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 lower total applied costs, and produce a higher ...

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Coating Business Grows 26% During Recession

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UV Spectrum Newsletter September 2009
Who Said Powder Was Dead?

Longtime readers of UV Spectrum may recall that a company called Decorative Veneer installed the first North American UV powder coating line for medium density fiberboard (MDF) in April 2001. The UV business was spun off as an independent company named DVUV in 2005. We recently spoke with DVUV to find out how the UV powder business has changed and how they are ...

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To a Brighter Future

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PPCJ

There is a brighter future for UV cured powder coatings, writes Michael Knoblauch

It has been five years since the spot-light began to shine on UV cured powder coatings a a transforming finishing material and process technology. Looking forward, the future for UV cured powder coating looks brighter than it has since 2002.

Across continents industries and markets there was much anticipation of an immediate acceptance and a steep upward slope of the demand for and ...

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