On this page you will find speciality and novelty inks that firmly demonstrate what smart materials are capable of!
Electrical paint? How is that possible, you say….
Well, we even have self-cracking printing ink with a mind of its own! This ink is a hit with kids, but it also delivers an impressive vintage appearance too. From youthful to traditional, it is a practical and vastly adaptable product.
While chemistry is ultimately responsible for the reactions these products create, magic surely must be somewhere in the mix!
In the case of starting simply, SFXC has you covered with standard blackboard ink.
For application, these inks can be used on fabric and textiles. When screen printing, use a 43T mesh screen and a medium shore, square squeegee. 45ml of smart inks will usually cover 1 square metre per coat.
But if you are overwhelmed by the scientific possibilities- or want to test out what science has to offer, ease yourself into the world of smart inks with our trial packs. These provide a selection of our very best and most popular products: thermochromic, photochromic, hydrochromic and glow in the dark inks.
There are so many avenues to explore when using these smart inks. Incorporating and adapting the elements nature has to offer us: water, heat, sunlight, bioluminescence...these are our best bet for development and probably survival, as technology and science continue to advance at the rapid rate it has in recent decades…so who knows what is around the corner?
Whether you are a student or a connoisseur, we are positive that you will love our fascinating, smart inks that bring your project to life!