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thermochromic materials
October 27, 2009, 8:50 pm
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Thermochromic materials are microcapsules that change color reversibly with temperature. The core contents of thermochromic microcapsule are leuco-dye, color developers and temperature controllers. By formulated with different temperature controllers, thermochromic products come in various activation temperatures. When the temperature is raised to a specified temperature, it goes from colored to colorless. It returns to the original color as the temperature cools down. The applications are endless and range from babyspoons, pasta- and eggtimers to radiator- and coffee caps.

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