A while back it was a big deal trying to control the temperature of food for children. Technology came in to make simple our lives and the invention of color changing spoons made it even better. Nowadays, moms are at a better position and so much advantaged when it comes to regulating temperature for their kid’s food.
Just as the name indicates, these particular spoons alter color depending on the temperature of food. Whether hot or cold, the spoon will alert you. Babies have been protected from burning their own lips as well as the mothers when tasting the food.
These kind of spoons are widely used in several industries. At frozen yogurt joints, color changing spoons are used and this makes it even more fan for children. The love for color changing spoons has so much attracted customers to the frozen yogurt joints. Not only does the color of the spoon change when you scoop frozen yogurt out of the cup but also when you put it in the mouth.
These spoons are not mystic as most people think. Scientific concepts have been used to make the spoons sensitive to heat. A reaction known as thermochromic is the scientific theory behind these spoons. Simply put, the materials used in making the spoons are very sensitive to different temperatures. It is the same material that is used in making coffee cups and even mood rings. Color changes when you pour coffee in the mugs.
The color changing technology is achieved by use of dyes known as leucodyes. Temperature is what makes the color change the leucodyes. They change color temporarily when they are exposed to heat. These dyes are a very genius way of telling the temperature of food before inducing it … Read More ...Read more