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What is UV Printing

UV printing is different from conventional printing in many ways. It is still ink on paper but the ink dries through a completely different process. Instead of having solvents in the ink that evaporate into the air and absorb into the paper, UV inks dry through a photomechanical process. When the inks are exposed to ultraviolet lights they turn from a liquid, or paste, to a solid. There is significantly less evaporation of solvents and…

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UV Printer

Advantages of UV-LED Technology 1. LED lamps last 20,000+ hours vs. 2,000 hours for mercury lamps 2. No downtime to change lamps or consumable lamp costs 3. Instant on/off and no degradation of intensity with toggling 4. Contains no mercury, obviating need for disposal/recycling 5. LEDs do not produce ozone gas with use while conventional mercury lamps do With the advent of UV printers, you won’t need solvent printers ever again 1. Compatible with a…

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