How Often Should a Color Chart Be Replaced?
When using the color charts for industry standards, quality control, or quality system devices, they should be replaced every two years. For general use, it is recommended to replace them every 2-4 years. Remember that exposure to sunlight and heat … Continue reading
What is the Best Way to Store Color Books & Charts?
You made the investment in a Book of Color, Soil Book, Custom Color swatch or other color communication product. Now you want to ensure the colors remain stable and the charts can be used for as long as possible. That … Continue reading
What is the Best Lighting for the Farnsworth-Munsell (FM) Hue Color Test?
When administering the Farnsworth-Munsell (FM) Hue Color Test, it should be given under daylight conditions for accurate analysis and scoring. You want to use a certified daylight lighting source of D65 for all industries except print, where you would use D50. This … Continue reading
Why Did the Soil Color Book Cover Change?
The Munsell Soil Color Book has seen its share of changes over the years. Although it’s look may have been modified, it has continued to provide consistent and reliable classification of soils based on color. Always portable and durable, so users … Continue reading
Is There a List of Munsell Colors by Name?
The Munsell color system uses a numerical scale to identify color, rather than “traditional naming conventions” which can be easily misinterpreted. The system helps create uniformity in the way a color is described and differentiated. What is “Munsell Color”? The Munsell … Continue reading
What Does My Score on the Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue Test Mean?
Did you Take the Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue Color Vision Test and Want to Know How Well You Scored? The FM 100 Hue Test shows you if you are low, average or superior at discriminating color. Read on to find out … Continue reading