thermochromism

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thermochromism

(ˌθɜːməʊˈkrəʊmɪzəm)
n
(Chemistry) a phenomenon in which certain dyes made from liquid crystals change colour reversibly when their temperature is changed
ˈthermochromy n
ˌthermoˈchromic adj
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Manufacturers can use thermochromic inks that are activated by high or low temperatures to help patients monitor their storage conditions.
The new Coors Light Super Cold label featured thermochromic inks that would change color as the temperature deviated.
As a result, hundreds of new colors for thermochromic metal decoration are now available due to CTI's proprietary new red and yellow thermochromic inks that enable a new sophistication in color management.
"Our thermochromic inks are available in more pastel-type colors; so light backgrounds work best, while the bichromic effect shows best when printed over a dark background.
to 102[degrees] F., wherein said thermochromic temperature sensor comprises thermochromic material selected from the group consisting of thermochromic inks, liquid crystalline materials, thermochromic dyes, and combinations thereof.
Additional anti-counterfeiting features offered by Schreiner MediPharm include covert security technologies such as 2-D and 3-D holograms, color-shifting inks, guilloche and microtext printing and thermochromic inks. Covert technologies such as LaserSecure for example, uses pigments that can only be seen by a special reader, or luminescent digital watermarks visible only to informed experts.
Sleever International UK, provider of worldwide sleeving solutions, can now offer thermochromic inks, which change colour with temperature, on its innovative range of shrinksleeves.
"Thermochromic inks. These inks disappear as heat increases.
This innovative tag combined holography and thermochromic inks to fight fakes.
After many years of temperacure-chang-in inks that show consumers their beverage is properly chilled, thermochromic inks from Chromatic Technologies Inc.