Color Measurements with Textiles: Thickness
Are you visually assessing your textile samples (or even using a spectrophotometer), but the color results are still all over the place? Here is a way to improve your sample measurement technique
Take the Sample’s Thickness into Account
Most textiles are at least somewhat transparent: some light will pass through them and reflect off the backing material or sample holder. If you don’t take the textile’s thickness into account, this can result in distorted measurement data. Solution?