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Label printers warm to latest mini high-output curing at Label Expo 2009

Reduced weight and footprint coupled to increased ultra-cool output characterised a star turn in digital print curing at last month’s Label Expo show in Brussels where ultra-violet (UV) curing systems developer Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) exhibited for the first time.

Showing in a new hall dedicated to digital print technology, ITL offered up in LEDZero Solidcure a compact, lightweight, high intensity output curing solution that effectively enables the inkjet label printers short-run lengths and zero job time changes.

Year on year attendance may have been down slightly overall at the show but the new digital hall was well attended, ITL sales director David Johnson reported.

"The adage that in a recession you look for added-value innovation certainly rang true at this show," he said.

"We had a lot of printers on the stand to witness for themselves how ultra-cool curing enables printing of very thin films without the risk of heat damage.

Added advantages such as having a longer service life than normal UV lamps, no ozone emissions and the ability to change individual tiles within it rather than replace the whole array in the event of damage were very well received, David reported.

"This was a worthwhile foray into a potentially new market," he summed up. "We picked up an encouraging number of quality enquiries out of which we have already set up several demonstrations and trials. We have already booked our stand for Label Expo 2011."

Intense commitment to R&D has positioned the ITL brand globally as a byword in innovation and quality.

Founded in 2000, ITL designs and assembles a growing range of UV curing solutions for a variety of inkjet printing and industrial applications.

The company - winner of a 2009 Queens’s Award for International Trade - serves the industry’s foremost OEMs, integrators and system developers and provides support from regional offices in Europe, the USA and Far East.


About LEDZero Solidcure

LEDZero Solidcure is offered at a standard array length of 70mm, scalable to suit each application in steps of 7mm up to a maximum length of 1000mm.

The array can be specified as standard to emit 365, 375, or 405 nm wavelengths (385 and 395 nm to order) permitting a perfect match to the chosen ink chemistry.

Precise water cooling ensures that LEDs operate at the optimum temperature irrespective of the installed environment while the clear acrylic housing allows for easy confirmation of coolant flow whilst dramatically reducing weight.

The plug-in feature of the LEDZero Solidcure array enables each LED module to be inexpensively replaced making it the first truly serviceable SLM device.

LEDZero Solidcure can be supplied complete with matching power supplies and cooling devices as required.

Further information at http://www.uvintegration.com and http://www.labelexpo-europe.com


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Issued October 2009 on behalf of Integration Technology Ltd by
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