Loose pharmaceutical powders are mixtures of finely divided drugs in dry form that are eventually made into capsules, caplets, creams and other medicinal forms. These powders can be measured in their loose form prior to final processing to ensure lot-to-lot and batch-to-batch color consistency.
Many of HunterLab's spectrophotometers are versatile enough to accommodate most applications of color measurement. However, based on 60+ years of experience and a thorough understanding of our customers' needs and product use, these particular instruments are most suited for this industries application.
40% of our customers prefer this instrument because of its compact design and integrated display, so does not require a PC and external software.
10% of HunterLab customers select this instrument for its large 44 mm (1.75 inch) measuring port, and for its level of sophistication, simplicity and versatility.
If you are unsure which instrument type is right for your samples, please call or email HunterLab technical support and we will be happy to assist you in making the proper instrument selection.
AN 1001 ALPHA
Measuring the Water Whiteness of Liquids Using the APHA Index.
CIE Standard Observers and calculation of CIE X, Y, Z color values.
Color Measurement on Very Small Samples
Measuring Color using Hunter L, a, b vs CIE 1976 L*a*b*.
Averaging in Color Measurement.
Using Hitch Standardization on a Series of Color Measuring Instruments.
AN 1031 Identification of Measurement Parameters
Identification of Measurement Parameters.
AN 1033 Color versus Appearance
Understanding the difference between measuring color and measuring appearance.
HunterLab Solution Matrix
Geometry, Measurement Modes, and Indices.
MM 5062 Measuring Powder in Very Small Quantities with UltraScan PRO
Measurement method for powder in very small quantities using the UltraScan PRO.