Color & Appearance Testing

Exploring the: Color & Appearance Testing Zone

55 Results for: Article

Sort by:
Published: 10/31/2017

Portable 3D Laser Scanner Slashes Molder’s Inspection Time
EVCO reduced first-article inspection time from one week to as little as 4-6 hours.

Published: 10/30/2017

Add Automation to Your Lab
Robots are commonplace on the production floor, cutting costs and improving efficiencies for molders and other processors. Now, those same benefits can also be achieved in the lab.

Published: 7/27/2017

Polymer Resources: Compounding's 'Small Big Guy'
This compounder combines a service-first, small-company mindset with the technical might of larger companies to carve a niche in engineering plastics.

Published: 7/27/2017

Additives: Polyolefin Discoloration
There’s a growing demand for PE films with lower initial color and improved color stability, as well as better retention of physical properties. New stabilizer systems address these and similar concerns for molded PE and PP parts.

Published: 11/23/2016

No Hard Coating Needed
Now There’s an Additive That Improves Scratch/Mar Resistance in Molded & Extruded Parts

Published: 8/25/2016

Five Effective Ways to Control Color
A 50-year veteran in color-concentrate production and use shares practices to help you make better color decisions and generate less scrap. To specify color correctly and communicate your specs to your color supplier requires understanding of the “F...

Published: 7/1/2015

Auxiliaries AT NPE: New Controls Link Auxiliaries
Industry 4.0—the internet of things—is bringing a new level of connectivity to auxiliary equipment. Here’s a rundown of developments there, along with other news in auxiliaries from the show.

Published: 2/24/2015

AUXILIARIES AT NPE: More Control, Flexibility, And Efficiency
These are key trends in the many kinds of auxiliary equipment displayed at this month’s show. You’ll also see equipment designed to be virtually ‘foolproof.’

Published: 2/28/2014

Color Pioneer Charvat Dies
Long-time SPE member, teacher and consultant.

Published: 12/18/2013

K 2013: More Efficient, Flexible & User-Friendly Auxiliaries
It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater eas...