Scientific and R&D Devices

Basic Devices - MPA Systems - Multi Probe Adapter
Create your own measurement device exactly according to your needs

The Multi Probe Adapter System is modular. It consists of a basic device and the probes. The user chooses a basic device meeting his requirements. The probes are digital and all calibration data are inside and therefore they can be connected to any of them. The different probes can also be used with stand-alone devices (Multi Display Device MDD) independently or as wireless probes which transmit the measurement values directly into software.

Corneometer® CM 825
The World's Most Popular Skin Hydration Measurement Instrument

For more than 25 years the Corneometer® has provided the worldwide most used method to reproducibly and accurately determine the hydration level of the skin surface (Stratum corneum). This is documented by the numerous mentions in dermatology and cosmetology literature in which the terms "corneometry" and skin hydration measurements are inseparable. The accuracy of other hydration measurement instrumentation on the market is always assessed against the standard of the Corneometer®.

Sebumeter® SM 815
Determining sebum on the skin surface, scalp and hair

For more than 25 years the Sebumeter® has provided the worldwide most used method to reproducibly and accurately determine the sebum level of the skin surface, as well as on scalp and hair. This is documented by the numerous mentions in dermatology and cosmetology literature in which the terms "sebumetry" and sebum measurements are inseparable.

Mexameter® MX 18
Assessing Melanin Content and Erythema Level

The Mexameter® MX 18 is a very easy, quick and economical tool to measure the two components, mainly responsible for the colour of the skin: melanin and hemoglobin (erythema) by reflectance. There are many fields of application where changes in the skin colour are of interest. The instrument is worldwide established and used in many scientific studies.

Tewameter® TM 300
Transepidermal Waterloss and Skin Barrier Function

The Tewameter® TM 300 is the worldwide most accepted measuring device for the assessment of the Transepidermal Waterloss (TEWL). This is an indispensable parameter for the evaluation of the water barrier function of the skin and a basic measurement in all kind of applications. Even the slightest damage in the skin water barrier can be determined at an early stage. Several hundreds of international scientific studies demonstrate its importance in dermatological and cosmetological fields.

Tewameter® Triple TM 330T
New - Three heads in one probe of the worldwide most used device for transepidermal waterloss

With this innovative new probe of the Tewameter® a variety of additional options are available for the users.

Invitro Tewameter® VT 310
Probe perfectly suited for TEWL-measurements on Franz cells

With the Invitro Tewameter® VT 310 a probe for the TEWL measurement is available, which offers all benefits of the Tewameter® and is perfectly suited to sit on a Franz cell.

Cutometer® dual MPA 580
The World's Most Established Elasticity Measurement by Suction

For many years elasticity measurements with the Cutometer® have been recognized as standard in dermatology and cosmetology and have been used to support the latest discoveries in both fields. Due to its precision and ease of use compared to other elasticity measurement methods, the Cutometer® is mentioned in most studies on this subject worldwide.

Skin-pH-Meter PH 905
pH-Measurement on Skin and Scalp

The Skin-pH-Meter PH 905 is a quick, easy and economical tool to specifically measure the pH on the skin surface or the scalp.

Skin-Colorimeter CL 400
An Economical Way To Look At Skin Colour

The Colorimeter CL 400 measures specifically the colour of the skin. Measuring values are expressed as coordinates in the colour space L*a*b* (or as RGB).

Skin-Glossymeter GL 200
Measuring Gloss on Skin, Lips and Hair

The measurement of gloss is very important in the efficacy testing of skin care, hair care and decorative cosmetics (lipsticks, make-up, etc.). Skin and hair are supposed to show a natural, luminous gloss without appearing oily.

Skin-Thermometer ST 500
Assessing Skin Temperature and Microcirculation

The Skin-Thermometer ST 500 is a quick, easy and economical tool to measure the skin temperature which is an indicator of the skin's microcirculation.

Frictiometer FR 700
Assessing Skin Friction

The Frictiometer FR 700 is a quick, easy and economical tool to measure the friction values on the skin and other surfaces for various applications.

Visioscan® VC 98 USB
Visioscan® VC 98 - Skin Topography directly from the Skin

The Visioscan® VC 98 is a unique UVA-light video camera with high resolution to study the skin surface directly. The images show the structure of the skin and the level of dryness very impressively but it can also be used on spots or hair and scalp. With its multi-functional software, the Visioscan® VC 98 is a very flexible system to characterize skin surface condition easily, accurately and very economically.

CutiScan CS 100
Novel Method to Measure Viscoelasticity & Anistropy

Measurement of skin displacement during circular suction/relaxation by video (optical flow). The CutiScan offers a new dimension of looking at the mechanical properties of the skin (viscoelasticity & anisotropy). It is currently in a testing period.

MoistureMap MM 100
Unique Device to Look at Hydration Distribution and Texture Properties

The MoistureMap MM 100 is a device, featuring a capacitance based sensor which has been known to record fingerprints in the security branch for quite a while. Used on tissue in general (skin, animal skin, plants) the images of the sensor give graphical information on the near surface hydration distribution and the micro-topography of the tissue.

VisioFace® RD
High Resolution Standardized Full Face Photography for Treatment Documentation

The VisioFace® RD and its software have been developed togeheter with our partners in France at Monaderm to take highest resolution full face photos under standardized conditions for the documentation of treatments and studies. It is focussed on simple organisation of the photos and detailed comparisons.

Visioline® VL 650 (Quantirides)
Assessing the Skin Macro Relief by Replica and Oblique Lighting

The Visioline® VL 650 is the ideal and economic instrument to objectively analyze the deeper lines and macro wrinkles such as "crow's feet". It is a further development of the renowned Quantirides® system.

Skin-Visiometer® SV 700 USB
Assessing the Skin Micro Relief

The Skin-Visiometer® SV 700 USB is an established tool to evaluate the topography (micro relief) of the skin surface by light transmission of a very thin, special blue dyed silicone replica.

Sebufix® F 16
Sebum Collector Foil

The Sebufix® F16 is a special foil absorbing the sebum of the skin surface due to its micro pores and showing them as spots in different sizes. When mounted on the Visioscan® camera, the qualitative sebum production can uniquely be monitored in real time. The foil is applied to the skin and the sebum will become visible as transparent spots in various sizes after only a few seconds. The lateral spread of sebum in the foil is minimized. Dry skin shows a few small spots, whereas oily skin is visualized by a great number of large spots.

Corneofix® F 20
Desquamation Collector Foil

The Cornefix® F 20 is a special adhesive foil collecting corneocytes (flakes of dead cells). The number, size and thickness of the corneocytes indicate the desquamation/hydration level of the Stratum corneum. When mounted on the Visioscan® camera, the desquamation can be evaluated by its software.

Visiopor® PP 34 N
Monitoring Acne Lesions by Skin Fluorescence

The Visiopor® PP 34 camera uses a specific UV-light to visualize the fluorescing acne lesions of an area of 8 x 10 mm. The orange-red fluorescence indicates the presence of Propionibacterium acnes bacteria within clinically non-evident (follicular impactions and microcomedones) and clinically evident (comedones, papules and pustules) lesions.

DandruffMeter DA 20
Easy and quick method to analyse dandruff accurately

Analysing dandruff is an important subject in research of hair care products and their efficacy testing. With the DandruffMeter DA 20 a very economic and extremely convenient image analysis system is on hand.

Mobile Data Collector DC 3000
An Interesting Approach to Collect Efficacy Data of Products in the Real Consumer Environment

An interesting, extremely cost effective approach for efficacy testing and claim support is this small, easy to handle, low weight, battery operated device featuring the worldwide acknowledged Corneometer® CM 825 to measure skin hydration for use as a „home test" to be sent to the volunteers. Hydration tests with the Corneometer® are standard in efficacy tests of the cosmetic industry.

Sensorimeter SR 100
Combining Sensory Analysis with Objective Measurement Methods

The consumer's subjective evaluation of products is taken very seriously by the cosmetic industry and is part of almost every efficacy testing. Questions and answers result in a sensory product profile. Experience, taste, attitude, social background, culture and moods of the consumers contribute to the sensory analysis.

Derma Unit SSC 3
Assessing the Hydrolipidic Film of the Skin

The Derma Unit SSC3 is the classical compact device with a digital display for Sebumeter® / Corneometer® / Skin-pH-Meter® all in one housing.

Ultrascan UC 22
Look into the skin with 22 MHz

22 MHz ultrasound is an interesting tool to look invivo into the skin with plenty of different applications.

The Ultrascan UC 22 is OEM made especially for C + K and their customers to complete the product range of skin testing parameters with an extremely economic, easy to handle and absolutely accurate ultrasound device for cosmetic research.