Entries by Andrew Pienaar

Instrument Certification vs Health Checks

Keeping your instrument performing optimally requires both health checks and certifications Historically, if you had a single colour measurement instrument in your system, repeatability was less important. As you worked with the current batch of bottle tops or automotive parts, the actual colour was less important than the relevant colour. That means to say, absolute […]

Reflectance vs Transmittance Measurements

Understanding the difference between Reflectance and Transmittance measurements Users have requested clarity on the two Colour Measurement principles and how to know when to use each method: Reflectance Measurements Transmittance Measurements Colour Measurement is a perception of the colour of an object when viewed under certain defined conditions. The human perception is subjective, that is […]

Back-to-Colour School – Innovative new Technology Transfer Packages

Back-to-Colour School! We are redefining the concept of training with our innovative training offers to ensure staff competency and improve Colour understanding Narich™ is redefining the concept of training with our on-site training offers. We promise to ensure that your staff are competently trained to perform the tasks your business requires. We prefer to refer […]

Appearance Measurement – How does Colour and Gloss affect our perception?

The importance of understanding how Colour and Gloss affects surface appearance When light strikes and object, the light changes. If the change is measurable, reproducible and diagnostic it can be used for non-destructive measurements and testing. This allows us to identify certain properties of the object. One of the properties we are able to detect […]

What to expect at K 2019 in Düsseldorf?

K 2019 – The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber If you work in the Plastics industry and want to see the latest trends and developments in the industry, then we are sure to see you at K 2019 in Dusseldorf Germany. Taking place from 16 – 23 October 2019 in Düsseldorf, […]

Why Colour is important in the Food and Beverages industry?

Colour gives us an expectation about Taste Colour is potentially the most important sensory property in the food and beverages industry. Food colour gives consumers an almost immediate impression about the freshness, flavour and quality of a product. This affects a consumers decision to purchase that product or select something that looks more appealing. Research […]

Ocean Optics is now Ocean Insight

Ocean Optics is now known as Ocean Insight. Expanding their mission to become a provider of spectral knowledge. Announced in June 2019 at the Laser World of Phototonics Ocean Optics, a spectroscopy components company, are now known as Ocean Insight. They’re changing the way people think about spectroscopy. The new website and logo design reflects […]

The Latest Spectrophotometer Series from Konica Minolta – CM-2xd Series

Konica Minolta Sensing have released a brand new Spectrophotometer, and it’s revolutionary in the Colour and Gloss Measurement space. We have the great pleasure to announce the latest Spectrophotometer Series by Konica Minolta Sensing, the CM2xd/G Series. Unveiled for the first-time at the European Coatings Show in March 2019. This brand-new instrument will be available […]