Chromic Materials

PRECURSORS FOR PHOTOCHROMIC, THERMOCHROMIC AND ELECTROCHROMIC APPLICATIONS

“Smart” materials with distinctive properties affected by light, heat and/or electricity

materials chromic carSince the 1980s, Norquay has produced high quality chromic materials for use in printed textiles, display applications, high-end mirrors, optical coatings, and many other goods of commerce. We produce materials with the following properties for our customers:

Photochromic

Materials that change color in light used in textiles, color changing lenses and many other applications.

Thermochromic

Materials that display differing colors depending on temperature variance. These are used in display devices, drink containers and t-shirts and more.

Electrochromic

Materials that change color or transparency under different applied voltages, including auto-dimming automotive mirrors and variable transmission aircraft windows.

Pigments & Dyes

Security inks and dyes used in today's high-tech monetary notes as well as traditional pigments and dyes used in many traditional consumer applications.