Enhanced Phosphors

Enhanced Phosphors

When widely available phosphors won’t cut it, Enhanced Phosphors offer a highly secure option.

How enhanced phosphors can help

Typically, phosphors are used as a flood coat—multiple colors can’t be used together. With Microtrace’s Enhanced Phosphors, individual particles remain separated, so they can be color mixed for an extremely unique visible effect.

In addition to standard IR-to-visible phosphor response, Microtrace’s Enhanced Phosphors are also responsive to UV light. This allows for single particles to have multiple, distinct visible-color responses when triggered with an IR laser and UV illumination. The addition of a custom Microtaggant code provides a highly secure and covert means of authentication.

A Microtrace original

This up-converting phosphor is a highly secure option as a powder, plastic masterbatch or label that is only available through Microtrace. Enhanced Phosphor is commonly used in plastics parts and adhesives because it’s an easy-to-use option with inexpensive detection.

Microtrace also offers additional options for phosphors you can implement independently:

IR VISIBLE PHOSPHOR

BASIC PHOSPHOR SYSTEM

For more sophisticated security needs, learn more about phosphor-based consultative engagements with Microtrace.

ADVANCED PHOSPHOR SYSTEM

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Specifications

TEchnical overview for ENHANCED PHOSPHOR

Security Level:
Medium security level
Category of Technology:
Phosphor
Delivery Formats:

Bulk Powder

Masterbatch

Application Cost:
Bulk Powder

Masterbatch
Sample Availability:

Yes - Samples for this product are available by request after prescreening. Request a sample

Microtrace Involvement:
Licensing Agreement:

No licensing agreement required

Detection Methods for Enhanced Phosphors

Laser Pen

UV Light

Lab Detection

Field Detection

Spectral Taggant System

Spectral 2.0

Spectral Taggant System

Spectral 1.0

Phosphor detector

Phosphor Detector

Phosophor beeper

Phosphor Beeper

microscope

Microscope

This technology can be optimized to provide higher levels of security.

For more sophisticated brand protection, learn more about phosphor-based consultative engagements with Microtrace.

Microtaggant Identification Particles

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