Defining the Rhopoint IQ-S Goniophotometer!

A high quality finish is the top priority of many industries handling gloss. Orange peel and haze caused by coating formulation, substrate, as well as application and technique conditions can cause a finish to fall flat. To ensure the highest quality, one must test for these effects that can reduce visual quality, a task that… Read More »

Why are Konica Minolta Sensing’s Light Meters Superior?

Konica Minolta Sensing provides advanced optical technology that precisely measures the elements of color and light. Our light meters have become the staple in many national research and manufacturing environments, helping meet product quality and operational goals with less waste, time and effort. Specifically, one should focus not only on an instrument that they know… Read More »

How the Granular Material Attachment Protects CR-400 and CM-700D Color Measurement Instruments

Konica Minolta’s spectrophotometers and colorimeters are used around the world for accurate color measurement in a wide range of products and solutions. Numerous industries count on our advanced technology to ensure that color stays consistent in the items they produce. Looking here at two of our color measurement instruments – the CM-700D spectrophotometer and the CR-400 colorimeter – we’ll talk about… Read More »

Proper Instrument Care

Anyone who owns a car knows that too little usage is almost as bad as too much. The fact is that complex machinery and instruments “wear & tear” even when not utilized. When it comes to colorimeters and spectrophotometers, a number of our customers may use their instruments twice a week, once a month, while… Read More »

A World of Carrageenans

Carrageenans are edible powders extracted from seaweeds. They are widely used in the food manufacturing industry especially in the dairy, processed meat and beverage industry. In the dairy products and beverage industry, they are used as stabilizers and emulsifiers while in the processed meat industry they are used as texturizers and water absorbers. Because of… Read More »

Color Measurement for Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate is a chemical compound with formula CaCO3. It is a common substance found in rocks as the mineral calcite. For manufacturers and traders of calcium carbonate, color is commonly used as a parameter of quality. Their clients rely on color for acceptability. Calcium Carbonate manufacturers needs to consistently ensure they are regularly producing… Read More »