Drawdown of paint sample on an opacity chart.
Photo courtesy of BYK-Gardner.
Opacity is an important property of architectural paint. One coat hiding reduces labor costs of a paint job and is a competitive edge in promoting paints to professionals.
BYK-mac measuring sample.
Photo Courtesy of BYK-Gardner.
In the color and appearance measurement industry we like to use the phrase “correlate to the visual” when describing measurements. This means that instruments that measure appearance properties should give data that supports what we see with our eyes. More…