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CTS Color Program: Interlaboratory Programs

EPTIS factsheet 137843 | Last revision 2022-07-12 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts137843 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts137843

PT provider
PT provider Collaborative Testing Services Collaborative Testing Services
Based in United States
Language(s) English
Remarks Collaborative Testing Services (CTS) combines proven knowledge of interlaboratory testing with cutting edge tools to help you quickly and easily monitor your laboratory’s performance. We are committed to helping organizations achieve and maintain excellence in measurement quality. Contact us regarding your questions concerning testing materials and data analyses.
Product groups Coating and surface treatment
Measuring instruments
Testing fields Physics
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Paint Chips Gloss, specular Gloss 60 degrees (30-75 gloss units)
Color and Color Difference CIE, L*, a*, b* Illuminant D65, 10 deg Observer, 45-0(0-45) Geometry
CIE, L*, a*, b* Illuminant D65, 10 deg Observer, Sphere Geometry
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards ASTM D523, E1349, E1347, E1331
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by ANAB on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Price varies by test. Visit www.collaborativetesting.com for prices
Regularly operated Yes (Four (4) times per year)
Year of first operation 1971
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Collaborative Testing Services
21331 Gentry Drive
20166 Sterling, VA
United States

Phone: +1-571-434-1925
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Web: http://www.collaborativetesting.com http://www.collaborativetesting.com
Mr. Christopher Czyryca
Phone: +1-571-434-1925 x 103
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Email: eptis@cts-interlab.com eptis@cts-interlab.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United States, Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr.. Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr..
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5