Cracow University of Technology

Photopolymerization initiated by UV light - solutions for polymer coatings industry

Posted by Cracow University of TechnologyResponsive · Innovative Products and Technologies · Poland

Summary of the technology

Photopolymerization initiated by UV light - solutions for polymer coatings industry

Main advantages of its use

  • much higher initiation efficiency, shortening of the photopolymerization induction period and increase of monomers photocure process speed
  • increase the rate of photocurable polymer layer production lines
  • Optical - advantageous properties, so that they can be used as photopolymerization processes photo-sensitizers for many monomers (vinyl, epoxy, acrylates, methacrylates and others)......
  • compatibility with UV LED diodes, which secure process without ozone emission and heat release, which distinguishes them from traditional mercury MPM lamps
  • energy savings through an increase in the production rate
  • proenvironmental thanks to the possibility of running processes using UV-LED panels

Applications

  • The technology can be used in the production of polymer coatings curable by ultraviolet radiation (UV) imposed on various types of surface such as aluminum, paper, plastics, wood and metals, mainly in such industries as: printing, paints and varnishes, adhesives and sealants, furniture, automotive and electronics.

Intellectual property status

P.408415 - The new photo-sensitizers 2-amino-4,6-diphenylbenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile for the photo-initiated cationic polymerization processes and new photo-initiating systems

P.410073 - The new distilbene derivatives as photosensitizers for the photoinitiated cationic polymerization processes and new photoinitiating systems

P.412723 i P.412067 - The new aminocarbonitrile aromatic derivatives as an innovative photosensitizers and new photoinitiating systems for the photoinitiated polymerization processes: cationic, radical and hybrid

P. 407364 - New naphthalene derivatives, their preparation and use as photo initiating systems component

Desired business relationship

sale, licence or further development in cooperation with industry partner.

Related keywords

  • Materials Technology
  • Chemicals and Materials
  • Polymer (plastics) materials
  • Coatings and adhesives manufactures
  • photopolimerisation
  • uv light
  • Polymer additives
  • innovative coatings

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