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Color Testing

The human eye can distinguish more than 10 million colors. Even though you may not be aware of all the subtle shades, you are seeing all of these colors nonetheless. For this reason, the quality of color is becoming more and more important in many industries. And not just the quality of color, but also that the shade and gloss is dead on accurate.

Believe it or not, a uniform color has a lot to do with the way that a customer perceives a product. This is very important during the final phases of the manufacturing process. And when a product is being put together at more than one plant, this color matching becomes even more difficult. Despite the difficulty, the color must be accurate when the process is complete. This is where color testing comes into play.

The only way to ensure that the proper colors are being used is through the use of color testing with a spectrophotometer. Using a color testing spectrophotometer set to an internationally specified system makes it possible to keep the same shade across the board. An internationally accepted standard ensures that colors are the same regardless of the light source, object, or observer.

A color testing spectrophotometer such as the spectro-guide will allow you to control color and gloss in order to achieve  uniform appearance throughout. This is done through the use of international specifications, and a pass/fail system that detects color variances.


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