Dr. Gilles Catherin, Siegwerk, Siegwerk || November 27, 2013 While we are drinking a glass of juice from a carton pack, a cup of tea from a metal tin or paying with a credit card, few of us would recognize the enormous R&D effort that has been invested in the associated ink and printing technologies
Emilio Martin and Danny Visser, DSM NeoResins || November 15, 2010 High gloss is a well-known property of 100% solids UV curable varnishes. Today, the market trend is towards matt finishes, especially for luxury packaging and high-end publishing.
Currently the only way to achieve a matt appearance in a 100% solids…
Sel Avci, Elementis Specialties || October 15, 2009 Editor’s Note: “Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks” was presented at the Eurocoat Inkmakers Forum during the 2nd European Congress on Printing Inks, held at Nüremberg, Germany April 9-10, 2003.
Abstract: The vari…
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || October 9, 2006 Demand for UV ink is growing at two to three times the rate for conventional inks in some sectors of the European printing market. But some observers believe that if they could overcome technological difficulties, sales of UV inks in Europe could expand even faster.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || September 30, 2005 The UV/EB cure market has fared well in 2003, and as the technology becomes more widely used in new markets, the potential for growth in 2004 is promising.