Ultra Savings for UV-Cured Powder Coating

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Article From: Products Finishing, Michael Knoblauch, President DVUV

Posted on: 1/1/2014
UV-Cured powder coatings are viable substitutes for solvent liquid coatings

Demand for VOC-free coatings is increasing, and that demand will accelerate as more global regulatory attention is paid to products containing solvents and producing carbon emissions.

Many countries have or will enact regulations limiting the manufacture and use of solvents and evaluating various carbon tax schemes. This regulatory pressure is motivating coating consumers and users alike to seek out coatings that are at least are classified ...

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Fast, Clean & Green – UV Powder Coating for MDF

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Sep/Oct 2013 International Paint & Coatings Magazine

The global population in 2012 was 6 Billion. ln 2030 it will grow to 7.4 billion¹. There will be 3 billion more middle class consumers by 2030¹ . China and India will build new homes for 600 million people between 2010- 2030¹.  In 2012 the global motor vehicle production has reached 51.7 million units². And in 2030 the estimated global motor vehicle production is 80.6 million units³. The energy demand is expected to increase by 420 quadrillion BTUs in the period ...

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Key Attributes of Powder Coating

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Surface & Panel Magazine Q1 2013

Key Attributes of Powder Coating

INTRODUCTION
Let’s face it, we all like choices. Manufacturers of furniture components have a lot of choices when considering surface treatment. These range from veneers, laminates and paint. Each of these choices is further segmented by sub-categories of materials: real wood veneers and reconstituted veneers; high pressure, low pressure, thermofoil, paper and vinyl laminates; liquid paint and powder coatings. All of ...

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The Future of Industrial Coatings: UV-Curable Powder Coating for MDF Wood

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Paint & Coatings Industry February 2013
UV-cured powder coating technology is a rapidly growing segment of the coatings industry and is emerging as the answer to rising environmental concerns and stringent regulations on coating processes. The technology has lower energy costs, one of the fastest cure speeds and offers a reduced environmental impact. These are just a few reasons why one should strongly consider using UV-curable powder coating technology

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The Five Attributes for Evaluating the Benefits of UV-Curable Powder Coating

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Surface & Panel Buyers Guide 2012

There are many attributes to consider when evaluating various finishing materials and application systems.  Is the finish environmentally friendly?  Is the material safe to use?  How cost effective is the manufacturing and finishing process and how will it perform?  These are all pertinent questions to consider.  Sustainability, Innovation, Productivity, Palette and Performance are five attributes that can be used to evaluate and demonstrate the benefits and advantages of UV-cured powder coating.

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New Opportunities for UV-Curable Powder Coatings

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Coatings World May 2011
The growing demand for radiation cured coating technology brings into focus the significant economic, environmental and process benefits of UV-curing. UV-cured powder coatings fully capture this trio of benefits. As energy costs continue to increase, the demand for “green” solutions will also continue unabated as consumers demand new and improved products and performance.

Markets reward firms that are innovative and adopt new technologies by incorporating these technological advantages into their products and or processes. ...

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UV-Curable Powder Coatings For Heat Sensitive Substrates

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Coatings Tech July 2010
Market opportunities for UV-cured powder coatings continue to expand as external drivers focus consumers of OEM coatings to seek new materials and application technologies. Industrial material consumers and processors make material and technological investment and buying decisions based upon a complex set of internal and external criteria. These criteria are a mix of regulatory mandates, perceived end user demands,and economics. All consumers are looking for products and processes that meet environmental regulations, require lower energy consumption, generate ...

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