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Products  > Technidyne ColorTouch®X 45

Technidyne ColorTouch®X 45

A powerful color spectrophotometer designed for measuring color/color difference/TAPPI brightness/whiteness, the ColorTouch® X 45 also features an integrated touchscreen, advanced data analysis and sample tracking.

Description

The only 45°/0° color spectrophotometer for the pulp and paper industry

The ColorTouch X 45 brings together a powerful set of tools to meet the demands of the brightness, color, color difference and fluorescence markets.  

In addition to these traditional applications, the expanded wavelength range of the ColorTouch X 45 provides a higher level of accuracy and capabilities than its competitors.  

Color spectrophotometer applications

A color spectrophotometer captures and evaluates color, offering an easy way for manufacturers to ensure that the colors they are using meet their specifications and remain consistent.  

They are particularly useful in the paper and pulp industries and can be used for everything from developing appealing flexible packaging to manufacturing hygiene tissues with good visual optics. Find out more about the main uses for spectrophotometers 

An advanced and easy-to-use color spectrophotometer

No other instrument in the market today can match the ColorTouch X 45 for capabilities, functionality and quality. From easy-to-use touchscreen operation to a full range of tests in accordance with TAPPI standards, this is your go-to color spectrophotometer. Features include: 

Touchscreen operation 

  • Load sample, initiate the test and the ColorTouch X 45 does the rest 
  • Pre-programmed test routine to allow for easy set-up and testing 
  • Does not require an external PC 
  • Automatic Calibration 

Advanced data analysis 

  • Trending data allows for tracking grades over several samples 
  • Compare multiple samples on various color plots 
  • Establish optical tolerances on grades for PASS/FAIL analysis 

Spectral data capabilities 

  • Spectrophotometric data for comprehensive understanding of dyes, fillers, OBA’s and other colorants 
  • Greater accuracy of colorimetric data 
  • Thorough analysis of metameric color matches 

For a quick introduction to some of the capabilities of this powerful spectrophotometer, check out our introductory video: 

A color spectrophotometer that tests to industry standards

This highly accurate color spectrophotometer is also designed to allow you to test in accordance with important and widely recognized standards, such as TAPPI T452, T524, T646 and T560 

Specifications

SKU: ACTT0004

Applications: Appearance Testing, Coating Testing, Corrugated Testing, Materials Testing, Optical Testing, Paper Testing, Paperboard Testing

Materials: Cardboard, Corrugated Paper, Inks and Coatings, Paper, Paperboard, Tissue

Depth: 40cm (15.75in)

Width: 33.5cm (13.2in)

Height: 61cm (24in)

Weight: 20.4kg (45lbs)

Country of Origin: U.S.A.

Geometry Directional: 45º/0º

Specimen Area Measured: 9mm Diameter

Specimen Aperture: 13mm Diameter

Light Source: Pulsed Xenon

Lamp Life (# of measurements): +500,000

Detector: CCD 131,000 Pixels

Spectrometer: Dual Blaze grating

Spectrometer Range: 200 to 1050nm

Bandpass: 5nm

Calibration: Traceable to NRC

Measurement Range: 0-200% (Reflectance)

UV Sources: D65, C, QTH, UV-EX, *UV1 (* User Defined)

Automatic UV Control: Auto-adjustment to calibrated UV sources

UV Filters: UV Trim 400nm / UV Cut-off 420nm

Observers: CIE 2°, 10°

Illuminants: C, D65, A, B, D50, D55, D75, F2, F7,F11

Photometric Nonlinearity: 0.1%

Repeatability (white tile avg. 20 readings): 0.1%

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Success Stories

The problem

Some paint manufacturers have to undertake so many different types of tests that it’s hard to stay on top of the demands of their industry and the changing technologies that can best support them.

The solution

This was the case for our valued customer. They needed the equipment, skills, experience, and collaboration of a genuine partner. One offering personalized support and guidance identifying the correct inspection solution for each situation. We are always delighted to help.

The outcome

Daniel Marschall, President of Marschall Labs, said:

 

“The professionals at Industrial Physics took the time to understand the specific testing equipment needs of our lab. I can’t say enough about the excellent customer service and support they provide.”

Spares and Accessories

Technidyne Standards Package Thumb Drive

TAPPI Brightness and Color Calibration and Verfication Kit - Single Set - Designed specifically for use with the ColorTouchX 45. Includes Traceability Certificate

Technidyne Standards Package Thumb Drive

TAPPI Brightness and Color Calibration and Verfication Kit - Subscription Quarterly - Designed specifically for use with the ColorTouchX 45. Includes Traceability Certificate

Technidyne Standards Package Thumb Drive

TAPPI Brightness and Color Calibration and Verfication Kit - Subscription Monthly - Designed specifically for use with the ColorTouchX 45. Includes Traceability Certificate

STAR USB Printer w Drivers pre-installed.  Assembly includes 4 rolls of printer paper, power cord, and USB cable.

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