Presenters talk about growth areas such as UV LED, 3D printing, food packaging, inkjet and touch displays.
David Savastano, Editor03.02.17
Energy curing is finding new applications, from 3D printing and touch displays to inkjet and food packaging, and UV LED is emerging as a huge opportunity. uvebWest 2017, held in Burlingame, CA from Feb. 27-March 1, explored these markets in depth.
Gary Cohen, executive director of RadTech, which organized uveb West 2017, said the scope of the talks were impressive.
“There are not too many events with presentations as varied as food preservation implications to conversations about mathematical modeling with inkjet printing,” Cohen said. “There are a lot of new people entering the industry in growth areas like 3D printing and inkjet.”
uvebWest 2017 opened on Feb. 27 with Short Course: The Chemistry of UV/EB, led by Dr. Susan E Bailey, technical manager-North America, IGM Resins and adjunct professor, SUNY-ESF Outreach. The Short Course served as an introductory course on the chemistry of UV/EB curable formulations.
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