Petrolab Co. has announced the Lovibond PFX195 line of automatic colorimeters, comprising instruments designed for analyzing liquid chemicals; industrial, petroleum and dark oils; fuels; fats; beers; pharmaceutical solutions; surfactants; syrups; water; and other transparent liquids. The series provides more than 20 color scales. Instruments come specialized with the scales typically required for specific industry sectors but can be customized with optional upgrades. Automatic color measurements, completed in <25 s, can be saved, printed out or automatically downloaded to a PC. Windows software allows the user to generate spectral and CIE diagrams and to control the device via computer.