Working alongside Leeds University we were tasked to develop an ink stain, to be used in G4S cash security boxes which when triggered, renders the bank notes inside unusable.
The product was required in large quantities, which is where our project began, taking the product from 250ml onto large scale production.
Our challenge was to design a process for handling a corrosive and environmentally toxic potent product, that is highly concentrated with dye.
The product had to be kept at elevated temperatures for 4 hours, then filtered and diluted with another highly toxic chemical, before it could be packed into suitable ADR approved containers.
All our products are formulated and manufactured to industry specification through the ISO9001:2008 quality management system which is then further backed up through a Certificate of Analysis for traceability and quality of product. Quality is of utmost importance to us.
Our chemist quotes, "Here at Vickers we welcome a challenge and embrace these unique projects to help our customers achieve what they would not be able to otherwise."