Building up colour management processes takes time and resources. We use best-practice to help you manage your colours in an efficient and cost-effective way tailor-made for your business.

For the first time ever, you have the opportunity to achieve the original quality level of NCS 1950 standard colours. The values are adjusted to be in accordance with your measuring instrument settings and calibrations. All that’s left is to download and import them to your existing colour matching program. If anything changes in the existing formula or technology, you can easily download the values again, adjusted to the new measurements.

CAPQ NCS 1950 allows you to work efficiently and thoroughly with colour management production. Core is a cloud-based quality assurance platform that enables digital communication and assessment of colours in production.

CAPQ allows product owners to exchange colour data with suppliers and assess the result of the quality check online. Approved suppliers are given access to the digital colour standards, which ensures that all suppliers are matched to the same end goal. Communication throughout a complex supply chain becomes instant and precise. Data from the quality control is centralised in Core and compared with equivalent colour standards and specified tolerances.

  • This reduces the risk of unnecessary errors and delays
  • CAPQ gives you access to digital colour masters for NCS 1950 standard colours
  • Digital colour masters improve colour quality
  • An efficient and precise process reduces costs

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The visual evaluation of colour is the most important assessment. You have to be able to rely without reservation on the sample you’re looking at.

With NCS Calibrated Matching Standards, you get the world’s most accurate matching samples for colour reception. CMS is a collection of physically calibrated standards for quality control and reception of NCS 1950 standard colours.

CMS is used by technicians to meet the high NCS quality standards.

In order to ensure premium quality measurement, each CMS sample is measured and calibrated by NCS Quality Centre the day before delivery. Deviations from the NCS 1950 primary colour standards are specified on each sample. Guarantees for minimum tolerances are provided, with a deviation of less than ΔEcmc 1:1 = 0.5.

The samples are supplied in a storage box with one colour sample in A6 format for each NCS 1950 standard colour.
The CMS samples are stored in a black box to prevent damage caused by UV light and are sorted by hue, with a registration card between each hue.

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