illumination for crisp images
  • Capture button to save an image
  • Software to perform image analysis of a paper surface
  • Built-in light source
  • 20x magnification
  • Easy to carry design for in the field work
  • Illumination and brightness controls
  • 3D-image with shadow free illumination
  • 2x and 4x magnification
  • Prices and Products
  • 9093
    DPM 300 Digital Pocket Microscope
    Resolution: 1280 x 1024 Pixel(≈ 1.3 µm per pixel), Magnification: 200x, Power supply: USB Port (5 VDC)
  • Comes complete with
  • DPM 100 Instrument
    DPM Software
    Metal Cup
    Instrument Metal Stand
    Carrying Case
    Operating manual (English)
  • Specifications (PDF)
  • Prices and Products
  • 5824
    Precision Microscope
  • Comes complete with
  • 20x magnification with graduated scale to measure indentation length
    includes light source
  • Specifications (PDF)
  • Prices and Products
  • 5411
    Stereo Microscope, for 5400
  • Comes complete with
  • Stereo microscope
    Microscope rest and illumination
    Operating instructions
  • Specifications (PDF)