Articles Tagged with ''ultraviolet (UV) curing''

PHOSEON: UV Light Sources

March 24, 2014
This company has introduced its FireJet™ FJ100 air-cooled products for UV LED curing.
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UV LED Curing Technology

UV LED curing is fast becoming an accepted, user-friendly technology for a variety of manufacturing processes.
March 1, 2014

UV LED curing refers to a technique that uses “energy” output from the light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the ultraviolet (UV) spectrum to treat coatings, adhesives, inks and other UV-curable materials.


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Ask Dr. Dave: How can we ensure that UV-curable adhesives are always fully cured?

Dave Dunn's March 2014 column.
March 1, 2014

 One never gets a full 100% cure of these thermoset systems at relatively low temperatures because molecular mobility goes down dramatically as the adhesive increases in viscosity during curing. 


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LUMEN DYNAMICS: UV LED Curing Instruments

June 24, 2013
Four new high-power, air-cooled UV LED area curing solutions are now available to help address the challenges for small and wide area curing applications.
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Efficient Curing with Innovative UV Technologies

New options make curing processes more efficient and sustainable.
June 3, 2013

Ultraviolet (UV) coatings are cured by UV light. They contain almost no solvents that may evaporate during the curing process. Instead, the UV curing process is achieved through polymerization—a crosslinking reaction of the coating constituents.


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UV Curing with Lasers

Lasers may provide the ultimate light source to achieve ultra-fast polymerization and micronic resolution.
June 3, 2013

The photo curing extent of styrenic block copolymer (SBC)-based adhesive formulations applied as a uniform layer on a Mylar film can be readily determined by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR).


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Editor's Memo: Dispensing Quality, Curing Inefficiency

Welcome to our annual Dispensing & Curing Equipment Directory!
June 3, 2013

Welcome to our annual Dispensing and Curing Equipment Directory! The handy chart-style directory, found on pp. 14-19, includes supplier companies* and contact information for dispensing equipment like dispensers, pumps, mixers, and dispense heads.


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2012 #ASIFaves

Developing a UV-Curable Bore Sealant

December 4, 2012

Thanks to Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies for contributing one of our most-viewed articles of 2012.


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Developing a UV-Curable Bore Sealant

July 2, 2012

A UV-curable sealant that combines lean with green is well-suited for the automotive industry.


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Novel Curing

June 1, 2012

An emerging technology may allow adhesives in opaque substrates to be cured by UV or visible light. 


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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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