PHOTOCHROMIC Dyes, Inks & Plastics

PhotoFlare Sunlight Reactive Color Changing Materials
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QCR Solutions’ PhotoFlare Photochromics reversibly change color upon exposure to ultraviolet light in the range of 300 – 360nm. They are available in a wide range of formats and colors.

Compatibility of the PhotoFlare Photochromic products include various paints, inks and plastics matrix. The matrix of your application will strongly influence which format you select.

Format Offering include dyes, micro-encapsulated pigments, ready to use inks and masterbatch pellets.

Applications are boundless such as beverage labels, packaging labels, shirts, ceramic coffee mugs, stickers, toys, straws, rubber ducky, and so much more.  You are only limited by your imagination.

PhotoFlare Photochromic Ink Color Chart
(Screen Printed; 305 Mesh, 2 wet hits)

          
   Aqua     Charcoal    Plum    Brown   Magenta     Red
          
   Cyan       Orange     Rose  Dark Blue  Purple  Turquoise
      
  Green       Pink       Yellow     Gold

Photochromic Powders include Pigments (micro capsules in a powder pigment format) and Dyes in crystalline powder form.

 

Function

They have been specially designed for use in non aqueous based ink systems and thermal resins.

Information

Technical Data Sheets (TDS)

Photochromic Dyes TDS

Photochromic Pigments TDS

Photochromic Pigments Solvent Compatibility Chart

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Photochromic Pigment BPA Free SDS

Photochromic Pigment SDS

Photochromic Dyes SDS are available upon request

Photochromic Slurries are photochromic micro capsules in an aqueous based dispersion form.

Function

They have been specially designed for use in aqueous based ink systems although their use is not limited to this.

Information

Technical Data Sheets (TDS)

Photochromic Aqueous Slurry TDS

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Photochromic Aqueous Slurry MSDS

Photochromic Inks are available as Screen, Flexographic or Sprayable formats.  Water, UV Curable and Plastisol systems.

Function

These inks have been specially designed for textiles, plastic, or paper/board substrates.

Information

Technical Data Sheets (TDS)

Photochromic Textile Screen Ink Plasticol Based TDS

Photochromic Water Based Screen Ink TDS

Photochromic UV Screen Ink TDS

Photochromic Solvent Screen Ink TDS

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Photochromic Water Based Screen Ink SDS

Photochromic Solvent Based Screen Ink SDS

Photochromic Plastisol Based Screen Ink SDS

Photochromic Masterbatch comprises of photochromic blended with a Polymer masterbatch carrier and come in pellet form.

Function

They have been specially designed to be compatible with most plastic systems. Custom Resins available upon request!

Information

Technical Data Sheets (TDS)

Processing Recommendation are available upon request

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Photochromic Masterbatch MSDS