06 September 2016
06 September 2016
Intertronics has recently introduced the new Dymax BlueWave MX-150 LED UV Spot Curing Lamp which offers the speed, consistency, reliability and long service life associated with LED UV curing.
According to Intertronics, the modular unit has a separate, compact light emitter, suitable for benchtop use but small enough to be readily integrated into robotic or other fully automated systems.
The BlueWave MX-150 is designed to offer higher, more consistent UV curing intensities than traditional spot-curing systems - up to 40W/cm² at wavelengths of 365, 385 or 405 nm. The high curing energy is created using an LED chip in the emitter, located very close to the point of cure. The use of a lightguide, which can compromise cure intensity, is optional and the emitter can be mounted away from the controller in suitable locations and positions without loss of energy.
Intertronics explains that the BlueWave MX-150 is compatible with a variety of UV and visible light-curable materials, including adhesives, electronics encapsulants and coatings, and temporary masking products. Its instant on-off capability saves energy and eliminates the need for warm-up periods. The curing profile can be optimised to protect heat-sensitive substrates.
The BlueWave MX-150 is comprised of two main parts, a controller with an easy-to-use touchscreen interface, and the high-intensity UV LED emitter. The unit can be activated by a foot pedal, its touchscreen, or through a PLC interface.
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