Newsletter | August 10, 2007

PlasticsNet Newsletter: The Use Of Color Measurement Instrumentation
Featured Article
PET Bottle Manufacturing And Color Measurement
The plastic bottle industry has many producers, each striving to manufacture high quality products. Properties such as barrier characteristics, dimensional stability, shape and appearance are of significant importance. Appearance attributes can include reflected color, transmitted color, yellowness, and haze. For some applications the presence of proper levels of UV inhibitors is also important. The use of color measurement instrumentation to test and quantitate these attributes will ensure customer satisfaction and aid in reducing costs...

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Portable Spectrophotometer CM-2600d
This lightweight and compact portable spectrophotometer from Konica Minolta offers features like simultaneous measurement of SCI (Specular Component Included) and SCE (Specular Component Excluded). It is perfect for measuring plastics, fluorescents, paper, textiles, or any product with optical brighteners.
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Brochure: 964 – Portable 0/45 Spectrophotometer
The 964 provides absolute and difference values for the following colorimetric systems. These values can be obtained for any of nine illuminants with the 2° or 10° observer: CIE XYZ, CIE Yxy, CIE LAB, Hunter LAB, CIE LCH, CMC and CIE94. Whiteness and Yellowness per ASTM E313-98, Metamerism Index and DIN 6172...
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