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UV Continues to Grow in Europe
By Sean Milmo, European Editor
Published January 23, 2014
Gains in energy efficiency, highly reactive inks are helping to drive growth in energy-curing technologies Read More »
The 2013 UV/EB Report
By David Savastano, Editor
Published November 27, 2013
Energy curing technologies have been a growth area for ink manufacturers in recent years, particularly in packaging, narrow web and inkjet, driven by its production and performance advantages. Read More »
Through the Looking Glass:Advanced UV Technologies Inside Every Day Products
By Dr. Gilles Catherin, Siegwerk, Siegwerk
Published 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 Read More »
The UV/EB Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 16, 2012
Energy curing technologies continue to enjoy growth, particularly on the packaging side, and ink manufacturers are developing new technologies to meet the needs of their customers. Read More »
The UV/EB Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 9, 2011
The use of UV and EB technologies continues to enjoy growth, particularly in the packaging market, driven by economic, performance and environmental benefits. Read More »
UV LED Curing Technologies are Poised for Growth
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 17, 2010
LED curing is one of the most intriguing areas in energy curing. In 2008, LED curable technologies debuted at drupa, with plenty of press and ink manufacturers showcasing the technology. LED curable technologies have made inroads in the inkjet fiel… Read More »
The UV/EB Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 15, 2010
The energy curing ink industry continued to enjoy growth during the past year, particularly in the packaging segment, and technologies such as LED offer further opportunities in the coming years. Read More »
Emphasis on Environment Leads AMGRAPH, IdeOn to Develop EB Curable Gravure Inks
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published January 20, 2010
EB curable inks are free of solvents and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) Read More »
UV Inks Continue to Make Gains In the European Marketplace
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published December 9, 2009
A major impetus behind the expansion of UV into new printing sectors is the growing acceptance of its safety and contribution to environmental compliance. Read More »
The UV/EB Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 11, 2009
While the global recession took its toll on some markets for UV and EB, energy curable technologies made gains in other segments, and UV and EB ink companies should benefit from the increasing emphasis on the environment. Read More »
By Zubair Khan, Environmental Inks and Coatings
Published November 2, 2009
Ink manufacturers and their raw material suppliers have been evolving new technologies to meet these demands by providing new polymers, oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators, pigments and inks Read More »
By Dr. Alexander Grant, SunJet
Published October 29, 2009
UV jet inks are being developed that allow for appropriate jetting control, printhead compatibility, performance on a wide variety of media and can respond to real printing conditions such as varied print to cure time Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 16, 2009
While electron beam (EB) curing has not received the same interest as UV, it too has also grown over the years Read More »
By Bonnie Bedolla, Flint Ink
Published October 15, 2009
Low odor and extractables levels can make UV flexo a more attractive option for a variety of markets Read More »
By B. Magny, S. Pelletier and G. Albrighton; G. Eiselu00e9, Cray Valley and SICPA
Published October 9, 2009
Editor’s Note: “Importance of Monomer Interfacial Tension for UV Curable Litho Inks Performance” was presented during the 2002 RadTech Technical Conference in Indianapolis, IN. ©2002, RadTech International North America, Inc.… Read More »