BYK Gardner Spectro-Guide Sphere (6834) Color Spectrophotometer

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Alternate Names:
Colorimeter, Gloss meter
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Product Description
The Spectro-Guide Sphere offers total appearance control - color and gloss in one unit. d/8 measuring geometry spin (specular included). Highly repeatable on textured surfaces due to the diffused illumination of the sphere. Stable, long-term calibration - needed only every three months
The overall appearance of a product is influenced by color and gloss. A sample of the same color but higher gloss level is visually perceived darker and more saturated than a low gloss sample. In order to get a uniform appearance, both attributes need to be controlled. The spectro-guide spectrophotometer is unique as it measures both attributes simultaneously. Thus, the cause of a mismatch can be clearly defined in any situation.
- Color (sphere) and 60° gloss are displayed at the same time
- In compliance with international specifications
- Tolerances for color and gloss allow quick pass/fail decisions in production
The spectro-guide spectrophotometer makes quality control simple and secure - even for color beginners. Thanks to the intuitive pulldown menu and the four-cursor button operation, quality control has never been easier.
With the spectro-guide spectrophotometer you can measure any color: dark - brilliant - steep reflectance curves. The 10 nm spectral resolution not only ensures highly precise color results, but also an excellent agreement with competitive color instruments - even bench-top units. Additionally, a patented illumination control provides temperature independent results, even in extreme conditions.
No matter whether you want to compare a batch to a defined standard or monitor process changes over time, easy-link, included with spectro-guide, offers all of the necessary tools. Direct data transfer from the spectrophotometer into predefined QC templates makes you ready for routine color control. If you have to match colors and the physical sample is no longer available, you can easily enter the spectral data in easy-link. The standards can then be transferred to the spectro-guide spectrophotometer for color QC.
The CIELab-Graph charts differences in color and lightness together with production tolerances.
All data are summarized in a trend graph: Color, gloss, film thickness and your own product specific information.
Color differences are displayed simultaneously for three illuminants to control metamerism.

Comes complete with: Spectrophotometer; Black calibration standard; White calibration standard with certificate; Green checking reference; High gloss standard; Sample area locator; Software easy-link; Interface cable; USB-adapter; 4 x AA batteries; Hand strap; Carrying case; Operating instructions; Color theory folder; On-site training (in North America ONLY). Online web training may be available for purchasers outside North America.

ASTM D 2244, E 308, E 1164
DIN 5033, 5036, 6174
DIN EN ISO 11664
ISO 7724

ASTM D 523, D 2457
DIN 67530
ISO 2813, 7668
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BYK Gardner Spectro-Guide Sphere Gloss Color Spectrophotometer
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