Screen printers reportedly have a new screen-printable hard coating that will stretch and not fracture during thermoforming of plastic parts. Sun Chemical Corp., Parsippany, N.J., introduced what is said to be the only formable UV hard-coat system for automotive, appliance, cell-phone and medical parts. MTG-Form UV ink can stretch up to 1.5 in. in forming parts such as air-conditioning and radio dials in cars. With MTG-Form, manufacturers can avoid the expensive and burdensome use of nitrogen-curing products. MTG formable coatings are said to meet automotive performance specs and come in matte, gloss, or textured clear finishes. (630) 587-5216 • www.sunchemical.com
Sun Chemical Corp.
North American Inks
135 West Lake St. Northlake, IL 60164
Phone (708) 562-0550 Fax (708) 562-0580
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