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X-rite RM200QC Color Gauge – VF0620
When measuring color, it used to be that what you saw was not always what you got. No more. The X-Rite RM200QC Imaging Spectrocolorimeter bridges the gap between color appearance and material color — from incoming material batches to outgoing product shipments — in an elegant, portable unit that fits comfortably in your hand.
Bring Clarity To Color QC
Color sells. In toys, electronics, appliances — an eye-catching color is a consumer-catching advantage. And when your color, or colors, become brand standards, you want to be sure you match them with every product run.
How do you make sure?
Setting and maintaining color standards throughout the manufacturing process is a daunting challenge. The eye test is no longer good enough. Basic colorimeters or color swatches aren’t
clear enough. More sophisticated instruments are often complicated, unwieldy, and difficult to calibrate between ingoing and outgoing measurements.
What’s needed is a simple, reliable tool everyone can use.
The RM200QC is that tool. Lightweight, and easy to handle, the RM200QC comes ready to
use. In barely more than a second you get a reading on your sample, and a report that tells
you how close your color is to a measured standard. That’s it. You won’t need to connect to a
software program; it’s all right at hand.
What this means for your color QC program is a clear advantage, one that allows you to:
• Achieve stable color quality throughout your manufacturing process
• Manage suppliers efficiently, each adhering to a single standard
• Control variations between lab formulation, production, and final goods
• Control batch variations
• Eliminate issues related to staff experience; everyone uses the same device
• Enhance accuracy by combining the technolog
Where Does the RM200QC Work?
The RM200QC is designed to provide stable color comparisons for materials and products wherever color control Is important. Here are just a few of the industries where RM200QC makes a difference:
- Appliances & Housewares
- Building Materials
- Consumer Electronics
- Food and Baked Products
- Soft & Hard Home Products
- Paints & Coatings
Build a Complete Color Program
For the ultimate in performance, the RM200QC is ideal for use with Munsell/Pantone color standards. The production of these standards requires tight manufacturing tolerances, promoting a synchronous relationship between visual and measured results of color evaluation at any location. This, in turn, provides the consistency needed to maintain an accurate, reliable color program.
Better Working Agreement
RM200QC measures color accurately by taking images of your sample using 8 different visible illuminations and 1 UV LED (9 bands), an advantage over traditional colorimeters that typically have only three 3 bands (Red, Green, and Blue).
The unique imagining technology of RM200QC provides better agreement to visual observations through its 45/0 optical geometry and proprietary image capture technology. Each measurement is a combination of 27 images illuminated with different colors and from different directions. This takes just a little over a second and provides the device with information on color as well as on surface texture effects.
RMC200QC allows precise positioning on your sample, first for preview of the measurement area and then to store and recall the image after measurement.
Increased Quality Control
RM200QC allows you to measure up to 20 reference standards and store these on the device, each date and time stamped with the option to name them using the onscreen keyboard. A maximum of 350 sample measurements can be stored on the device and compared to the reference standards.
Test results are easily seen with:
• Graphical Pass/Fail indicator
• Display of dE for all common methods i.e. CIELAB, CMC, CIE 94, 2000
• Display of measured and delta differences with L*a*b*C*h° for standard and sample
• Graphical L*a*b* plot
• Verbal color difference description
Tagging your samples either using the on screen keyboard for text or the built in voice recorder makes it easy to identify your measurements.
If you need a more in-depth report, RM200QC automatically creates PDF and CSV files that can be accessed on your computer with the device set in the “USB Report Mode”. It’s as simple as plugging in a memory stick!
Quick Responsive Tools
When you want just a quick check, the RM200QC provides:
• “Color Compare” automated measurement for standard and sample comparison
• “Opacity Check” measurement function to control the covering power of coatings
• “Gray Scale” measurement for stain and color change assessment on textiles.
RM200QC offers superior ergonomics for this application (compared to a benchtop
spectrophotometer measurement), and improved performance (compared to visual
• “Strength” measurement for any manufacturing process that requires control and
adjustment of color component strengthSKU: VF0620
Appearance Testing, AS 1580 (602.2), ASTM C584, ASTM D2457, ASTM D523, BS 3900-D5, DIN 67530, Gloss / Haze / Hiding Power, Gloss Meters, ISO 2813, ISO 7668, JIS Z 8741, MFT 30-064
Gloss Meters TQC Sologloss, TQC Duogloss, TQC PolyglossAppearance Testing, AS 1580 (602.2), ASTM C584, ASTM D2457, ASTM D523, BS 3900-D5, DIN 67530, Gloss / Haze / Hiding Power, Gloss Meters, ISO 2813, ISO 7668, JIS Z 8741, MFT 30-064
Gloss Meters TQC Sologloss, TQC Duogloss, TQC Polygloss
TQC Portable precision gloss meter for production and laboratory. Suitable for paint and coatings, plastics, automotive parts etc. Made in The Netherlands.SKU: n/a
Appearance Testing, Color, Pictorial Surface Standards
RAL – The Color Dictionary – VF6639
The color dictionary is an indispensable work tool for advertisers, architects, interior designers, designers, professional painters and all those who are fascinated by the world of color. Axel Venn, Professor of Color Design and Trend scouting at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hildesheim, undertook a scientific study where he asked more than 60 participants to link various colors with various words, from comfortable to uneasy, from paradisaical to useful, from noble to worthless and from trendy to archaic.SKU: VF6639
Appearance Testing, Color, Pictorial Surface Standards, RAL Classic
RAL Classic Colors – K1, K5, and K7Appearance Testing, Color, Pictorial Surface Standards, RAL Classic
RAL Classic Colors – K1, K5, and K7
The RAL CLASSIC Colour Collection
The 4-digit RAL colors have been the standard for choosing colors for more than 70 years now. At the beginning the color collection included 40 different colors. Its number has risen to 213 today. The basic collection for matt color shades is called RAL 840-HR, the one for glossy color shades RAL 841-GL. Both basic collections contain color samples that are being used by important institutions to cover a wide range of applications and are constantly adapted to the requirements of the industry. The registers are being used as color samples for designs. They also contain safety- and signaling colors and fulfil the color requirements of DIN regulations.SKU: n/a
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