Siegwerk provides the first LED UV flexo inks for food and pharmaceutical packaging applications

Siegwerk is expanding its portfolio of low migration UV printing inks for food and pharmaceutical packaging applications by launching the SICURA Nutriflex LEDTec ink series — Great news from our ink partner Siegwerk! We have been working with them for seven years to match the inks to the UV LED light. UV LED curing technology is ideal for low migration processes because it is a very consistent reliable process. Read more »

The UV LED Low Migration Process

Packaging printing is the next opportunity for UV LED technology. — The UV LED ecosystem is creating low-migration processes that will enable food packaging to become the next major market that realizes UV LED curing benefits. Read more »

Low-down on Low Migration

UV ink and coating manufacturers have reduced migration levels by using photo-initiators that have a higher molecular weight, augmented with suitably modified acrylate monomers and binding agents. Read more »
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