Datacolor AG

Loorenstr. 9, 8305 Dietlikon
Telephone +41 44 8353711
Fax +41 44 8353739


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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.09  Measuring and test equipment
  • 03.09.007  Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Our products

Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

45G Portable Spectrophotometer

The Datacolor 45G provides simultaneous control of color appearance and gloss with best-in-class repeatability, even on textured surfaces. Featuring a built-in 60° glossmeter, the portable Datacolor 45G spectrophotometer enables complete appearance control for consistent and accurate correlation to visual assessment.

The Datacolor 45G offers:
• Excellent repeatability, even on textured samples
• Reproducible results across different operators and different sites
• Built-In 60° glossmeter for simultaneous gloss control
• Extensive onboard functionality – In Color
• Bluetooth and USB peripheral support
• Designed for optimal use

Designed For:
Ideal for inspection and control of total color appearance for retail hard goods, large appliances, and consumer electronics involving plastic parts, painted surfaces and coil coatings.

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Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Datacolor TRU-VUE 2 Light Booth

Simple to operate, robust and affordable multi-source, light booth for basic visual color assessment. Light weight desk-top sized unit, highly useful in comparing color standards to samples, batches to batches, and the same color in different materials.

Equipped with four light sources, each is maintained within the tolerances specified by ASTM D1729-96. The TRU-VUE® 2 is an excellent aid for evaluation of metamerism (visual color change when samples are viewed under different light sources).

Designed For:
Inspection and color discrimination of inks, paints, plastics, textiles, paper, colorants, and other colored materials

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Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Datacolor TOOLS 2.1

Datacolor TOOLS 2.1® a modern, easy to use and feature rich Color-QC application for textile, paint, plastic, ink, paper and cosmetics industries and global textile and automotive supply chain members. It enables customers to analyze, report, communicate and visualize accurate color QC results. All of this in a modern, convenient and flexible way, which results in more efficient processes and greater productivity for colored goods.

Datacolor TOOLS 2.1® helps companies to report their color quality faster, reduce lead times for having users adapting to interfaces, though saves production cost and ensures consistent color quality.Datacolor TOOLS 2.1® is a solid addition to Datacolor’s integrated solution for supply-chain color management.

Designed For:
QC specialists from every industry who are involved in more than just producing consistent color from batch to batch. You’re responsible for meeting each customer’s unique color quality control criteria. From simple pass/fall tolerances to more complex supply chain process control mandates, it takes more than color quality color (QC) software.

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Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties


Match® Pigment 3.0 is the latest update to Datacolor’s powerful and accurate color formulation software for the paint, pigment and plastics industries. Our unique SmartMatchTM technology enables you to produce up to 80%*of your color recipes right the first time. With powerful tools to optimize recipes and a newer, faster matching engine, Match Pigment will boost the efficiency and productivity of both your laboratory and plants.

With Match Pigment you can:
Save time and money with accurate first-shot matches
Optimize formulas for cost and quality criteria
Boost productivity with faster, automated matching
Improve efficiency with network color management
Streamline your color process with one complete solution

Designed For:
Paints, pigments, plastics, leather, inks, and cosmetics industries

* (based upon laboratory testing with repeatable procedures resulting in dE < 1.0 for typical paint and coatings)

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Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Datacolor CHECK 3

The new Datacolor CHECK 3 portable spectrophotometer continues the tradition of best-in-class color measurement performance. Improved ease of use features include a new modern user interface, enhanced Bluetooth functionality, and an illuminated sample port. This enables you to rest assured that the CHECK 3 will consistently deliver accurate color data to meet your formulation or quality control needs in paint and coatings, plastics, or textile applications.

The CHECK 3 offers:
Exceptional measurement performance
Illuminated sample port for precise positioning
New instrument design with horizontal orientation
Extensive onboard functionality
Bluetooth and USB peripheral support for easy measurement anywhere

Designed For:
Ideal for the formulation and quality control needs of color professionals in the paint, coatings, plastics and textile industries.

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Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Datacolor® 800 Family

For decades, Datacolor’s reference grade instruments have been selected by the world’s leading manufacturers and brands to specify, formulate and control critical color for reflectance and transmission. The Datacolor® 800 Family of benchtop spectrophotometers, with its new embedded processor and data storage, provides a platform for increased efficiency and color measurement confidence, while delivering Datacolor’s best-in-class precision, accuracy and fleet compatibility.

The Datacolor 800 Family Offers:
• The only TRUE close tolerance spectrophotometer on the market.
• Compatibility with your existing fleet of spectrophotometers.
• Quantifiable improvement in productivity throughput.
• Complete confidence in your measurements.
• The ultimate flexibility in fleet connectivity.

Available in 3 models, the Datacolor 800 Family has the flexibility to suit your needs:
Datacolor 800 – Unparalleled reference-grade spectrophotometer offering customers increased measurement efficiency and confidence, while assuring compatibility with their existing fleet.

Datacolor 800V – Provides flexibility to customers requiring a vertical configuration of the Datacolor 800.

Datacolor 850 – The Benchmark instrument for customers that require both reflectance and transmission capabilities (available January 2016).

Designed For:
Ideal for the formulation and quality control needs of color professionals in the textile, paint & coatings, plastics, and other industries.

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About us

Company details

Datacolor is a global leader in color management solutions and color communication technology. The world’s leading brands, manufacturers, creative professionals and consumers, have been choosing Datacolor’s innovative technology and solutions to consistently achieve the right color for 45 years.   A Swiss-held company, Datacolor’s global presence encompasses a sales, service and support network serving customers in more than 100 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with 13 worldwide operation and production facilities.  This combination has given the company an intimate understanding of its core markets and how they depend on color, thus allowing Datacolor to provide cost-effective solutions to manage color globally throughout its customers’ workflows – enabling them to realize their vision, save time, improve quality, reduce costs, and excite their customers.

Industries served include apparel and textile, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, photography, digital imaging, home theater, ink, printing, paper, leather and others.

In supply chains, Datacolor's award-winning technology electronically controls and communicates color between retailers, manufacturers and suppliers. Offerings include complete computerized systems for color measuring, matching, quality control and communication to industries who must manage color accurately from design through production and marketing.

In manufacturing, Datacolor improves efficiency and competitiveness with fast, accurate color matching, color testing and color communication.

In digital imaging, Datacolor provides leading-edge, affordable solutions for monitor and printer calibration.  These solutions allow serious photographers, creative professionals, and home entertainment specialists to achieve the optimum color experience in all their media.

Company History

Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Lawrenceville, NJ, USA, Datacolor is a global leader in color management and color communications technology. Datacolor initially developed solutions for industrial color challenges, and then expanded its product offering to include color communication and digital imaging solutions.

Today Datacolor's product range provides an integrated suite of software products, measuring systems, and supporting services that provide comprehensive control of the global Color Lifecycle Management™ process.

Datacolor's SPYDER® line of digital imaging products has become the most recognizable and honored color calibration brand in the world. Datacolor has created a whole portfolio of digital imaging innovations for graphic designers, creative professionals and professional photographers. Each product is designed to take the "work" out of a color managed workflow so you can concentrate on what really matters - your creativity.

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