One of the main advantages offered by Colorimeters to Biochemistry laboratories is the fact that the devices are capable of very accurate measurements. This is because Colorimeters are equipped with advanced electronics that allow scientists to take measurements of the same solution with incredible accuracy. This means that Biochemistry laboratories can perform studies with greater precision, resulting in more reliable and accurate results for a variety of uses.

One of the great benefits that Colorimeters offer laboratories is the fact that the equipment does not incur any maintenance costs. This is because Colorimeters are pre-calibrated electronic devices that do not need to be calibrated once installed. This means that scientists do not have to invest a large amount of money in maintenance and calibration materials to keep the Colorimeters working properly. This makes Colorimeters an excellent choice for laboratories on a limited budget.

Types of Colorimeter a Laboratory may need


A laboratory colorimeter is a device used to measure the intensity of light at different wavelengths, usually having a prism, which is placed on or near an object, and a photoelectric cell that converts light into electricity. The device then measures the intensity and wavelength of any light that passes through it. In other words, this instrument has the ability to quantify the color and compare it with another, expressing the result in a numerical value assigned to the color, thus providing a fast and more accurate analysis.

A colorimeter consists of three main parts: a source light, a bucket containing the sample solution and a photocell that detects the light transmitted through the solution. To produce color light, the equipment is equipped with specific color filters or LEDs. The light transmitted by the solution in the bucket is detected by a photocell, producing a signal that can be measured on a numerical scale.


In Kalstein you can find the ideal Colorimeter for your Laboratory

At Kalstein we have an excellent range of Colorimeters for your laboratory. That's why we invite you to take a look at some of our available Colorimeters.

High cost-effective Portable Colorimeter YR0551

 With color space CIE LAB, YR05509 // YR05513 is good to check color difference for delta E, and widely used in plastic...


Precision Colorimeter YR05511

Kalstein team concentrates on customer needs and develops a new serie YR05509 // YR05513 with high precision & low cost & two apertures, and Φ4mm tip...


Precision Colorimeter YR05512

Built-in white plate parameters. No need to calibrate each time which realize rapid measurement.Double Apertures: Φ8mm flat aperture and Φ4mm tip aperture ...


Precision Colorimeter YR05513

Equipped with rechargeable built-in high-capacity Li-ion battery. No need to purchase battery repeatedly.Handheld design: small and convenient; make the measurement...


Our Best Selling Colorimeter

YR05516 // YR05519 is Kalstein using autonomous core technology research and development of A portable light color difference instrument, is the high level in spectral architecture color difference instrument, in addition to ensure accurate relative Δ E at the same time, also to ensure the accuracy of the absolute value of L, A and B for A long time, anytime, anywhere can pass the international standards and national standards of measurement. Using the built-in silicon photodiode array (double row 24) sensors, import the whiteboard, repetitive Δ E * ab easily control within 0.1, both measurement speed and convenience of operation, no need to connect the computer or software can quickly judging color difference measurement, 8 mm diameter meet plastic electronics, paint and ink, textile printing and dyeing, printing, such as the ceramic industry accurate color difference of production and the quality control.

Guides to become an expert in Colorimeter

There are countless models, so it is normal that you do not know which Colorimeter to buy to meet your needs. At Kalstein, we evaluate you to find what you're looking for.

Why is a colorimeter important in the lab?

A colorimeter in the laboratory is considered a very effective tool when identifying a color and its hue, since it allows to obtain ...

What are the types of colorimeters?

Colorimeters are instruments used to determine the exact composition of a color, because they have the ability to provide ...

What are the benefits of using a Colorimeter

Colorimeters are one of the most essential biochemistry laboratory equipment used in research laboratories. These...

What adjustments should be made to obtain the best results with the Colorimeter in the Biochemistry Laboratory?

The colorimeter is a widely used device in the biochemistry laboratory, and is one of the main diagnostic instruments in a laboratory. This means that its correct use and the necessary adjustments are essential to obtain the best results. Therefore, below we will discuss the...

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