He is also an adjunct associate professor at SUNY-ESF in Syracuse, NY teaching courses in UV and EB curing
While UV LED does have a story to tell, EB curing
seems unlikely to be penetrated by UV LED.
The RadTech Food Contact Notification Alliance called the ruling "a breakthrough food contact approval for radiation curable formulations, because it is the first FDA clearance of a range of UV/EB curing
materials in any combination for direct food contact; formulations that combine the FCN materials with already FDA sanctioned components may be commercialized for food packaging without having to obtain additional FDA clearance; and the FCN is expected to open new applications for UV and EB curing
that previously might have been limited by lack of explicit food contact clearance.
RadTech 2014--The Global Conference and Expo for UV and EB Curing
Technology will be held May 12-14 in Rosemont, Illinois.
That growth in UV and EB curing
continued durnig the past year, particularly in the packaging and narrow web segments.
It is noted that all the statistical data were from UV curing industries, because EB curing
is still limited.
However, EB curing
is generally considered to be more practical for web presses over 20" wide.
Collins noted that EB curing
appears to be picking up interest among food packagers.
RadTech officials reported that attendance was up more than 50% from its last event, demonstrating the increased interest in UV and EB curing
lie added that the cost of EB curing
systems still stand in the way of expansion for the use of EB.
Its EB systems include the EZCure family of EB curing
systems are large and powerful and expensive, so far.
you should examine solutions that UV and EB curing
Potential markets for UV and EB curing
includes products that require scratch resistant coatings, haptic feel, pressure sensitive adhesives, or easy-to-clean applications.
UV & EB Curing
for Sustainable Printing and Packaging