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WEB EXCLUSIVE A novel static-control system that features a newly designed narrow-web profile static bar and microprocessor-controlled and monitored power supply is said to put users in “total control” of static electricity.
A new UV laser wire and cable marking machine is said to be particularly suited to aerospace, automotive, and electronics parts.
Soliant LLC in Lancaster, S.C., a maker of paint-replacement films for in-mold decorating, has been winning awards for its “bright film” technology, which looks like chrome, since the film was introduced three years ago.
A high-speed, multicolor UV screen printer for graphics has been enhanced for use on a variety of flat substrates from plastics to glass.
A new thermoformable polycarbonate film from SABIC Innovative Plastics, Pittsfield, Mass., boasts a 1H pencil hardness rating, easy formability, and high impact resistance for insert-molded graphics in portable electronics.
Seal-It, div. of Printpack Inc., Farmingdale, N.Y. has developed biodegradable PLA shrink labels for glass and plastic containers.
A radiometer that measures UV light is designed to monitor UV-curing processes.
A new servo-driven pad printer for large surfaces is capable of 17.5 tons of pad-compression power.
Screen printers reportedly have a new screen-printable hard coating that will stretch and not fracture during thermoforming of plastic parts.