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Color Reference Standards

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These CRMs are ideal for routine calibration of colour measuring instruments, verification of test data and ensuring good inter-laboratory or inter-instrument correlation. The range of liquid standards includes AOCS-Tintometer, ASTM, Gardner, Lovibond RYBN, Pt-Co and Saybolt Color, the key color scales applied to oils, fuels & chemicals. They are supplied with full traceability to internationally recognized standards, either UKAS to ISO 17025 and ISO Guide 34 (ASTM, Gardner & Saybolt Color) or the ISO 9001 quality system (AOCS-Tintometer, Lovibond RYBN & Pt-Co Color). Each standard comes in a 500 ml bottle with a 12-month guarantee of color stability and full certification including MSDS.

Key Benefits

  • Ideal for routine calibration of color measuring instruments & verification of test data
  • Ensure good inter-laboratory and inter-instrument correlation
  • Applications in statistical quality control (SQC) and statistical process control (SPC)
  • High stability standards with a guaranteed 12-month shelf life (3 months shelf life for Pt-Co)
  • Full traceability to internationally recognized standards
    •  Gardner & Saybolt Color standards certified under UKAS to ISO 17025 and ISO Guide 34
    •  AOCS-Tintometer, Lovibond RYBN & Pt-Co Color certified under ISO 9001 quality system
  • All classified as non-hazardous according to EU directives
  • Each bottle supplied with full certification including MSDS

Covers the Key Color Scales applied to Oils, Fuels & Chemicals

The range of Lovibond color reference standards includes AOCS-Tintometer, ASTM, Gardner, Lovibond RYBN, Pt-Co/Hazen/APHA and Saybolt Color, the key color scales applied to oils, fuels & chemicals. Each standard is supplied in a 500 mL bottle with a 12-month guarantee of color stability (3 months shelf life for Pt-Co). The values indicated are typical nominal values; individual values may vary but these are always specified on the certificate of calibration supplied with each standard.

Excellence in Color Measurement

Process industries throughout the world use Lovibond colorimeters for color control of products such as edible and industrial oils, fuels, chemicals, paint vehicles and coatings. The Lovibond brand is recognized by major international standardizing bodies, including the AOCS, ISO and ASTM, who quote our equipment in their specifications for color measurement. It is this unparalleled knowledge that ensures good correlation with Lovibond colorimeters.

Quality Assurance

Lovibond color reference standards are manufactured by Paragon, and certified by The Tintometer Limited. Each standard is issued with a Certificate of Calibration, which confirms that the product has been manufactured and tested under the control of Tintometers ISO 9001 Quality Management System and conform in all respects with the stated standard or test method. In addition, Tintometer has been awarded UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation as a color calibration laboratory for spectral response and CIE measurements. As a result, we are able to supply reference standards for Saybolt, ASTM and Gardner Color that are directly traceable to internationally recognized standards manufactured under UKAS ISO Guide 34 accreditation by Paragon Scientific Ltd and certified under UKAS ISO 17025 accreditation by Tintometer.

Color Scale Description Order Code Accreditation
AOCS-Tintometer Color 0.3R 1.7Y (5¼”) 134240 ISO 9001
(AOCS Cc 13j-97, Cc 13b-45) 1.3R 8.8Y (5¼”) 134250 ISO 9001
1.7R 12Y (5¼”) 134260 ISO 9001
3.0R 22Y (5¼”) 134270 ISO 9001
3.6R 34Y (5¼”) 134280 ISO 9001
ASTM Color <0.5 134290 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
(ASTM D6045, D1500) 1 134000 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
3 134010 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
5 134020 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
7 134030 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
Gardner Color 2 134200 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
(ASTM D1544, D6166) 5 134210 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
8 134220 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
11 133860 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
14 133880 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
17 133870 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
Lovibond RYBN Color 0.4R 1.9Y 0.1N (5¼”) 134080 ISO 9001
(AOCS Cc 13j-97) 1.0R 4.3Y 0.1N (5¼”) 134090 ISO 9001
1.4R 7.3Y 0.2 N (5¼”) 134100 ISO 9001
1.6R 11.0Y 0.1N (5¼”) 134110 ISO 9001
2.0R 14.0Y 0.1N (5¼”) 134120 ISO 9001
2.9R 22.0Y 0.5N (5¼”) 134130 ISO 9001
4.0R 39.0Y 0.5N (5¼”) 134230 ISO 9001
Pt-Co/Hazen/APHA Color 5 134140 ISO 9001
(ASTM D1209) 10 134150 ISO 9001
15 134160 ISO 9001
30 134170 ISO 9001
50 134180 ISO 9001
100 134190 ISO 9001
500 (stock solution) 462803 ISO 9001
Saybolt Color -10 134040 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
(ASTM D6045, D156) 0 134050 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
12 134060 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34
25 134070 UKAS ISO 17025 / ISO Guide 34

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