Often small parts are integrated in a large part or connect parts such as frames, buttons or decorative trim pieces.
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It all started with LW and SW in the early 1990s. Today BYK-Gardner well-known wave-scan analyzes waviness intensity with 5 wavelength ranges and evaluates the brilliance of the surface.
Thus, appearance can be analyzed and optimized based on material and / or process parameters. To keep it simple many OEMs developed their own 1- or 2-dimensional scales based on visual studies.
The latest investigation took place at VW / Audi and resulted in the evaluation of the optical profile using Fast Fourier Transformation. This new method determines one or two dominant waviness sizes and their intensity level.
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The appearance of a transparent product is defined by its application. For an excellent readability phone cover glass has to be crystal clear.
Packaging film used in the food industry should be very clear and transparent, while film for grocery bags should be translucent and diffuse the light.
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In the cosmetic industry the soft focus effect is used in anti-aging creams and tinted lotions. The idea is to diminish skin imperfections and to create a natural look.
Therefore, the lotion should have a high percentage of total transmission as well as transmission haze.
The haze-gard i is used to objectively evaluate the efficiency of soft focus products.
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