1996-02-01

Radiation Curing for the Automotive Market 960916

UV curing is in the early stages of penetrating the automotive manufacturing assembly and decorating. There are several reasons the automotive market is considering and beginning to use UV curing processes. VOC reduction continues to be a major driving factor worldwide in all industries. UV cured coatings provide high performance which fit well into the ever increasing performance requirements. Significantly reduced process time, parts in inventory, floor space requirements and capital investment are all features of the UV curing process that interest automotive parts manufacturers. A review of the different types of UV curing equipment, heat management, importance of spectral distribution and its interaction with photo initiators will reveal important factors in a successful UV process. Finally, a look at existing UV automotive applications currently in use and in development will reveal the powerful advantages of UV curing.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

Beyond DFX - Understanding Stakeholders and Knowledge Transfer in a Collaborative Environment

2002-21-0009

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

3D Image Metrology for Lean Manufacturing

1999-01-2290

View Details

STANDARD

CUSHION, LOOP CLAMP – MULTIPLE, 3-TUBE, AMS3303

AS9392

View Details

X