A high-speed, multicolor UV screen printer for graphics has been enhanced for use on a variety of flat substrates from plastics to glass.
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.
A new hand-held static detector, Model 983v2 Static Locator, was introduced at the recent K 2007 show in Germany by Meech International in the U.K. (U.S. office in Norton, Ohio). It uses automatic ultrasonic sensing of its distance from the surface ...
A new in-mold painting process for long-glass reinforced polyurethane composite parts for cars, trucks, buses, and agricultural machinery was recently introduced by Germany’s KraussMaffei (U.S. headquarters in Florence, Ky.). With this in-mold...
A simple CO2-laser device reportedly produces ready-to-use, high-quality pad-printing cliche plates with etched images of artwork for product decorating.
Two new lines of UV-cure and radiation-cure coating binders for plastics were recently unveiled by Bayer MaterialScience’s Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants business unit (U.S. office in Pittsburgh). Products in both lines can also be used for ...
New and improved heat-transfer foils with brushed-metal finish are aimed at automotive and electronics.