Decoration method using thermochromic ink

  • US 6,759,099 B2
  • Filed: 02/15/2002
  • Issued: 07/06/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/17/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of decorating an article of glazed tableware comprising the steps of:

  • (a) mixing a thermochromic ink with a first coating material to form a first coating mixture;

    (b) applying the first coating mixture directly onto substantially the whole outer surface of the tableware article by spraying;

    (c) once the first coating mixture is set, applying a second transparent coating material over the first coating mixture;

    wherein the second coating material is substantially dishwasher proof.

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