Waterborne UV-Curable Coatings for Industrial Market Segments

by Raymond Stewart, CAS-NAFTA applications development, Covestro LLC Abstract Ultraviolet (UV) light-cured waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) are versatile in many industrial market segments. Today, there are...

Comparing Traditional UV Systems with UV-LED Systems for UV Curing

by R.W. Stowe, director of applications engineering, Heraeus Noblelight America LLC Editor's Note: The following paper won the 2014 John Matteucci Technical Excellence Award for...

Good Vibrations: Ultrasonic Acoustically Assisted Inline Drying for Waterborne Wood Coatings

By Anthony Carignano, business development and strategic marketing specialist, PCT Engineered Systems, LLC "Acoustic waves are characterized by their frequency (cycles per second), wavelength (distance...

EB Curing Q&A

by Stephen C. Lapin, Ph.D., BroadBeam Applications Specialist, PCT Engineered Systems, a division of Ebeam Technologies, Comet Group Question: What is the range of available...

Modifying and Making Photopolymer Networks with Functional Nanogels

By Dr. Jeffrey Stansbury, senior associate dean for research, professor and vice chair of the Department of Craniofacial Biology, University of Colorado School of...

Industry News

BASF Opens Technical Lab in Michigan for Plastics Customers The BASF site in Southfield, Michigan, is celebrating the opening of a new technical laboratory for...

Technology Showcase

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UV-Activated Reactive Film Adhesives

By Dr. Donald Herr, Adhesives Research, Inc. and Robert Wigdorski, retired, Adhesives Research, Inc. Introduction For both liquid and solid/film thermally curable adhesives, a trade-off typically...

Next Generation of UV-Curable Cellulose Esters

By Dr. Ahmet Nebioglu and James Aerykssen, Dymax Corporation Abstract A new generation of UV-curable cellulose ester additives and binders provides improved surface hardness and solvent...

UV-Inkjet Printing on Food Packaging: State of the Art and Outlook

By Dr. Roel De Mondt, Agfa-Gevaert NV and Dr. Marc Graindourze, Agfa Graphics NV Inkjet printing has become the major print technology for sign and...
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