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The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

Here we look at the nature of color transmission and absorption. Why is this important for new product design and development? Understanding how light interacts with a surface will help you to fine tune your product’s look to achieve exactly the effect you want....
Everything You Need to Know About Color

Everything You Need to Know About Color

­­ How many colors are there? Most people can see more than ten million distinct colors, hues, shades and tints. That’s a large palette to choose from. In order to get the most benefit from using color in product design, we’ll first explain color...
How We Test And Control Color

How We Test And Control Color

Why Is Color Important? Successful products need to stand out in a crowded marketplace. One way to do this is with a great paint job or molded-in color. With modern paints and pigments, there are millions of colors to choose from. Colors attract attention, establish...
Custom Colors in Injection Molding – What You Need To Know

Custom Colors in Injection Molding – What You Need To Know

Let’s say you’ve got a great new idea for a plastic product and you’ve found a manufacturing partner to help you make it. You don’t need a lot of parts to start out with, but you do need that special custom color which is really going to make...
The Top 5 Passivation Techniques

The Top 5 Passivation Techniques

  What does passivation mean? It means to alter the chemical structure of a metal at or just below the surface, so that it’s more stable and doesn’t want to react with other elements in an undesirable way. There are several different manufacturing...