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ASTM International

What is ASTM?

ASTM International

ASTM International, formerly known as American Society for Testing and Materials, is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.

Designed for Quality Control

  • Accurately measure Reflectance and SCAA values
  • Data is time and date stamped with values identified
  • Spreadsheet format is used
  • Host computer can receive the data or read it

Benefits: Accurate data, available for historical analysis and no manual writing is needed.

Typical Return on Investment: 7 – 12 months

What We Measure

Industry/Product Application Test Method/Standard Units
Bio Medical Erythina, skin color, skin cancer color Reflectance %
Burlap Grading Green Tristimulus %
Ceramics Color Classification ASTM 1349 Integer
Tile and Porcelain Reflectance Green Tristimulus %
Chemical (Powders) Reflectance Green Tristimulus Integer units by Producer
Pul and Paper Brightness Reflectance TAPPI 452
Pul and Paper Opacity Reflectance ASTM D985
Pharmaceutical Brightness Reflectance ASTM E1347
Packaging Reflectance TAPPI
Cosmetics Reflectance By User
Detergents Brightness Reflectance %
Potato French Fies USDA Integers
Potato Macerated chips Reflectance L*a*b
Cheese NCI Industry Standards NCI Integer values
Pork Pork color charts Industry Standards Integer values
Pork MarbledPork color charts Industry Standards Integer values
Egg Yolk Color Charts Industry Standards Integer values
Salmon Color Charts Pigmented with Carophyll Integer values
Tuna Color Charts Industry Standards Integer values
Water in Lubricants KF Titration using AQ 2010 ASTM Standards ASTM 1533
ASTM 4928
ASTM 6304
Plastic Reflectance ASTM E 1347
Guar Gum Color Charts Defined by producer Integer values