UV Power Puck | What are the Advantages of UV Printing Technology?

From:Linshang Time:2020/03/26 10:00:00 Browse:135
UV printing technology refers to the use of ultraviolet light to dry and cure the surface ink of printed products, making the finished product more exquisite. Nowadays, it has been widely promoted. UV curing energy can be detected by UV power puck.

The light source is critical for the UV curing. Currently, many printers still use traditional mercury lamps. For mercury lamps, we all know that it will not only affect human health, but also pollute the environment. With the development of the times, the advancement of technology and the maturity of research, uv led light sources have gradually developed. UVLED curing light source is a kind of green environmental protection light source, which is suitable for many industries. In the UV printing industry, uv led curing light sources are gradually entering the printing industry and uv led is constantly developing. I believe that in the near future, uv led light source can completely replace the mercury lamps in the printing industry.

1. UVLED light sources can replace mercury lamps because they have the following advantages

(1) Long service life, the life of the uv led light source can reach more than 20,000 hours. The life of the mercury lamp is only about 1500 hours, which needs to be replaced frequently.

(2) It can be used immediately without preheating and can reach the maximum power in an instant.

(3) Fast curing speed. The cured product can be immediately put into the next process to improve production efficiency.

(4) Small size, the light source is easy to move and install.

(5) Reduce equipment investment and save costs. The UVLED light source has a long life. 

(6) Does not contain mercury and other volatile toxic substances. It has no unhealthy impact on workers

2. The importance of UV curing energy detection

In the UV printing industry, light curing is a relatively advanced technology, mainly UV curing and the rest include infrared and visible light curing. Improving UV light curing efficiency often requires the use of Linshang UV power puck.

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UV-curable printing inks are a large part of UV-curable materials. They have been widely used in packaging and printing industries and printed circuit industries. They are now widely used in offset printing, embossing, gravure, screen printing and inkjet printing. 
        In the process of UV printing, the intensity and energy of ultraviolet radiation play an important role in the overall light curing effect. The stable intensity can improve the quality of the light curing product. It is necessary to test the intensity and energy of curing with an UV power puck.

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