UV LED vs. UV lamp

TWO TECHNOLOGIES FOR UV CURING

LEDs have already become a popular choice for lighting. In the printing industry, the merits of LED UV technology compared to systems with UV lamps have also been under discussion for several years now. In other industries, the new technology is still getting started. It is already clear, however, that both technologies boast application-specific advantages which must be considered when selecting a UV system.

 

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ALL ADVANTAGES AT ONE GLANCE

EFFICIENCY WITH HEART AND SOUL

UV LED

  • Clocking
  • Format switching
  • Compact design
  • Less penetration of heat on the substrate
  • No ozone
  • No mercury
  • Pure and cold UV light
  • Energy-saving potential
  • Long service life
  • No exhaust air installation
  • Cascadable
  • Can be used immediately after activation
  • Can be dimmed up to 100%

UV lamp

  • Established technology
  • Broad lamp spectrum
  • Wide availability of inks and varnishes
  • Lower acquisition costs
  • UV lamp and reflector easily replaceable
  • Also suitable for printing on food packaging
  • Simple spectrum change possible
  • Various lamp doping options available

Consulting and tests

We shall be pleased to advice you on the selection of a suitable light source. Contact us!
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Stefan Feil

Technical Marketing
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