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Do you want your staff to be Qualified or Competent?

Do you want Qualified or Competent staff? And what is the difference? We operate in a technical space supplying mainly Quality Assessment solutions for a variety of sectors, from academic R&D, through Food Processing, Automotive Manufacturing, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics, Coatings, and many more. We use Sensing tools as the basis for all our solutions. There […]

Why an in-line solution costs more than a bench-top?

Are you considering an in-line sensing solution? Here are some reasons why they cost more than bench-top devices. Many of our customers have 15-20 years experience of the benefit of measuring colour in Automotive manufacturing, Coatings, Food Processing, Plastics, Building Materials and many more applications. At first, customers were hesitant to adopt this new non-invasive, […]

Why do you measure the colour of BISCUITS?

Why measure the colour of BISCUITS? According to localhistories.org, the word biscuit is derived from the Latin words bis cotus, meaning twice baked. The idea of making biscuits goes back to the Romans. However, biscuits as we know them were developed in the Middle Ages. Www.english-heritage.org.uk states that the earliest surviving example of a biscuit […]

New Bench-top Spectrophotometer from Konica Minolta Sensing

Introducing the latest bench-top Spectrophotometer from Konica Minolta – CM-36dG Series We are pleased to announce a new bench-top Spectrophotometer series from Konica Minolta Sensing. The CM-36dG series of Spectrophotometers sets a new standard in bench-top instruments with unrivalled instrument accuracy, measurement stability and ease of use. The new series of bench-top Spectrophotometers from Konica […]

Let’s Briefly Clarify The Following Terms: Spectrum, Spectroscopy, Spectrophotometer and Colorimeter/Chroma-Meter

The perception of colour can be confusing especially when the same process can have different names depending on its application. This short Blog will help clarify what each name refers to. SPECTRUM It was originally thought that Visible Light was the only Electromagnetic Wavelength, as it was clearly visible as white light, which under certain […]

Using Colour Measurement Instruments For Natural Foods

Early colour measurement applications tackled both simple and complex objects Automotive and Decorative coatings soon benefitted from the invention of reliable Colour Measurement Devices and have by and large retained the same protocols for the last 60 years. Recent inventions in that sector enhance rather than reform older practices. On the complex side, Textile and […]

Why Wait !?

The Global Covid19 phenomenon has taken us all by surprise and the repercussions will become clear over the coming months. In the meantime, it does not seem to make sense to react to what “Maybe” when we are not even sure of what is happening in the first place. Staying with the business of business, […]

R&D vs QA – Which Colour Measurement Instruments To Use?

A number of our customers have both R&D and QA Laboratories, and the bigger the company, the less likely colleagues are going to communicate. A further complication is that large companies may purchase by application and be convinced, or assume, that only one type of instrument in the Universe is suitable for that particular application. […]

SCE vs SCI – When to use which?

Specular reflection is the mirror-like reflection of light waves from a surface. In this process, each incident ray reflected at the same angle to the surface normal as the incident ray, but on the opposing side of the surface normal in the plane formed by the incident and reflected rays. The result is that an […]