Pigment & Resin Technology

ISSN: 0369-9420

Article publication date: 8 November 2011



(2011), "Training", Pigment & Resin Technology, Vol. 40 No. 6.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Article Type: Conferences, training and publications From: Pigment & Resin Technology, Volume 40, Issue 6

Radiation curing technology


  • Introduction to Radcure technology.

  • Principles of EB and UV Curing.

  • Application of Radcure products.

  • Photoinitiators/monomers.

  • Aspects of cure in thin films.

  • Raw material selection.

  • Formulation principles.

  • Monomers/oligomers.

  • Cationic systems.

  • Cure assessment.

  • Curing equipment.

  • Product manufacturing.

  • Photoimaging.

  • Stereolithography.

  • Health and safety aspects.

  • UV curable adhesives.

The course also includes a practical demonstration of UV curing and time for discussion of topics of special interest to delegates.


This three-day intensive course provides a firm foundation in the chemistry, principles and applications of ultraviolet and electron beam technologies.

The course, which embraces all aspects of radiation curing in surface coatings and other specialist areas, is intended for both newcomers and more experienced personnel from companies involved in or intending to become involved in radiation curing technology – formulators, raw material suppliers, equipment manufacturers and end-users.


To gain maximum benefit from this course, delegates should have a knowledge of chemistry to at least university entrance standard.


Professor Stephen Davidson – Formerly Professor of Applied Chemistry University of Kent.

Dr Richard Holman – Consultant in Radcure and Inks, PRA.


PRA, Hampton, Middlesex, UK.

Dates and prices

29 November-1 December 2011 £997.50 – PRA Member · £1102.50 – standard price

Prices are per delegate and include all course materials, tea, coffee and a light lunch. VAT – payable at 20 percent – and accommodation are not included.

The course runs from 9:30 to approximately 17:00 on the first day, from 09:00 to approximately 17:15 on the second day and from 9:00 to approximately 15:30 on the final day.

More information

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