Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control

$895

This hands-on FIQC seminar will teach you the best quality control practices.

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This one-day hands-on workshop will teach you the best quality control practices to help streamline your own workflow and make working with color fun and easy.

You’ll create color standards, develop appropriate color tolerances, and measure samples against target colors while analyzing the results. Taught by X-Rite color experts, you will learn how to control color more effectively within your own organization and throughout your supply chain.

The course requires basic color theory knowledge. It will address color control for a variety of industries including retail and apparel brands, business and consumer electronics, automotive, packaging and their related industries in plastics, coatings and textile manufacturing.

Early Bird Special! Use the coupon code "FUN2018" up to three weeks in advance to your scheduled Day 1 or Day 2 class and receive an instant 15% discount. 

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If you are not completely satisfied with an X-Rite seminar, we will provide you with a training voucher to attend another future seminar.

Cancellation Policy:  21 days prior to event date 100% refund, 14 days prior to event date 50% refund, less than 14 days no refund will be given.

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Location Venue
August 29, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Center
4331 Dominion Street
Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7
Canada
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September 13, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Memphis, TN
USA
Springhill Suites Memphis Downtown
85 Court Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
USA
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September 20, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Green Bay, WI
USA
Springhill Suites Green Bay
1011 Tony Canadeo Run
Green Bay, WI 54304
USA
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September 27, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
New York, NY
USA
Courtyard New York Manhattan Upper East Side
410 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
USA
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October 4, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Cleveland, OH
USA
Cleveland Airport Marriott
4277 West 150th Street
Cleveland, OH 44135
USA
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October 11, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Birmingham, AL
USA
Courtyard Birmingham Downtown at UAB
1820 5th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
USA
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October 17, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Providence, RI
USA
Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms Street
Providence, RI 02904
USA
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October 25, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Naperville, IL
USA
Chicago Marriott Naperville
1801 North Naper Boulevard
Naperville, IL 60563
USA
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November 1, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
San Jose, CA
USA
Courtyard San Jose Cupertino
10605 North Wolfe Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
USA
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November 8, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Charlotte Ballantyne, NC
USA
Springhill Suites Charlotte Ballantyne Area
12325 Johnston Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
USA
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Who Should Attend? 

The course requires basic color theory knowledge. It will address color control for a variety of industries including retail and apparel brands, business and consumer electronics, automotive, packaging and their related industries in plastics, coatings and textile manufacturing.

Please ensure that you have a solid understanding of color theory, especially the concepts of L*a*b* and L*c*H.  If you do not feel properly prepared, consider also attending our "Fundamentals of Color and Appearance" (offered on the previous day).

This seminar is designed for:
•    Quality Control & Assurance Professionals
•    Lab Technicians
•    Parts Suppliers
•    Manufacturing Specifiers
•    Anyone who evaluates or approves color

If you’re involved in any of these industries, you can’t miss this seminar.

Print, Packaging, and Industrial: ink, dyes, paper, plastics, textiles

  • Apparel
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Food & Food Packaging
  • Furniture
  • Health & Beauty
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Printing
  • Retail

Why Attend?

Our Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control workshop is a response to customer demand for a hands-on seminar to learn more about how to prepare samples, interpret data, set tolerances, and store and retrieve data.

  • Knowledgeable Instructors
    Our team of speakers and instructors are considered to be industry leaders and have accumulated years of hands-on practical experience and expertise in their respective fields. You’ll learn from experts in areas such as color management, printing, textiles, plastics and more.
  • After the Seminar
    After you’ve attended a seminar, you are encouraged to continue contacting us through your My X-Rite account for additional information or answers to technical questions. Our team will promptly respond to all requests.

  • Free Materials
    As part of the seminar tour, all attendees will receive the Munsell Interactive Learning Kit free of charge.

  • Exclusive Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control Book
    All seminar attendees will also receive X-Rite’s exclusive Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control Book. This industry acknowledged publication provides a logical and practical approach to solving color and appearance issues related to industrial applications.

  • Product Discounts
    Participants will receive a 10% discount voucher that is valid until December 31, 2018. The voucher cannot exceed $500.00 off a purchase

Instrumentation:

  • Differences between how a 45/0 and sphere take measurements  
  • When to use a handheld, benchtop, and/or non-contact instruments
  • General measurement modes (RFL/ TRA, SCI/SCE, UVC/UVEx, etc.)
  • Importance of certification and good calibration  

Samples:

  • Samples that should or should not be measured
  • Sample preparation for industry specific measurements  
  • Sample presentation for industry specific mounting

Interpreting Color Data and Tolerances:

  • General color difference numbers (DL*,Da*,Db* or DL*, DC*, Dh)
  • General color graphics, such as color space and color trend plots
  • Individual colorimetric tolerances
  • Single number tolerances  

Visual vs. Numerical:

  • Do the numbers agree with your eyes?
  • Can you perceive a difference at DE of 0.5, 1.0 or higher?

Archiving Your Data:

  • Storing standards and trials for posterity
  • Retrieving stored data for evaluation
  • Searching your database

This is a hands-on workshop with X-Rite instrumentation and software.


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