[Homeroast] Color match x Pantone

Phil Palmintere phil.palmintere at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 19:49:06 CDT 2010


me too.

On 6/25/10, Ryan M. Ward <silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> I would be interested in those card numbers if it is not too much trouble.
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>> Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 21:10:20 -0700
>> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>> From: sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
>> 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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