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UV LED EB curing technology basics

Move to the HSE friendly and cost efficient UV LED EB curing technologies.

 

 

Principle of UV curing technology

Curing process

Benefits of UV curing

  • Green technology
  • No solvent waste
  • Low hazard

 

 

 

  • Process efficiency and flexibility
  • Room temperature curing
  • Low heat generation
  • Simply adaptable to existing lines
  • Ease of cleaning

 

  • High productivity and cost savings
  • Reduced cycle time
  • Increased throughput
  • Instant on/off
  • Low energy consumption
  • No recycling of solvent wastes
  • Minor maintenance cost

 

The right acrylate for the best performance

Sartomer is a market-leading manufacturer of specialty acrylates designed for advanced UV, LED and EB curable systems:

HSE friendly and cost efficient UV LED EB curing technologies
HSE friendly and cost efficient UV/LED/EB curing technologies
HSE friendly and cost efficient UV LED EB curing technologies

Towards UV-LED curing

We believe UV-LED technology to be the future of UV curing, for it is a lower energy-consuming oAption than traditional Hg-doped lamps. It is also the technology of choice to coat or print on to heat sensitive substrates.

 

Benefits:

uv led

 

  • Very long lifetime and consistent energy output
  • No infra-red emission ➞ no heat generated
  • No warm-up time required
  • Compact and flexible lamp design
  • No generation of O3
  • Mercury-free system

 

 

Recommended applications:

  • Industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Food packaging
  • Electronics
  • Adhesives

 

Discover our recommendations to improve the performance of your UV-LED curing acrylate systems.

Specificities and advantages of EB curing

Definition:

EB : electron beam ➞ accelerated e-

 

Benefits:

 

  • No photoinitiators required ➞ minimized migration and low migration
  • N2 atmosphere needed to avoid O2 inhibition
  • High energy radiation, high penetration
  • Improved dot gain control
  • No heat for sensitive substrates

 

Recommended applications:

 

  • Coatings
  • Outdoor panels
  • Food packaging
  • Flooring
  • Adhesive tapes

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