Precautions to Be Taken While Using a Color Matching Cabinet

Precautions to Be Taken While Using a Color Matching Cabinet

Colors play an important role in determining the quality of the product. Thus, it is important for you to match the color consistency of the product and detect if there is a Metamerism present in your products before delivering them to the customers. With the use of Presto color matching cabinet USA, you will be able to detect the consistency of colors present in your product.

The color of materials depends on the geometric and special nature of the illuminating and viewing condition. This practice specifies the standard condition for appraising the colors and color differences of opaque specimens that are diffusely illuminated. This amazing lab testing equipment can be used in different industries for measuring colors. Here in this article, we are going to provide you with information about the color-matching cabinet USA model and what precautions you can keep in mind while using this standardized lab testing instrument.

Perform accurate color measurement with Presto color matching cabinet

Color matching cabinet equipment is used in the textile industry and is suitable for almost all applications that require color consistency and quality. This lab testing equipment can be used for determining color differences under standardized and controlled lighting conditions. From small samples color evaluation to large samples, all types of samples will be easily visualized for matching color consistency with the help of this lab testing equipment.

This lab testing instrument has been fitted with six light sources as per international standards. We have listed them below.

  • D 65 – Artificial daylight – 2 Nos. (6500 K, CIE D 66, Average North Sky Daylight)
  • INCA A – Incandescent Light – 4 1 Nos.
  • TL 84 Light – Point of Sale – 1 No.
  • UVB Light – Ultra Violet – 1 No.
  • CWF Light – Cool White Florescent – 1 No. (4150K, typical slone / office light wideband)
  • UL 30 Light – Ultra Loom 30 – 1 No.

With these light sources, you can easily perform accurate color measurements of different products. It consists of features and technical specifications.

Features of the color matching cabinet (USA)

The color matching cabinet from Presto will provide you with high-quality features to determine the color difference present in different products. You can enhance the quality of colors present in different food products, PET products, and many others to make sure that the right quality product will be delivered.

  • This testing equipment offers controlled and reproducible lighting conditions.
  • You will get a wide viewing area for matching colors of different products.
  • Suitable for all applications, that demands color consistency and quality.
  • It makes use of multiple light sources or lamps to detect the phenomenon of Metamerism.
  • Various light sources include artificial daylight, cool white light, tungsten filament light, ultraviolet black light, Triphosphor light.
  • The apparatus is available in various other designs and specifications according to buyers' needs across Asia, Europe & USA.
  • Imported hour totalizer has also been incorporated.

These are the features you will get with a color-matching cabinet that will help you to conduct the test with ease. Now, let us focus on its technical specifications.

Technical specifications of Presto color matching cabinet (USA)

  • The angle of Viewing Booth: 45 Degree
  • Viewing Booth Material: Wood or Steel
  • Lights:

- D 65 Artificial Daylight

- TL 84 Triphosphor Fluorescent Light (Point of Sale)

- UV-B Backlight Ultra Violet Black Light

- INCA Incandescent Light

- U-30 Ultra-loom 30 light

  • Time Totalizer: Up to 10000 hours
  • No. of D-65 lights: 2
  • No. of U-30 lights: 1
  • No. of UV-B lights: 1
  • No. of TL-84(Point of Sale) lights: 1
  • No. of INCA lights: 1
  • No. of CWF lights: 1
  • Accessories:

- Starter: 1nos.

- Viewing Booth 45 Degree: 1 no.

These are the technical specifications you will get with this lab testing equipment. Our team of research and development analysts has curated and embedded the latest and high-quality features so as to make it easy for you to conduct the test.

Top 5 precautions to be taken while using color matching cabinet

Whenever you commence the test using a color matching cabinet, then you need to make sure that you should place the specimen accurately in order to get accurate testing results. Besides this, it is important for you to keep the machine neat and clean so as to get it run smoothly. Below we have mentioned the top 5 precautions that needed to be taken care of while using this amazing lab testing equipment.

  • All the lamps should be changed after every 2000 Hours, as recorded on the Hour Meter.
  • After switching ON the mains, only one switch at a time should be operated for color matching. Two switches operated together, may not give accurate color matching.
  • The Cabinet should always be kept clean.
  • For best results, extraneous lighting or anything which interferes with the visual response must be avoided.
  • No direct light should be present in the field of view and the general lighting in the vicinity should also be “Artificial Daylight” to a level of approx. 220 LUX. The wall behind the cabinet should be finished in Light Grey.

By following these top 5 precautions, you can use this lab testing instrument efficiently for a longer time. You can also get information about ACP-Aluminium Composite Panel Testing Instruments. If you need any information regarding color matching cabinet price, working, or other related information, give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at We will assure you to provide you with the right information for your queries. You can also check out other color measurement equipment like TP310 portable color measurement.

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