There has been significant interest in UV ink jet printing, with the recent introduction of hybrid UV-curable chemistries and its ability to adhere to a wide variety of substrates.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor10.25.05
The UV ink jet market has had another positive year in 2004, and all indications are that UV ink jet will continue to grow into new markets and expand its reach in existing markets in the coming years.
There are a number of reasons for UV’s growth, such as the recent introduction of hybrid UV cure ink jet, combined with its ability to adhere to a wide variety of substrates. This has led to its more widespread use in a variety of new applications.
“There has been significant interests for UV cure ink jet, especially with the recent introduction of hybrid UV curable chemistries, for several key reasons,” said Mario Carluccio, business development manager for Aellora Digital. “UV cure ink jet offers the broadest substrate reach at the highest print quality for drop-on-demand ink jet technologies. UV cure ink jet is also a solvent-less solution, which equates to providing highest system uptime again for drop-on-demand ink jet technologies.”
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