With the increasing regulatory pressure on acrylate monomers, the energy curable graphics market has started to investigate the use of energy curable waterborne resins and polyurethane dispersions (UV PUDs). Some products are particularly suitable for food contact applications as illustrated by comprehensive migration tests and compliance with existing regulations.
Arceneaux, J.; Wang, T.; Yau, H.; Tielemans, M.; Poelmans, K.; Boutreau, L. (2019). Waterbased UV LED Curable Compositions for Graphics Applications. UV+EB Technology, Issue 3, 2019, 24–32.
Originally presented as a technical paper at RadTech 2018.