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ThermoStar Temperature Sensitive Inks
Thermostar is a range of eye-catching temperature sensitive Thermochromic finished Inks. Thermostar is formulated with Chromazone pigments and utilises TMC's latest printing experiences. The ink colour on a printed item disappears as the temperature rises above the response temperature of the thermochromic ink and then it reverses back to its original colour as the temperature is reduced again (below the response temperature).
The Thermostar Ink Range includes: Conventional Sheetfed and UV offset Inks, Water Based and UV Flexo Inks and Water Based and UV Screen Inks. These Inks can be featured in a variety of applications including Labels, Packaging, Security Documents, Textiles, Toys and high end Promotional items.
ChromaZone Powder and Dispersion
Chromazone can be supplied in the form of a water based Dispersion for all aqueous formulations or a Powder form for all non aqueous formulations.
Chromazone can be successfully incorporated into many types of aqueous, non aqueous and UV curing formulations. Care must be taken to avoid the use of polar solvents such as alcohols, acestates etc., as these can damage the pigment structure. The Thermochromic effect achieved through the use of Chromazone pigmented inks and coatings, enhances the value to an endless variety of products and is a highly attractive eye-catcher.
Thermochromic Pigment for Plastics
Thermobatch is a range of temperature sensitive thermochromic monobatches which change from coloured to colourless as temperature rises. The colour reappears when the temperature is reduced again.
Colour changing effects can be varied infinitely by blending Thermobatch with other translucent or opaque masterbatches. Thermobatch is supplied in concentrate form and is ideally suited for use in polyolefins.
A range of Special Effect Pigments, Inks and Plastics.
Chromazone is a range of temperature sensitive Thermochromic Pigments and Inks that change from colour to colourless as the temperature rises. The colour reappears when the temperature is reduced again. Colour changing effects can be varied infinitely by applying Chromazone Pigments over coloured inks and coatings or blending with other transparent colorants.
The Thermochromic effect achieved through the use of Chromazone pigments, inks and coatings enhances the value to an endless variety of products and is a highly attractive eye-catcher. It is a highly effective route to product promotion and differentiation. As well as being a marketing tool, Chromazone can be used for a wide variety of functional applications in the areas of security/safety and anti-counterfeiting. The uses of Chromazone are limited only by the imagination.