Bytesize Science takes an interactive look at how the brightly colored pigments we see everyday are made.

The DayGlo factory in Cleveland, Ohio, which was founded in the 1950’s by Bob and Joe Switzer, is responsible for making the fluorescent pigments that go into products ranging from toys to traffic cones. It is said to produce 4.5 million pounds of fluorescent pigment each year.

Bytesize Science‘s video takes a look inside the world’s most colorful factory and shows the process of creating the bright dyes so viewer’s can “learn how they make the famous fluorescent paints that light up traffic cones, black light posters, hula-hoops and so much more”.

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