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Datacolor - Smart Color Matching for Textiles - Match Textile

Powerful & Accurate Textile Color Matching Software

Datacolor Match Textile offers a variety of powerful formulation and correction capabilities with an improved user interface. It guarantees fast and accurate matches with the lowest-cost recipes for exhaust and continuous dyers alike.

Powered by Datacolor’s unique, patented technology SmartMatch®, and MatchCOM, a proprietary collection of advanced color formulation libraries, Datacolor Match Textile enhances accuracy and speed of recipe calculation, providing superior first-shot matches.

Rapid color development

  • Up to 50% less time spent on color formulation with increased first-shot matches.
  • Shorter learning curve thanks to interactive tutorials and intuitive user interface.

Waste elimination

  • 10% fewer new formulations required for the color development process.
  • Predefined dyestuff combinations ensure creation of recipes without unwanted dyes.

Reduced dye consumption

  • The proprietary SmartMatch® functionality improves first-shot accuracy.
  • Benefit from fewer lab dips with cost optimized ingredients.
  • Fewer resources spent on new formulations by taking advantage of a recipe archive with customized recipe status information.

Integrate color formulation and production dyeing

  • Calculating batch corrections for off-shade production with Match Textileimproves re-dyeing accuracy.
  • The self-learning expert system captures proven product results to constantly improve recipe quality.
  • Use of offset-standards compensates for shade drifts in finishing.

Maximize customer satisfaction

  • Extended data exchange capabilities streamline the color development process.
  • Working with predefined and easily applicable match settings for specific customers ensures that quality requirements are achieved.

Improve efficiency with network color management via Terminal Server and Citrix:

  • Share data sets and existing recipes between locations via enterprise level deployment.
  • Centralize control of digital master standards and maintain best practices.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2012 are compatible with Terminal Server and Citrix support.

What you get:
Datacolor® Match Textile version 2.1 in defined product level included Datacolor TOOLS™ version 2.1, Color quality control software license


Processor Dual core processor @ 2 GHz or faster
Memory 4 GB or more
Hard disk drive 500 GB
Video resolution 1280 x 1024 True color
Video memory 512 MB
Diskette drive 1.44 MB
Available ports RS-232, USB, printer port: parallel or USB
Operating system Windows® 7/8/10 Pro (32 or 64 bit) for terminal server: Windows® server 2008 / Windows® server 2012, gigabit or faster networking

Key features

Datacolor Match Textile is offered at different functionality levels to satisfy individual customer requirements. The basic level serves all general color matching needs and comes bundled with Datacolor® TOOLS 2.1, Datacolor’s leading color QC software.

Advanced formulation functions

  • Create recipes for exhaust, continuous and pad batch dyeing, printing and fiber blending
  • Advanced recipe history, data sorting and search capabilities
  • Multiple recipe optimization options including weight of dH and new color constancy
  • New: Customer-dependent settings for match prediction can be stored
  • New: User-defined recipe status and location
  • New: Export features including theoretical curves and export to MS-EXCEL
  • New: Offset matching for any standard

Superior recipe correction functions

  • Correct one or all parts of a blended fabric
  • Colorimetric analysis for corrective decisions
  • New: Shade correction based on minimized dH
  • New: Offset standards for process-dependent recipe correction

Dyeset preparation functions

  • Chemicals stored during dyeset preparation
  • Up to 16 levels for dyestuff characterization
  • New: Ingredient compatibility manager
  • New: Dyeset quality analysis

Optional functions availabe as feature packages

  • Batch matching & fast correction
  • Storage and use of additional effects (substrate, etc.)
  • Advanced Smart Match® with automated housekeeping
  • Multi-illuminant and multi-color match
  • Create dyestuff groups based on dyestuff technical data
  • Work with fixed dyestuff relationships and concentration limits
  • Complete lab dyeing procedures
DatacolorFor more than 45 years, Datacolor mission is to empower our customers to make objective, cost-effective and smart color decisions that perfectly suit individual workflows. Over a million customers working in textile and apparel, paint and coatings, plastics, photography, design and many other industries trust Datacolor solutions. Over 80 of the top 100 textile and apparel brands selected Datacolor solutions, more than 10,000 business customers rely on Datacolor instruments and software daily and over one million photographers and creative specialists use Datacolor Spyder products.