Phoseon Technology, Hillsboro, Oregon, a provider of UV LED curing solutions, has announced an agreement with machine and services provider Narrow Web Italia S.r.l., Coccaglio, Italy, to integrate Phoseon UV LED light sources into new and retrofit printing solutions for the narrow web flexographic market.
UV LED integration offers higher yields and decreased operating costs, including up to 80% less power consumption versus mercury arc lamp technology. There is no warm-up time with instant-on LEDs, increasing productivity and profitability. Phoseon’s patented LED technologies deliver rugged, high-performance solutions for demanding narrow web applications.
Phoseon’s UV LED curing technology offers improved capabilities for flexo print applications. The intense UV output paired with UV LED flexo inks achieves record press running speeds. The low heat output enables improved capabilities on heat-sensitive materials, unsupported films and thinner substrates while requiring less maintenance and energy.