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Print Colour Tester for Labels Color Quality Control

Print Industry | 2018-09-21 18:25:35

Labels or tags are commonly seen in our daily life. In the production process of the labels, the customer will give a sample as a target or give a pantone color number. Then they will ask the label manufacturer to make a sample. After the sample is made, the label manufacturer will compare the sample with target or pantone color number and let the customer confirm it.

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After the sample is confirmed, then manufacturer will start mass production. Today, we will introduce howprint colour tester CS-600Ccan help to check color on labels.

Measurement Condition

1. Mode: Reflectance

2. Light Source and Angle: D65/10 degree

3. Parameters need to Measure: color value CIE L*a*b and △E

4. Instrument Model: CS-600C Print Colour Tester

Test Method

1. Prepare the instrument and samples. Do black and white calibration for the instrument.

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Print Color Tester

Print Color Tester

2. Put the instrument on the sample, then press test, we can see the test result color value CIE-lab value directly on instrument screen.

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Test Result 1

3. Press “menu” we can enter into sample measurement interface, press “test” we can see the sample color lab value and the color difference between it and the sample.

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Test Result Analysis

Print colour tester CS-600C also has another function. After measure the sample, it can help to find 3 pantone color number from its library which can save customer’s time on find color number from pantone color swatches.

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