Q&A: New Chemicals and SNURs

How do new chemicals get a SNUR? What is a SNUR? And how do companies work with a SNUR? Manufacturers are creating new chemicals to...

Patent Watch

Information courtesy of Kerry Pianoforte, editor, Coatings World Radiation-curing, Highly Functional Polyurethane (Meth)acrylate U.S. Patent 9,200,108 BASF has been granted a patent for a process for preparing a polyurethane...

Residual Building Block Chemicals in Raw Materials and Finished Printing Inks: A Risk Assessment

By Natasha Hausler Banke, Ph.D., INX International Ink Company Editor’s Note: The following received RadTech 2018’s Best Paper Award in the Professional division at the event held...

Reactive Diluents to Overcome Challenges in UV-Curable Inkjet Inks and Coatings Applications

By Nikolas Kaprinidis, Simon Werrel, Elmar Kessenich and Giovanni D’Andola, BASF Abstract Solving the challenges facing UV-/EB-curable applications – such as regulatory pressure for favorable toxicological...

Outlook for Transportation Coatings and the Role of UV/EB

By Mary Ellen Rosenberger, founder/managing partner, Bayspring Solutions LLC A key focus of the RadTech Transportation Team has centered on radiation cure materials and how...

Regulatory News

OSHA Proposes Delay in Compliance for Electronically Submitted Injury, Illness Reports The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a...

UV LED Low-Migration Laminating Adhesives for Flexible Packaging

By Jake Staples, Technical Team Leader, Ashland The global flexible packaging market continues to evolve as shifts in consumer preference lean more toward convenience in...
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Understanding Glass Transition Temperature: Part 2

In the last edition of Professor’s Corner, we began a discussion of the glass transition temperature (Tg).1 In this issue, we will continue that...

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...

Industry News

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