[Homeroast] Color match x Pantone

Ryan M. Ward silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 26 17:06:59 CDT 2010


Interesting idea. I would buy something like that (or make something like that given the proper skills and materials).

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> Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 07:17:55 -0700
> From: raymond_hays at yahoo.com
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Color match x Pantone
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I just had a thought, which might work!  How about taking a series of beans at the correct roast and have them embossed in resin, like they do coins, bugs, etc.  Maybe 2 or 3 beans at the same roast put side by side or make a circle for better viewing.  Don't know the cost associated with the production, but I have seen home kits for doing such projects.  A real live bean is better than a picture and it would last forever!
> 
> Raymond
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com>
> To:"A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this  list, available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html" 
> Sent: Fri, June 25, 2010 9:10:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Color match x Pantone
> 
> What we had done a long time back with help from , jeez, I can't 
> remember who did it, was match the SCAA roast color discs to paint 
> swatch cards available at Home Depot. The idea is people could go to 
> a nearby Home Depot and get the same set of color cards (and of 
> course, buy something, because it's only fair). I could try to find 
> out the results from that work, if anyone is interested.
> 
> We really want to produce a printed series of cards with roast 
> images, something you can hold by your roaster and reference. Going 
> from digital image to offset print has been the issue. Dark browns 
> are very hard to reproduce correctly. We are going to do this again, 
> soon, by doing extensive proofs to make sure we get the prints right.
> 
> Tom
> 
> >I know, I know, this topic is an old friend from our SM list, but maybe a
> >new approach.
> >
> >I ordered few days ago some coffees, and asked Maria if she could send the
> >Color Roast Post Card. Maria told me that they decide to 'phase out ' the
> >card because the issues with the reproducibility (aging) of the card, and
> >they are investigating reliable alternatives to the old post cards.
> >
> >I have access to same Pantone books (Color Classification System) , and
> >wondering how to find a proper way to match City, City +, Full City, to
> >their equivalent Pantone Numbers.
> >
> >The closest that I got (So far), is:
> >
> >City + closer to 462 C or 1545 U (Coated Color)
> >
> >On the Pantone web page, we can find a 'screen representation of the colors,
> >and their light and darker equivalents (Paint Interior Matching guide, use
> >the color 462 C on the Pantone Number box), unfortunately the 'screen
> >representation' is not accurate at all (the paper chips are much, much
> >better)
> >
> >One idea will be to order the specific 'chips page' with the  color that we
> >want to match, I still need to match the other key Roasting colors, and then
> >get the full equivalent list roasting nomenclature x Pantone Name x Agtron
> >#. (I just hope that when I have all these matches, they will be inside a
> >single Pantone chips page)
> >
> >Each 'chips page' from Pantone book cost (at the website) US$ 7.50, that is
> >not that bad (ok, ok, I know 1 lb of coffee, that we will not drink!)
> >
> >Any experience from the list on this approach?
> >
> >Regards
> >Silas
> >
> >Contritionem praecedit superbia,
> >et ante ruinam exaltatio spiritus (Prov 16:18)
> >
> >http://silasmcoelho.com/
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> -Tom
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