03/09/2018

Faster, Smarter Light Fastness Testing

Helping brands show their true colours with faster, smarter Light Fastness Testing

Improving customer satisfaction using James Heal’s TruFade, Light Fastness Tester.

The Customer: Labtech

Labtech is an independent, accredited laboratory, specialising in both physical and chemical testing for textile materials. The company invests in the most modern testing technology, and in the development of new test methods. For more information, see: www.labtech-gmbh.de

Before using James Heal 's TruFade, we were using the Atlas Xenotest 150S+, but found its user inter face un-user friendly. The bulky sample space made exchange of samples quite difficult
Labtech
Compared to alternative machines we have used, the permanent control of the measuring parameters by BST is a key benefit of TruFade.
Laboratory Manager, Labtech
The Problem

Before using James Heal ‘s TruFade, Labtech were using the Atlas Xenotest 150S+, but found its user inter face difficult to operate. “The bulky sample space made exchange of samples quite difficult,” explained their Lab Manager . Frustrated by the complicated handling, they selected James Heal .

The James Heal Solution

“We chose the TruFade based on our previous positive experiences with James Heal’s products. We had also received positive reviews of the instrument, so we decided to proceed to see if TruFade could help us achieve our testing objectives and overcome our previous challenges. We would recommend the TruFade for its good handling, and extremely low susceptibility to failure. Also, the excellent service and support provided by James Heal means we have a reliable partner to depend on.”

We would recommend the TruFade for its good handling, and extremely low susceptibility to failure. Also, the excellent service and support provided by James Heal means we have a reliable partner to depend on
Laboratory Manager, Labtech
James Heal TruFade xenon arc light fastness tester header imageThe Result

Since switching to TruFade, Labtech has reported the following benefits:

  • Significantly better handling and maintenance
  • Compact and ergonomic – smaller footprint
  • Easier to clean, easier water change
  • Very intuitive – it simplifies operation for faster testing
  • Larger sample space allows for simultaneous tests

We asked Labtech what their favourite feature of the TruFade instrument was:

“The intuitive user inter face! Also, compared to alternative machines we have used, the permanent control of the measuring parameters by BST is a key benefit of TruFade.”

 

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