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Thermochromics & Photochromics

Thermochromics

We supply a range of thermochromics both reversible and irreversible. These break down into two categories:

Reversible thermochromics:

  • The reversible thermochromics change from a colour to colourless on heating at a specified temperature. When cooled the original colour is restored.
  • They are available in a range of activation temperatures and colours. Activation temperatures between 0°C and +65°C.
  • We offer powders, slurries and finished inks. We supply finished inks to suit most print processes.
  • Main applications: brand security, brand identity, novelty

Irreversible thermochromics:

  • The irreversible thermochromics change from colourless to a colour on heating at a specified temperature. It is a single colour change.
  • They are available in a range of activation temperatures and limited colours. Activation temperatures between 55°C and 200°C.
  • We offer concentrates and finished inks suitable for screen and flexo printing.
  • Main applications: brand security and safety

Photochromics

We supply a range of photochromics in various colours.

  • These are colourless when not exposed to UV radiation and become coloured under UV light.
  • The colour change is reversible.
  • We offer powders, slurries and finished inks suitable for most print processes.
  • Main application: novelty

We welcome your enquiries.