Tim Mouw, Manager Tech Support & Applications04.03.18
Have you ever bought something at the store, only to return home and realize it doesn’t match anything in your house? It’s not the color that changed. It’s the way you perceived it.
To control color, you need to be able to compare very small differences, determine their impact and understand how to address that impact. In this three-part series, we’re looking at the key components of tolerancing. If you missed part one, The History of Color Analysis, check it out now. Today’s topic explains how light affects the color we see and the importance of controlled lighting for a successful tolerancing program.
Color is light and light is energy
There are many different types of light, and each distributes energy in a different fashion. Our perception of color is strongly affected by the type of light that falls upon an object. But it’s actually much more complex than that. Not all light is the same. Daylight, moonlight, fluorescent, flashl
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