Dedicated to consistent and repeatable plastic color formulation, color measurement, and quality control, X-Rite offers a variety of user-friendly solutions to formulate and control color on even the most complex plastic materials. Whether you work with plastic pellets, extruded plastic, uniquely-shaped bottles, transparent or translucent preforms or plaques, or materials with optical brightening agents, we offer a variety of color solutions including industry-leading benchtop and portable spectrophotometers that can be tailored to support your unique business challenges and budget.
Ensuring that the colors you choose can be achieved consistently in final production is critical. A complete specification/design solution consists of the right digital and physical color standards, color profiling and calibration tools for devices like monitors and proofing printers, a light booth for controlled visual evaluation of color, a color measurement device like a spectrophotometer, and software. Check out our featured solutions below.
Organized into three carousel towers that rotate for easy color location and replacement, the PANTONE PLUS Plastic Standard Chips Collection includes a large-size (3” x 1-7/8”) polypropylene chip for every color in the system. These plastic standards allow for precise color specification and matching, providing maximum creativity and control in the development of plastic products, including toys, consumer electronics, home furnishings, appliances, accessories and more.
PantoneLIVE Production – Plastic, Coatings and Textile libraries gives color specifiers and manufacturers’ instant access to the most up to date Pantone colors for Plastic, Coatings and Textile applications in a digital format to ensure design intent is achieved, and color is produced quickly and accurately.
The Ci64’s large high-resolution color screen, Graphical Jobs™ interface* and configurable menus make it fast and easy for users to understand color measurement procedures, bring consistency to measurement processes and quickly view measurement data.
Formulating the master color standard can be a challenge due to ever-changing characteristics of raw materials. Our industry-leading formulation solutions will ensure that waste, rework, and lost time are kept to a minimum. A complete formulation solution is comprised of the right digital and physical color standards, a light booth for controlled visual evaluation of color, a color measurement device like a spectrophotometer, and software. Check out our featured solutions below.
From inspiration through formulation, production and quality control, the Ci7800 benchtop sphere spectrophotometer is one of the most advanced instruments in the market.
Color iMatch formula management and quality control software for plastics, paint, and textiles yields better matches in fewer steps and with fewer corrections.
You, your customers and your company’s bottom line care about color. Ensure that your color meets customer specifications the first time, every-time without added production time, resources, or costs. A complete production and quality control solution is typically comprised of a color standard, a light booth, a spectrophotometer, and software. Check our featured solutions below.
The compact and lightweight MA-5 QC is designed for consistent quality control and color measurement of effect finishes on the production floor, in the lab, and in the field.
The Ci7860 benchtop spectrophotometer creates the industry’s most accurate digital color standards to better communicate color specifications to suppliers across the entire supply chain.
The Ci64, X-Rite’s most precise handheld sphere spectrophotometer, is available in three models: with simultaneous SPIN/SPEX, correlated gloss, and a UV option.
Non-contact spectrophotometer for reflectance measurement and evaluation of color in industrial applications for early identification and correction of disturbances.
An inline non-contact spectrophotometer, for measurement of visual light transmission and haze in the manufacture of transparent films to continuously monitor color quality.
Ensure accurate color and fast change-overs with this affordable, compact, durable inline spectrophotometer that is ideal for harsh industrial manufacturing applications.
Color iQC is a unique, job-oriented upgradeable color quality control solution designed to meet evolving color measurement and management requirements in all industrial market segments.
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Many different types of errors occur in spectrophotometric measurements, in this whitepaper learn how NetProfiler, a system of software and color standards, can correct these errors.
In this short webinar, we discuss where color can go wrong, the impact to your bottom line, and easy methods to get color that’s on spec to reduce the rejections.
In this free webinar, learn about the various ways to describe color, such as using color spaces and equations.