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UV/EB Cured Adhesives Formulation in Practice

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Wednesday May 15, 2024

Make the best of UV/ EB technology to formulate cost-effective adhesives faster as per desired applications (PSA, FR type adhesive, Laminating adhesives…).

With the help of William D. Arendt, you will be able to clarify: 

  • Which technology to select as per material/application: UV or EB? 
  • What raw materials (oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators…) to choose and how? 
  • What are the lab testing methods?

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Presented By:
William D Arendt
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Intermediate

Next Session: May 15, 2024
10:00 a.m. (New York City)
4:00 p.m. (Paris)

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Why should you attend?

UV/EB Curing is often preferred for Adhesives curing for faster development, environmental benefits, zero emissions etc. But the selection criteria of technology and the raw material (prepolymers, photoinitiators, additives…) for curing is highly dominated by application. And this is the case for each industry i.e. Adhesives, Inks, Coatings.

This calls for specific insight to develop adhesives for your desired purpose . But while there is info available about UV/EB Curing, it is neither consolidated nor adhesive-centric thus steeping the learning curve and adding more time & cost in the production cycle.

So, join our course and:

  1. Easily identify the key attention points by understanding core chemistry and raw materials (oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators…) used in UV/EB technology 
  2. Ease developing UV/ EB cure adhesives by knowing the step-by-step formulation strategy (protocol designing, DOE…) & testing based on the applications 
  3. Significantly reduce development time by learning with real-life examples of uses and selection criteria (PSA​, Hot melt, Flame retarded, Laminating type…) 

Who should attend?

Formulators, Technical Sales, Marketers, Manufacturers working in Adhesives Industry, and End-Users working with UV/EB Technology.

Complete the course and (unlock your personalized certificate) – your badge of accomplishment awaits!

Course Outline

1. Introduction to UV/EB technology   
  • Basic chemistry and raw materials for UV/EB adhesives   
  • Polymerization chemistry   
  • In situ from reactives   
  • Types of UV/EB  
    a. Radical initiate – UV, EB 
    b. Cationic initiated   
  • Applications of UV/EB technology: Adhesives, Coatings, Inks  

2. Formulation Basics  
  • Steps in formulation   
  • Protocol 

3. UV/EB raw materials   
  • Oligomeric types: Selection criteria, Available types   
  • Monomeric types: Selection criteria, Regulatory   
  • Photoinitiators: Selection criteria, Free radical, Cationic   
  • Other  

4. Testing   
  • Preparation of formulation   
  • Curing   
  1. UV processor: Mercury, LED,  
  2. EB  
  3. Factors affecting cure   
  • Measuring cure: Dose meter, Physical methods   
  • Physical tests: Depends on application

5. Adhesive applications  
  • PSA: Requirements, Basic formulation, Data   
  • Laminating: Performance, Requirements, Basic formulation   
  • Other examples   
  • Summary: Reasons to use, Limitations  

6. Acknowledgements & References  

7. 30 Mins Q&A SessionAsk any queries related to the course topic 

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