Rosalyn M. Waldo and David L. Schaich, UCB Chemicals Corporation || October 9, 2009 Acrylated epoxy oligomers are commonly used in UV lithographic inks. These oligomers can be modified to achieve a wide range of performance. In this paper, the performance of acrylated epoxies including Bisphenol-A epoxies, fatty acid modified Bisphe…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 9, 2009 Any ink maker can tell you how a certain test is performed. Testing for color? Use a spectrophotometer. Testing for viscosity? Use a viscometer. And so on.
Every ink maker also knows why these tests are performed. If an ink doesn’t perform the…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || March 10, 2008 Although pigment companies generally noted that 2007 was a relatively good year for the industry, there are also numerous concerns for the future, including raw material costs, the economy, the elimination of the VAT in China and environmental mandates.
Staff || September 30, 2005 While some ink manufacturers found 2003 to be another challenging year, some ink companies were able to generate strong growth. Meanwhile, the economic gains made in the fourth quarter of 2003 have ink companies optimistic about 2004.
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