UV Curing & Graphic Art Lamps



Description

Arklite is the biggest manufacturer of UV curing lamps and Metal Halide graphic art lamps in India. These UV curing lamps are used world-wide for the curing of inks and coatings. Graphic art lamps are used extensively in the printing industry for plate-making and other applications.

Technology

Arklite manufactures a range of medium pressure mercury arc lamps. These medium pressure mercury lamps are manufactured from high-quality quartz which permits over 90% of the UV energy generated to be transmitted through the lamp.
Graphic Art lamps besides mercury, contain 3 combinations of metal iodides:

  1. Mercury
  2. Gallium-Indium
  3. Iron-Cobalt-Thallium

These are Diazo lamps which emit strongly in 350nm – 450nm range.

Lamp Length Range Wattage Range UV Output
UV Curing Lamp 106-300mm 400-3000w 254-450nm
Graphic Art Lamp 168-243mm 1000-6500w 350-450nm

Applications

  • Copying with UV sensitive materials
  • Curing glue/resin
  • Polymerization of polyester
  • Plate-making (offset printing)
  • Curing lacquers/paint/ink
  • Diazo copying
  • Printed circuit boards exposure
  • Copy board lighting

Sectors

  • Printing
  • Packaging
  • Labeling
  • CD/DVD manufacturing
  • Fiber optic cable production
  • Wood products
  • Electronics
  • Others