Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)

ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, CIFT Junction Matsyapuri PO, Cochin-682029, Kerala (
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Colorimeter
Make                                   : Hunterlab, USA
Model                                  : ColorFlex EZ
Specification   :

Click to View• Measures the reflected color of solids and liquids • Displays Color Data, Color Plot, Spectral Data and Spectral Plots • Available with 45°/0° measurement geometry • Product-standard storage with Pass/Fail tolerances • Requires very little bench space • Can be connected to computer and printer • Can operate online with EasyMatch software

  Working Principles
Click to ViewPort up or Port forward dual-beam spectrophotometer Geometry: Directional annular 45° illumination / 0° viewing Spectrophotometer: Sealed optics; 256-element diode array and a high resolution concave holographic grating Port Diameter/View Diameter: 31.8 mm illuminated/ 25.4 mm measured Spectral Range: 400 nm - 700 nm Spectral Resolution: < 3 nm Effective Bandwidth: 10 nm equivalent triangular Reporting Interval: 10 nm Photometric Range: 0 to 150 % Light Source: Pulsed Xenon Lamp Flashes per Measurement: 1 flash Lamp Life: > 1 million flashes Measurement Time: < 1 second from button push to measurement 2 seconds from button push to data display Minimum Interval between Measurements: 3 seconds Standards Conformance: CIE 15:2004, ISO 7724/1, ASTM E1164, DIN 5033, Teil 7 and JIS Z 8722 Condition C Standards Traceability: Instrument standard assignment in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) following practices described in CIE Publication 44 and ASTM E259 Colorimetric Repeatability: ΔE*<0.05 CIE L*a*b* on white tile (20 Readings) Data Views: Color Data, Color Difference Data, Tristimulus Color Plot, Spectral Data, Spectral Difference Data, Spectral Plot, Spectral Difference Plot USB Flash Drive Features: Backup of Setups and Data, Setup Transfer to Multiple Units, Data Export to Excel

  User Instructions
Pass/Fail, Average Multiple Readings, Search for Closest Standard Illuminants: A, C, D50, D55, D65, D75, F2, F7, F11 Observers: 2° and 10° Color Scales: CIE L*a*b*, Hunter Lab, CIE L*C*h, CIE Yxy, CIE XYZ Color Difference Scales: ΔL*a*b*, ΔLab, ΔL*C*H, ΔL*C*h, ΔYxy, ΔXYZ Color Difference Indices: ΔE*, ΔE, ΔC*, ΔC and ΔEcmc Indices and Metrics: E313 Whiteness and Tint (C/2° or D65/10°), E313 Yellowness (C/2° or D65/10°), D1925 Yellowness (C/2°), Y Brightness, Z%, 457 nm Brightness, Opacity, Color Strength (Average and Single Wavelength), Gray Change, Gray Stain, Metamerism Index, Shade Number Data Storage: As Standard - 250 spectral or tristimulus with Pass/Fail tolerances as Working, Physical, Numeric and Hitch, As Sample - 2000 spectral

  Contact Us
Contact No. 0484-2412300
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  Colorimeter Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D
L* a* b* values
per sample

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "The Director, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin OR the payment can be made directly at ICAR-CIFT office"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "The Director, ICAR-CIFT, Willingdon Island, Cochin, Kerala-682029 "