GEW is a thought leader in the UV curing industry. We produce state of the art mercury arc and LED UV curing systems, as well as ArcLED hybrid solutions that combine the two technologies.
Here you will find a collection of useful articles about the UV curing industry and the science behind it.
Jennifer Heathcote discusses UV curing for converters
Jennifer’s presentation covers a broad range of topics, from what UV curing is and the sources of UV curing, to the markets where it is relevant, and much more.
Mattifying Surfaces with Excimer UV Curing
In this latest article, Jennifer Heathcote, GEW’s Business Development Manager, explains how Excimer UV curing technology is used to mattify surfaces without the use of mattifying agents.
UV LED Curing for Surface Hardcoats
Read Jennifer Heathcote’s UV technology article, published in Plastics Decorating, which discusses UV LED curing for Surface Hardcoats
Understanding and quantifying energy emitted from UV curing sources
Measuring UV output is critical to the specification of a UV system for an application and for understanding the performance of your UV curing process
UV curing terminology
This useful guide includes most of the terminology you will find used in the field of arc and UV LED curing.
UV curing sources
Understanding the different UV curing lamp technologies is instrumental in application and formulation development, UV curing source selection, and integration.
UV curing science
If you would like to gain a greater understanding of the science behind UV curing, read on…
Guide to UV curing systems by GEW
Find out how GEW designs and manufactures UV curing systems to meet the needs of the narrow web and sheetfed industries, amongst others.
UV LED curing frequently asked questions
We aim to help answers some of the common questions and correct some of the misconceptions around LED in the UV curing industry. Find out more here…