Color Testers for Paint Products

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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In the global industrial scenario, the competition is very fierce, and the industries need to make sure that the products they deliver to the customers are of best quality. With the introduction of new types of paints to the markets such as polymer based paints, cross-linking polymerized paints and many more. The desired properties of the paints for better performance include adhesion strength, appearance, and colors.

Importance of Colors in Paint Industries

With the latest researches, it has been discovered that the colors have a great impact on the quality perception of products. The vibrancy of the colors of products defines its level of quality. This is why the paint industries all over the world are now focusing on the provision of the best color quality of the paint products they delivered to the customers.

How can the Colors of Paints be measured?

For best color quality assurance in the paint products, it is essential that the manufacturers use the best ways to measure and analyze the colors of the products. The color testers offered by Testronix are the most accurate and precise color measuring devices that can be used for testing the color quality of the paints.

Need of Color Testers

The color testers are essentially needed in various different industrial fields to measure the quality of the products through color measurements. In the past, the color measuring and analysis was done visually, but there are chances of many errors in the manual analysis of the colors. This is why the industries need to test the colors of the products with the help of proper instrument and this where color testers come into the scene. The color testing instruments have a high rate of accuracy and repeatability which eliminates the chances of errors to a great extent.

TP 800 – Best Paint Color Detectors

Testronix color tester TP 800 is one of the most advanced and highly accurate color testing instruments that have been used in a variety of industries for the purpose of color testing.

Key Features:

  1. The instrument is best for testing the colors of different transparent and translucent materials.
  2. The ergonomic design and light weight of the instrument help in easy handling and convenient operation of the device.
  3. The instrument has computer connectivity which allows storing the test data into the desktop.

Technical Features of TP 800 Color Tester

  1. The instrument works on the visible light range as well as a visible-UV range of electromagnetic spectrum.
  2. The instrument works on the color space XYZ, Yxz, CIE LAB, CIE LUV, LCh, LAB&WI&YI.
  3. The formula for color difference used by the instrument is ΔE*uv, ΔE*ab, ΔE*cmc(2:1), ΔE*94, ΔE*cmc(1:1), ΔE*00.
  4. The observing orientations of the specimen offered by the instrument are 20 and 100.
  5. The instrument is very light weight with a total weight of 600 grams.

Application of TP800 in paint Industries

In the paint industries, the most important thing to consider is the color of the products as the color is the main definition of quality for a paint product. TP 800 spectrophotometer is one of the best testing instruments and uses UV radiations to test the color vibrancy as well as the concentration of the ingredients. With the help this color tester, the manufacturers can measure the exact concentration of the ingredients used in the paint and alter the concentration of the ingredients to change the color appearance of the products.

With this instrument, the user can perform the color measuring procedure very easily and conveniently and get the test results on the computer for better and clearer analysis.

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