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Robotic colour measurement of metallic and pearlescent paint

Christine Connolly (64 Stocks Way, Shepley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8DN. Tel: 01484 603 608; E‐mail:

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Article publication date: 1 June 2004



This study describes a robot‐mounted colour‐measuring instrument specifically designed for online colour measurement in the automobile industry. The product is called CarFlash, and it measures the colour of pearlescent and metallic paints plus orange‐peel effect on the curved surfaces of a car.



Connolly, C. (2004), "Robotic colour measurement of metallic and pearlescent paint", Industrial Robot, Vol. 31 No. 3, pp. 258-260.



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