Paints are used in almost every industry for different purposes. They are used for protection of products from external factors such as moisture, corrosions, dust etc.
They are also used for indication purposes as different paint colors indicate different purposes. The paints are also used for enhancing the appearance of the products with vibrant colors. The appearance has a great impact on the quality perception of a particular products hence the manufacturer of paints need to ensure that they provide the best paint quality to their clients.
There are many aspects of quality of paints that need to be addressed during the quality assurance process of paints and one such aspect is the color consistency. The color of the paint must appear the same in every lighting conditions but the colors have a tendency to appear different when the lights are changed. This phenomenon is called metamerism. In order to make the paints free from metamerism, the manufacturers need to test the appearance of paints under different light sources. For this a color matching cabinet must be used.
The color matching cabinet is a highly efficient instrument which can be used for testing the appearance of the paints under different light sources. The color matching system is provided with different light sources that can be operated individually and together for better assessment of color quality of the products. These light sources include D 65, INCAA, and TL 84, UV black light, TFL, CWF and so forth.
With the use of the color mating cabinet, the manufacturers of paint products can surely provide the best quality of products to their customers and helps in enhancing the quality as well as appearance of their products.