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Intelligent pigments and plastics for CO2 detection

Mills, A. and Skinner, Graham and Grosshans, Pauline (2010) Intelligent pigments and plastics for CO2 detection. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20. pp. 5008-5010. ISSN 0959-9428

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Abstract

A novel CO2 intelligent pigment is incorporated into a thermoplastic polymer to create a long-lived CO2-sensitive plastic film which is characterised and then compared to a traditional solvent-based CO2 indicator film.