Colour and Gloss are two key parameters that are used to define a product’s overall quality. Colorimeter, Spectrophotometer, and Gloss meter is used to quantify appearance measurement, variations in colour, formulation of colours and product comparison can be carried by these instruments.

Details are given in ASTM C609, ASTM D244, ASTM E1164, ASTM E308, ISO 7724, ISO 7724, BS 8493, DIN 5033, DIN 6174, EN 12373, and EN 13523 standards.