Radiation curable systems

  • R. J. Holman


The fundamental concepts underlying printing inks as introduced in Chapter 1 have been developed and expanded in the succeeding chapters. It will be apparent, therefore, that a vital feature in the functioning of any ink or varnish is its ability to change rapidly from a fluid to a solid phase.


Printing Industry Urethane Acrylate Epoxy Acrylate Varnish Film Polyester Acrylate 
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Further Reading

  1. Holman, R. J. (ed.) (1986). UB and EB Formulations for Printing Inks and Coatings. SITA.Google Scholar
  2. Roffey, C. G. (1982) Photopolymerisation of Surface Coatings. J. Wiley and Sons.Google Scholar
  3. Phillips, R. (1983). Sources and Applications of Ultra Violet Radiation. Academic Press.Google Scholar

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© Society of British Printing Ink Manufacturers Ltd 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Holman
    • 1
  1. 1.BASF Coatings + Inks Ltd.USA

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