"Exploring color and gloss & the basics of weathering" -successful seminar for BYK-Gardner and Q-Lab

BYK-Gardner, worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties and Q-Lab, the most trusted name in weathering partnered to host a seminar for customers.
July 8, 2010 - PRLog -- The successful seminar was held on March 3, 2010 in Charlotte, NC. With over 30 participants, the seminar covered the principles of color and gloss and how each affects the other, including:
• Visual assessment
• Importance of using the right instrument (sphere, 45/0 or transmission measurements)
• NEW method for QC of wood stains
• Standard methods for color tolerances
• How gloss and color changes are linked to weathering testing

Plus the fundamentals of weathering and light stability testing, including:
• How light, heat & moisture damage materials
• Why you should test for weathering
• Outdoor and laboratory testing
• The right test for your needs

We will repeat the seminar on September 29, 2010 in Cleveland, OH. To be included on the invitation list, please contact BYK-Gardner USA or Q-Lab Corporation.

More information is available from
BYK-Gardner USA
9104 Guilford Road
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone    800-343-7721 or 301-483-6500
Fax   800- 394-8215 or 301-483-6555
Email   info.BYK.Gardner.USA@altana.com
Web   http://www.byk.com/instruments

Q-Lab Corporation
800 Canterbury Road
Cleveland, OH  44145 USA
Phone   440-835-8700
Fax     440-835-8738
Email    info@q-lab.com
Web   http://www.qlab.com

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About BYK-Gardner USA- We are committed to providing you with quality products and services. We strive to be your partner in helping you provide better products to your customers and offer complete system solutions to solve your problems in areas of color, appearance, and physical properties.

Since 1924, BYK-Gardner has been a pioneer in the field of coatings and plastics testing. Today, BYK-Gardner is part of ALTANA and a member of the BYK Additives and Instruments business unit.

We, the employees of BYK-Gardner, believe in total customer satisfaction as the basis of our worldwide business; innovative, reliable customer-oriented products to objectively control and improve our customers' products and services and first class customer service on a global basis before, during and after the sale.
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