Entries by Narich

Holy Day, Holiday or just another day? Or is it another MoonDay?

In 325 CE, the Council of Nicaea established that Easter would be held on the first Sunday after the first Full Moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox. (*) From that point forward, the Easter date depended on the ecclesiastical approximation of March 21 for the vernal equinox. Although Easter is liturgically related to the […]

SPIE Photonics West 05-07 February 2019 – Are you going?

Visit Instrument Systems at Photonics West As a participant at the German pavilion, Instrument Systems is showcasing its premium class spectroradiometers at Photonics West / USA. The globally recognized reference device CAS 140D forms the basis of the system and is supplemented by our special model, the high-resolution CAS 140CT-HR. Both devices can be viewed […]

Colour Sorting Made EASY with Nix

Colour sorting with confidence has just been made easy with Nix Pro Colour Sensors. Have you ever walked into a paint hardware shop with the supposedly simple mission of getting a pot of paint that will match your new Kitchen Cupboard, Stove or Bathroom sink and tiles? You will be ushered to a wall of […]

We are back!

Holidays are over and we are back in action. We spent a bit of time before shutdown preparing ourselves for the new year, so after a short break, we are all ready for action to assist you with your new year. Lets hope its a good one for all of us. Our January Theme is […]

Christmas Day – Holy Day, Holiday, Justanother day

You will probably only see this in February, as this is a nightmare time of year when time zips by at lightening speed. Everything happens at year end; Summer Holidays, Exams at school and universities, shutdowns, increases, bonuses and cannily every year some suit decides to announce lay offs and closures as well. Travel is […]

Understand colour with this clear explanation video

If you work with colour like we do, you may be familiar with equations and colour spaces, and would like to understand colour OR even if you may be familiar with colour measurement and colour prediction software, BUT you may be really tired of the mathematics and theory. Take a break and watch the BEST video […]

Electricity Cuts aka Load Shedding – and your Instruments

Electricity cuts otherwise referred to as Load Shedding are back in fashion. What does this mean for your Instruments in the lab? Modern Instruments are designed to operate within normal electricity supply standards and norms. Interrupted power supply, and more especially power surges when the power supply is restored can however have repercussions.     […]

How Black can your Friday be?

Black as in ‘Black Friday’ is just a name for a colour, or more correctly, lack of colour. The perception of colour is based upon which part of the sunlight’s visible spectrum is reflected or absorbed. White is a 100% reflection of the sun, and black is 100% absorbed light. Wikipedia gives a fairly simple […]