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Thermochromic Pigments and Coatings

INTERACTIVE COLOR CHANGE GRAPHICS FOR INDUSTRY AND ADVERTISING

  • Touch Activated Liquid Crystal Pigments will change color within the visible spectrum when rubbed or touched. Color Sequence: Black » Red » Green » Blue (25-30ºC / 77-86ºF)
  • Cold Activated Thermochromic Inks are used on labels and packaging to create a color change when cooled (Clear to Color at 15ºC / 59ºF)
  • Touch Activated Thermochromic Inks will temporarily vanish when rubbed or touched to reveal an image or another color printed beneath (Color to Clear at 31ºC / 88ºF)
  • High Temperature Thermochromic Pigments are designed to change color just below the pain threshold alerting users to a safety hazard or quality issue – Too Hot! (Color to Clear at 47ºC / 117ºF)

Activation temperature points range from low refrigeration type temperatures through normal body temperatures to high temperatures that exceed pain threshold.

Hallcrest thermochromic formulations are available as a finished ink, pigment, or a liquid crystal screen ink. Colors and temperatures can be customized to your application and printing capability. Thermochromic Temperature Range: -10ºC to 69ºC (14ºF to 156ºF)

Trial Size Test Kits & Individual Bottles

Create exciting thermal and / or UV activated color change effects with these small volume water-based screen paint kits. Paints can be brushed or stamped on a substrate and cleaned up with water. Mix with acrylic paint to create stunning visual effects. Great way to test your ideas!

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Thermochromic Leuco Dye Paint Kits

Touch Activated

  • Color to Clear Transformation
  • Black, blue, or red will vanish when stimulated by touch

Cold Activated

  • Clear to Color Transformation
  • Black, blue, or red will appear when stimulated by cold

Photochromic Paint Kit

UV Activated Paint

  • Clear to Color Transformation
  • Red, blue, or yellow will appear when activated by UV Light, usually from the sun or a black light

Create exciting thermal and / or UV activated color change effects with these water-based screen paint kits. Paints can be brushed or stamped on a substrate and cleaned up with water. Mix with acrylic paint to create stunning visual effects.

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Touch Activation Temperature

84°F

Cold Activation Temperature

59°F

Drying Max Temp

158°F

Application

Brush, pad, roller or used as a screen ink (silk screening).

Finish

Paint dries to a matte finish. Use laminate or over varnish (spot or spray) for more glossy look.

Application Surface

Best on absorbent paper and board substrates. Plastics, glass, wood, and ceramic all make good surfaces as well.
 Code #Description
TOUCH THERMOCHROMIC 50G BOTTLES (SLURRY & BINDER)
TS-BLUE2950g Blue 29° C Slurry & 50g binder
TS-RED2950g Red 29° C Slurry & 50g binder
TS-BLACK2950g Black 29° C Slurry & 50g binder
COLD THERMOCHROMIC 50G BOTTLES (SLURRY & BINDER)
TS-BLUE1550g Blue 15°C Slurry & 50g binder
TS-RED1550g Red 15°C Slurry & 50g binder
TS-BLACK1550g Black 15°C Slurry & 50g binder
PHOTOCHROMIC 50G BOTTLES (SLURRY & BINDER)
US-RED50g Red Slurry & 50g binder
US-BLUE50g Blue Slurry & 50g binder
US-YELLOW50g Yellow Slurry & 50g binder
 Code #Description
TS-WARMKITTouch Kit 29°C/84°F
Contents:
(1) Black, (1) Blue, (1) Red ( 50g bottle) plus 3 x 50g binder bottles
TS-COLDKITCold Kit 15°C/59°F
Contents:
(1) Black, (1) Blue, (1) Red ( 50g bottle) plus 3 x 50g binder bottles
US-PHOTOKITPhotochromic Kit
Contents:
(1) Yellow, (1) Blue, (1) Red (50g bottle) plus 3 x 50g binder bottles

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