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UVRP

Gloss UV Ink for Rigid Stock Applications

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Features

· UserFriendly/PressReady · WideAdhesionRange · FastCureSpeeds · HighGloss · ExcellentAbrasionandWaterResistance

Curing

Ultravioletcure(UV)inksaredependentonahighdosageofultravioletlighttoinitiatecure,theprocessthat convertstheinkfromawettoadryfilm.Thelightmust,in effect,seethroughorpenetratethelayerofinktoachieve propercure. Lightenergylevelrequirementsvaryfrominktoinkand aredependentonanumberoffactors: 1. Inkchemistry 2. Color 3. Inkdeposit(filmweight) 4. Substratebeingprinted 5. Halftoneorlinecolor ForUVRPthefollowingguidelinesarerecommended: Halftone Inks ­ 380.34PW Mesh Minimum millijoules­130mJ/cm²­measuredatthe UVAcomponent Minimum milliwatts-600mW/cm²-measuredatthe UVAcomponent Line Colors-355.34PW Mesh Minimum millijoules­175mJ/cm²­measuredatthe UVAcomponent Minimum milliwatts-600mW/cm²-measuredatthe UVAcomponent Ifunder-cureisexperiencedwithanyproduct,demonstratedthroughawetfilmorlossofgloss,itisusuallydue toexcessiveinkdeposit.Tocorrectthis,themechanics, suchasmesh,squeegee,machinespeed,ortheamount ofUVenergyshouldbechanged. Reductionofcolordensityiseasilyachievedbyletting thecolordownwithK93196MixingVehicleuntilproper cureisobtained. Adhesionshouldbeatleast80%immediatelyoutofthe reactorwithfinaladhesiondevelopinginone-halfhour tofourhours.Iftotalcureonagivensubstratewitha specificcolorneedstobeestablished,thepieceshould bepassedthroughthereactoroneortwomoretimes. Thiswillusuallysimulatefinaladhesion.

Substrate Application

Media Type

Polystyrene Rigid Vinyl ABS Some Top-Coated Polyesters Tedlar® Coated Metals

Thinning

Stirwellbeforeeveryuse.TheviscosityofUVRPinksis suppliedinapressreadyconditionformostprintingapplications.Itmaybenecessarytothinslightly(3%-5% withK89141ViscosityReducer)forcylinderpressusers orspecialapplications.

Mesh

UVRPprintsandcureswellthroughscreenmeshes between305to420(140to165/cm)monofilament polyester.

Stencils

Stencilmaterialsmustbesolventresistantandproduce athinfilmstencil.Dirasol914,Dirasol911dualcure photopolymer,Dirasol132purephotopolymerdirect emulsionsorathincapillaryfilmarerecommendedto minimizedepositvariablesandimproveeconomy.

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UVRP

Coverage

Standardlinecolorsshouldyieldacoverageof30003800squarefeet/gallon(74to93m²/liter)providedthe inkdepositisbetween.50and.70mil.thick(12and18 microns).

Matching System Colors

UVRP-010 UVRP-014 UVRP-020 UVRP-030 UVRP-031 UVRP-033 UVRP-034 UVRP-035 UVRP-039 UVRP-040 UVRP-041 UVRP-050 UVRP-052 UVRP-070 GSYellow RSYellow Orange YSRed BSRed QYSRed QBSRed Magenta Violet BSGreen YSGreen GSBlue RSBlue TintingBlack K93181 K93182 K93183 K93184 K93185 K93186 K93187 K93188 K93189 K93190 K93191 K93192 K93193 K93194

Wash Up

WashuponpresswithXtendTMpresswashesandafter theproductionrunwithXtendTMinkdegradents.

Pre-Production Tests

Itisstronglyrecommendedthatallsubstratesbetested beforeuseassupposedlysimilarsubstratescanvary betweenmanufacturersandevenbetweendifferent batchesfromthesamemanufacturer.Certainplastics maybeimpregnatedwithlubricantsthat,likeplasticizer migration,mayimpairadhesionandblockresistance, evenaconsiderableperiodafterprinting.Otherplastics canbecomebrittleorcausedtocurlafterprinting. END-USER MUST DETERMINE SUITABILITY OF THIS PRODUCT FOR THE INTENDED USE PRIOR TO PRODUCTION.

Reducers/Modifiers

ViscosityReducer Flexibilizer FlowControl AdhesionPromoter K89141 K90375 K89010 K87885

Color Availability

TheUVRPcolorrangeincludesstandardcolors,matching systemcolorsandhalftonecolors.

Standard Colors

UVRP-150 UVRP-152 UVRP-251 UVRP-350 UVRP-351 UVRP-450 UVRP-501 UVRP-504 UVRP-700 UVRP-800 UVRP-901 UVRP-1000 PrimroseYellow MediumYellow BrilliantOrange FireRed BrightRed EmeraldGreen LightBlue UltraBlue Black White MixingVehicle OPClear K93539 K93540 K93542 K93543 K93544 K93548 K93552 K93555 K93177 K93195 K93196 K93670

K89141ViscosityReducermaybeusedtoreduceviscosity.Donotexceed10%ViscosityReducerbyweight. Upto15%K90375Flexibilizercanbeaddedtoimprove flexibility.K89010FlowControlMaybeaddedupto0.5% toimproveflow.UseK87885AdhesionPromoter5-8%by weighttoimproveadhesiontonon-polyolefinsubstrates.

Storage

Containersshouldbetightlyclosedimmediatelyafter use.Attheendoflongprintingruns,surplusinkfromthe screenshouldbedisposedof.RefertoMaterialSafety DataSheet(MSDS)formaterialsandconditionstobe avoided.Intheinterestofmaximumshelflife,storage temperaturesshouldbebetween50°F(10°C)and 77°F(25°C).Whenstoredundertheseconditionsthe maximumshelflifeisshownbytheusebydates,which areclearlymarkedonallinkcontainers.

Halftone Colors

UVRP-110 UVRP-310 UVRP-510 UVRP-710 UVRP-910 HalftoneYellow K93781 HalftoneMagenta K93783 HalftoneCyan K93782 HalftoneBlack K93784 HalftoneBase K93780

Safety and Handling

RefertoMSDSforsafety,handling,wastedisposaland regulatoryinformation.Allcolorshavebeenformulated tocontainnopigmentswhichcontainleadorother heavymetals.Theseproductsareformulatedtomeet CONEGPackingLegislationandROHSElectricaland ElectronicEquipmentDirective.Ifnecessary,certification ofleadandheavymetalscontentcanbeobtainedfrom anindependentlaboratory.

The information and recommendations contained in this Technical Data Sheet, as well as technical advice otherwise given by representatives of our Company, whether verbally or in writing, are based on our present knowledge and believed to be accurate. However, no guarantee regarding their accuracy is given as we cannot cover o r anticipate every possible application of our products and because manufacturing methods, printing stocks and other materials vary. For the same reason our products are sold without warranty and on condition that users shall make their own tests to satisfy themselves that they will meet fully their particular requirements. Our policy of continuous product improvement might make some of the informa tion contained in this Technical Data Sheet out of date and users are requested to ensure that they follow current recommendations.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division 1101W.CambridgeDrive KansasCity,KS66103USA 1-800-255-4562/(913)342-4060 Fax:(913)342-4752 Modified:October3,2008/GRP91/al

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