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Summer of Colour! WIN a Large SFXC Materials Demonstration Pack!

Summer of Colour! Share your art for a chance to WIN a Large SFXC Materials Demonstration Pack!

Join in the fun and bring on the creativity! *Offer ends 12pm 23rd July 2021*

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Getting started with Screen Printing

At SFXC, Screen Printing is in our blood. We specialise in water-based inks and coatings which are just ideal for this versatile printing method. Have a read to find out more about screen printing, what it can be used for and the best products to use!

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What is Liquid Crystal?

Liquid Crystal is one of the most beautiful yet versatile smart materials around. It is a living protein and is very sensitive to temperature changes. It responds to temperature between 24C and 29C, and transitions between the colours red, green and blue. When not in this temperature range it appears black.

Read on to learn about the properties of Liquid Crystal and how it can be used!

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LIQUID CRYSTAL