EC 3000 ASTM Color

Progressing from Visual to Automatic Colour Measurement

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Part Number 163010


  • 3 Field Comparator View & Numeric Results
  • Visual Representation Aligned to the Comparator 3000
  • Validation Liquid and Glass Standard Included
  • Immediate and Accurate, Straight from the Box

The EComparator series advances colour measurement, enabling you to progress from Visual (subjective) to Electronic (objective) results. With the EComparator series, you can now view the colour difference with on-screen colour and on-screen numerical display.



  • Petroleum Oils and Waxes
  • Dual Ability to View Colour Measurement
    On-screen colour
    On-screen numerical display
  • Easy Transition from Visual to Electronic Measurements
    Some colour graders who are used to the traditional comparator series sometimes find the upgrade to an electronic system daunting. The assurance of relying on physical colour difference is diminished. This transition has now been made easy.
  • Touch Screen Technology
    Enables you to easily programme the instruments with instinctive menus on screen.
  • Programmable Settings
    You can set language*, date and time, view preferences and create projects with individual tolerance settings.
  • On-Screen Warning System
    You can react immediately to results that might be out of tolerance with immediate information on the sample.
    Within tolerance = green
    Outside tolerance = red
    On border of tolerance = amber
  • User Friendly Ergonomics and Intuitive Iinterface
    You are guaranteed to be up and running quickly and easily supported.
  • Easy storage and sharing of results
    Large data storage (> 20,000 readings) and USB connectivity ensure your results can be stored and easily shared.
  • Single Scale Measurement
    The EC 3000 ASTM provides you an individual scale to measure ASTM Color (ASTM D1500, ASTM D 6045, ISO 2049, IP196).
    * Supported languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian.
Applicable Standard ASTM D1500
ASTM D6045
ISO 2049
Color Type Transparent
Display Size: 3.5 inch; Resolution: 320 x 240; Colour: 24 Bit (True Colour)
Interfaces USB
Internal Storage > 20,000 readings
Power Supply USB 2.0 (mini USB plug)
4 batteries (AA)
Portability Portable
Touchscreen No
Languages User Interface German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese
Dimensions 106 x 57 x 210 mm
Title Scale Path Length Scale Range Scale Resolution Applicable Standard Mark as favourite
ASTM Colour 33 mm 0 - 8 0.1 unit ASTM D6045
Title Online Download Type Format Language Direct Download
Datasheet 163010 - EC 3000 ASTM Color Datasheet PDF (0.20 MB)
Instruction Manual EC 3000 ASTM Instruction Manual PDF (1.69 MB)

Portable case including:

  • EC 3000 instrument
  • 2 x W100 OG 33mm glass cells
  • 2 x W100 33mm plastic cells
  • 2 x glass reference standards
  • 2 x liquid reference standards
  • Power supply (UK, EU, US plug)
  • USB cable
  • Screwdriver
  • Pot of 4 x AA batteries
Title Part Number Mark as favourite
ASTM Color <0.5 134290
ASTM Color 1 134000
ASTM Color 3 134010
ASTM Color 5 134020
ASTM Color 7 134030
Title Glass Standard Values Filters Part Number Mark as favourite
ASTM Color Filter Set

Approximate Values

  • 0.5
  • 3.5
  • 5.0
3 139510
ASTM Color
  • 3.5
1 139512
ASTM Color

Approximate Values

  • 0.5
  • 3.5
  • 5.0
3 341000