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Wednesday, May 9, 2018


1:15 - 3:15 PM - Global Market Overview

North American Market Overview
Gary Cohen, RadTech North America

China Market Overview
Jun Nie, RadTech China

European Market Overview
Paul Kelly, Univar


8:00-10:00 AM - Equipment

Evolution of UV from Lamps to LED’s
Ruben Rivera, Phoseon Technology

Intelligent Photon Delivery Systems Powered by IoT
Mike Gharagozloo, Heraeus Noblelight

A Method of Driving Microwave-Driven Additive Lamps for Improved Performance
Darrin Leonhardt, Heraeus Noblelight America

Recent advances in UV process control – using ICAD-technology
Thomas Efsen, Efsen Engineering

10:15-12:15 PM - Applications

UV Nail Gel
Liz Pavlovic, Coty inc

UV Energy Cure for Polymeric Coatings communicating Pathogen Deterrents
Bruce K Bachman, CSI Group of Companies

Innovation in UV LED curing equipment
Axel Eckmann, Heraeus Noblelight

1:15 - 3:15 PM - Materials

The Development of Novel Optical Materials Using Sulfur-Based Chemistry
Darryl Boyd, US Naval Research Laboratory

UV-curable fluoropolymer coatings for application at low temperatures
Elaine Ruiz, William Schaeffer, Lisa Spagnola, Kurt Wood, Jeffrey Klang, Manjuli Gupta

Polymer Optics
Samantha Garton, Colorado Photopolymer Solutions

Improving the Performance of UV-Curable Coatings with Carbon Nanomaterials
Steven Yu, Guangzhou Wraio Chemical Material Co., Ltd.


8:00 - 10:00 - EHS

Competitive and in Compliance with UV/EB
Rita Loof, RadTech
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

What RadTech Members Need to Know about New TSCA
Lynn Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Packaging food safety concerns for inks from a brand owner perspective
Douglas Copen, Nestlé USA

10:15 - 12:15 - New Product Debut III

Colorful Solvent-free Radiation-curable Wood Coatings
Marcel Krohnen, BYK USA Inc.

EZ Cure for Comexi CI-8 web offset printing

Brian Sullivan, ESI

High Performance UV Curable Adhesives
Kent Renkema, Aal Chem

Specialty UV engineered for specialist manufacturing
David Lyus, GEW (EC) Limited

New LED Spot 40 IC” and the “LED Powerdrive IC”
Deivis Parejo, Honle UV America, Inc.

Printing Properties out of UV Coatings - From Drag Reduction to Antifouling
Henry Bilinsky, MicroTau Ltd, Australia

No runs – no drips – no solvents – no BPA - UV/EB cured solid resins for inks and toner
Michael Knoblauch, Keyland Polymer Material Sciences, LLC

Exhibit Theater

10:15 - 11:00 - Panel: UV LED Mythbusters

LED has come a long way over the last few years and with these advancements what you thought about UV LED in years past, may no longer apply. This panel of industry leaders is here to field your questions about the current capabilities of UV LED.

Panelists Include:

  • Mike Higgins, Phoseon
  • Jim Raymont, EIT
  • David Biro, Sun Chemical
  • John Freismuth, Empire Screen Printing


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