IST America to Showcase Revolutionary FREECure Technology at RadTech UV&EB Technology & Conference

IST America (ISTA), Shorewood, Illinois, a global leader in UV and LED light curing technology, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming RadTech UV&EB Technology & Conference, taking place from May 20th to 22nd in Orlando, Florida. IST America will be showcasing its innovative curing platforms, including UV, LED, and Excimer technology, at a combined booth with industry partner IST INTECH.

Oliver Starzmann, representing IST America’s parent company, IST METZ GmbH & Co., will present “A revolutionary UVC curing Technology” during the Coatings Technology Innovations session on Tuesday, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Starzmann’s presentation will focus on the IST FREEcure technology, which represents a new kind of cross-linking technology developed by IST METZ in collaboration with BASF SE. The FREEcure UV system eliminates the need for photo initiators and inertisation, offering outstanding results with increased UVC percentage in the spectrum of a UV lamp.

Additionally, IST InTECH’s Holly Steedman will present during the UV LED Equipment session on Wednesday. Her presentation, “Portable LED Curing Systems—Ready for the Real World?” will provide insights into IST InTech’s innovative LED Solutions, which offer more efficient drying practices in Automotive and Composite repair applications.

“We are thrilled to be part of the RadTech UV&EB Technology & Conference and to showcase our cutting-edge FREEcure technology,” said Chris Davis, Head of Sales at IST America. “FREEcure represents a significant advancement in UV curing, offering unparalleled results while eliminating the need for photo initiators and inertisation.”

Holly Steedman, Business and Technology Development Director for IST INTECH, shared, “This collaboration with IST America symbolizes our commitment to pushing the boundaries of UV LED curing technology and showcases our dedication to innovation in the industrial inkjet sector. Together, we aim to highlight cutting-edge solutions and share insights that drive the industry forward.”

IST America invites all attendees to visit their booth to learn more about FREEcure technology and explore their range of curing solutions.

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