Color Changing Thermochromic Pigment

Heat sensitive pigments.

Thermochromic Pigment

Thermochromic Pigment

Thermochromic pigment change color or become invisible at a particular temperature in this case 25°C (77°F). Some may refer to thermochromic pigments as "heat sensitive pigments". Limitless combinations and effects can be achieved with thermochromic powder.

Color changing pigments can be used for print, plastic molding, resin casting, painting, screen printing and much more! Cover a design or pattern that will be revealed once the correct temperature is reached. Or even create new colors by mixing thermochromic powder with an already tinted paint and create a color changing effect. Use our clear acrylic paint with glow powder to make your own glow in the dark thermochromic paint.
Thermochromic pigments have a micron size of 0.01 and are encapsulated. Encapsulation makes it waterproof so it won't be destroyed or dry out the medium you chose to mix it into. It is non-toxic but should never be ingested or put in direct contact with the eyes, nasal or ear passages, or mouth.
Color changing thermochromic pigment powder becomes clear with the human touch.

Mixing Ratios

Mixing ratios for Thermochromic pigments are largely a matter of customer preference. There is no baseline standard for mixing into various mediums. The ratios below are recommended starting points, but can always be altered to taste. Remember, the less pigment you add to your medium the more transparent it will appear. The more pigment you add the more opaque it will appear. Adding more pigment to a particular medium, especially more than 50% may alter the way the medium performs, dries, or sets. It is always best to test a small amount in a controlled environment before mixing a large masterbatch.

Paint: 1% - 5%
Plastic Injection: 0.5% - 2%
Adhesives & Sealers: 2% - 5%

Make Glow in the Dark Slime

Add 1-2 teaspoons of Thermochromic pigment to every cup of slime. 1 Ounce of Thermochromic pigment contains roughly 8 tablespoons (24 teaspoons) of pigment. Food coloring can be added to enhance the transition from one color to another.