Color QC and Matching Blog

Displaying RGB values for Color Matching

Posted by Elaine Becker on Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Tags: color matching, OnColor, color formulation, color space, color specification

Tip #3 – The Physical Color Standard

Posted by Elaine Becker on Fri, Jul 29, 2011

 Before generating an electronic color standard, a physical standard needs to exist and be measured to generate the electronic data.  Here are some guidelines for selecting the specimen and storing and handling it:

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Tags: color standard, color matching, color formulation, global color communication

CyberChrome Exhibits at the American Coatings Show 2010

Posted by Elaine Becker on Wed, Apr 28, 2010

CyberChrome Inc was an exhibitor at the recent American Coatings Show in Charlotte, NC.  Featured products included OnColor Profiler for improving inter-instrument agreement and the OnColor Suite of color management software for quality control and color formulation.

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Tags: color tolerances, color standard, instrument profiling, inter-instrument agreement, color matching, OnColor, color formulation

Spot On: Lessons from a Color-Matching Master

Posted by Elaine Becker on Wed, Mar 10, 2010
As the North American Manager of Color Services for Pittsburgh-based PPG, a $16 billion per year manufacturer of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical and glass, Shelley Sturdevant knows something about color matching. She manages and oversees color control for the Coil and Extrusion coatings business at 10 facilities nationwide, with a color palette currently holding over 100,000 colors.

We had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with Shelley as she shared some of what she's learned managing color for PPG over the years:

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Tags: Color correction, color standard, color matching, OnColor, color formulation

10 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Color Matching Results

Posted by Elaine Becker on Thu, Jan 28, 2010

Paying attention to details can help you get the most out of your investment in a color matching system, get you the best color match accuracy, and get your colors approved in the fewest hits.

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Tags: color matching, colorant database, color formulation, match accuracy