How Does Color and Appearance Measurement Works In Industry 4.0?

  How Does Color and Appearance Measurement Works In Industry 4.0?   Industry 4.0, the buzzword for manufacturing in the near future embrace Internet of Things (IoT) technology into manufacturing. Often termed as the 4th industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 works towards using digital technology to build things efficiently. The core of Industry 4.0 is a smart factory using information and...

Color Control in the Cosmetics Industry

Color Control in the Cosmetics Industry   Cosmetic is the use of chemical substances which can be naturally derived from various sources to enhance the appearance of the human body particularly the facial area. Cosmetic or commonly known as makeup is the use of chemical substances or compounds which can be naturally derived from various sources to enhance the appearance of the human body par...

Basic Color Spaces (Part 2)

Basic Color Spaces (Part 2)   L*a*b  Color  Space           L*a*b  Color  Space  L*a*b  Color  Space The  L*a*b*  Color  space  (also referred to as CIELAB)  is  presently  one  of the  most popular  color  spaces  for  measuring  object  color and  is  widely  used  in virtually  all  fields.  It  is  one of  the  uniforn color spaces defined by  CIE  in  1976 in order  to  reduce  one  of  ...

Basic Color Spaces  (Part 1)

Basic Color Spaces  (Part 1)            Hue, lightness, and saturation. These tree elements are the three color attributes, and can be put together to creatre the three dimensional solid shown in Figure 1 would be created. The shape of the color soild is somewhat complicated because the size of the steps for saturation are different for each hue and lightness, but the color solid helps us to ...

Measuring Disposable Gloves Color Part 1

                  Disposable gloves are widely used in many industries such as healthcare and food for personal protection or contamination prevention. They are generally made from synthetic elastomeric material like nitrile and vinyl or natural rubber latex. Traditionally, color of disposable glove are only available in white or blue. Today, with the growing importance of color coding in persona...

Centasia : True color expert in Thailand

Centasia Co Ltd is authorised reseller for Konica Minolta Inc Sensing products since 1998.  In the last 19 years, Centasia Co Ltd had installed close to 3000 units of light and color instruments to the industries helping many companies improved their color quality.  Konica Minolta color control measurement and systems are used in automotive and automotive parts, food, ceramics, chemical, pharmace...

Solid-State Lighting – The light of the future with the right measurement equipment

LEDs have created a completely new product category in general lighting. As a new technology, SSL is the light of the future with exciting opportunities but also challenges. Since the manufacturing process of LEDs requires extensive testing at the production stage and during quality assurance, SSL products have also placed more stringent demands on optical characterization. The electrical operatin...

LED Test & Measurement – a proven track record

LED Test & Measurement – a proven track record (BLOG-308_IMAGE1) LEDs cannot be manufactured with consistent optical properties as a result of the production processes involved. Brightness and color can vary substantially from component to component even in the same production batch. This is why LEDs have to be tested during production and in their final application. Comprehensive optica...

What is Plasticizer?

Plasticizers are additives that increase the flexibility and durability of a material. Large quantity of them are used every year to produce plastic compositions, coatings, films, and filaments for applications in many industries such as automotive, medical and consumer goods. Almost 90% of the market for plasticizer is for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) applications as it improves the durability and fl...

Automotive Coatings

Qualifying a car is a tedious process as parts are usually supplied through a pool of vendors and each of them has their own color formulation and suppliers. When the parts arrive, they go through incoming inspection. During the inspection, color difference may not be visually noticeable, but becomes obvious when all parts are assembled. A mismatch in color can affect the product image and market ...