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Colour changing labels and Interactive Printing

Colour changing inks are now being incorporated into innovative printed items that can indicate changes in temperature, UV exposure and exposure to moisture. This exciting print allows the receiver to interact with their items and reduces the risk of the printed item being disregarded and tossed in the bin. We...

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Glitter...the ultimate finishing touch!

Glitter makes a brilliant show! Our glitters are fine pieces of light-reflecting decorative material and some are holographic. SFXC® glitter can be used for most types of art and crafting that include scrapbooking, stamping and embossing, on textiles and many fabrics and much more. We are suppliers of SFXC® Glitter base...

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Secure a colourful future

In this day and age, we are permanently trying to stay ahead of criminal organisations and fraudsters. We need to make it as hard as possible for the bad guys to forge objects to extort and defraud innocent people around the world. Specialist coatings are often used in the manufacture...

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A Change Over Time...

Thermochromic coatings have been used for a vast range of innovative and exciting applications, but this one stands to the test of time. We recently supplied a selection of our finest thermochromic inks to a creative material application company in London called Material Evolution Lab, they frequently use our products...

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Romance is Blooming with Colour Changing Flowers

We were recently lucky enough to supply the outrageously cool Bompass and Par with our thermochromic coatings. Bompas and Par are a luxury food and drinks company in London. They not only manufacture food and beverages but also take part in some amazing art and marketing installations. Bompas and Par...

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SFXC® Smart Materials in Space

SFXC® Products have been used for all kinds of innovative and crazy applications but this is definitely one of the best!     In July 2016, a group of young students got to take part in one of the most amazing projects ever. The students teamed up with Chis Hillcox,...

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At last! Thermochromic applications made easy!

As a special effects and coatings company, SFXC® are often asked how to apply a thermochromic coating to a surface without using the standard methods like screen printing or spraying. It is not always easy for those with a lack of experience, as it can take time, be costly and...

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Mayoral Visit to our new R & D Offices

We had the opportunity to welcome the Mayor and his staff of Lewes Council on their recent visit to our new offices in Newhaven.  They were met by our Research and Development Area Director Oliver Dredge, who demonstrated the effect of smart materials and in particular thermochromics, photochromics and hydrochromics,...

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Cleaning up our act at the O2 Arena!

We have often been asked if we could provide colour changing coatings for many unusual and unique ideas.So when one of the largest music and cultural arenas in the world was chosen for a very unique project by a large cleaning company, for a colour changing urinal, we stepped up...

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Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril Sensitive Sunglasses

Zaphod Beeblebrox in 'The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy' used Sunglasses designed to turn completely dark at the first sign of danger, thus preventing him from seeing anything that might alarm him. This does, however, mean that you see absolutely nothing, including where you're going!   For now of course...

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A colourful guide to Thermochromic Materials!

Thermochromic materials change colour at specific temperatures. One use is where they are integrated into a special ink and printed onto plastic films to create thermometers or as an indicator of temperatures. In many cases the thermomchromic materials are based on liquid crystal technology. How does it work.....? At specific...

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It's a kinda magic.....

But it is not the lyrics to the song by Queen! Have you ever walked past a car and it changes colour in front of your eyes. You move and blow me down, it has changed again! Well this could be the effect created by one of the colour shifting...

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We can see you in the dark!

You see glow in the dark things in all kinds of places, but it is most common in toys. Our customers can do practically anything with our glow in the dark products. Making a wall covering, glow aeroplane, glow in the dark fishing tackle, warning signs that need to be...

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We want to help you.....!

Do you want to experiment with the application of smart inks for a project before committing to buy larger quantities?  You want to purchase the best quality inks available in small quantities but with the opportunity of trying all the four most popular types in one go at the best...

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How Thermochromic Inks Work...

In life, nothing stays the same. Unless it is the colour of the paint on your car! You now dislike that blue, but there is no way you would want to go to the time and vast expense of painting it.  But, sometimes the things we love, our possessions and...

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Photochromic Coatings for Printing Colour Changing T-shirts?

Photochromic inks change colour in the sun! SFXC sun sensitive coatings are invisible inside and colourful outside. Our photochromic plastisol ink is perfect for making colour changing t-shirts. If you come up with something really cool, please send us some pics for an upcoming feature on the SFXC website. Check...

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