Across the range, standard products are available for each research and testing application area. Products can also be custom-made to meet specific performance requirements. Full details are given in a Product Information booklet which is available for download (below). Guidelines giving an introduction to Thermochromic Liquid Crystals (TLCs), how the materials work and on how to best use the products are included in the Liquid Crystal Technology Handbook (second download below). The major application areas are discussed and the processing and manufacturing steps necessary to produce reliable, optimised TLC product, for whatever application, are described.
The sale of our products is supported by three reviews of key publications in the open and patent literature;
(A) TLC Technology Background; (Literature Review A download below)
(B) Heat Transfer and Flow Visualization Studies; (Literature Review B download below)
(C) Thermal Mapping and NDT Applications. (Literature Review C download below)
A number of technical notes are also included: TLC Technical Note S. (download below)