5 Factors to Consider Before Selecting an LCM

Fast on-demand curing, cost and energy savings, environmentally friendly are just a few of the many benefits to using light-curable materials (LCMs) in the manufacturing process. But that process could come with some headaches if good process control...

Choosing an LED Curing System Over a Traditional Spot-Curing System

Why would you use a BlueWave® QX4® LED light-curing system instead of a traditional spot-cure system with a multi-pole lightguide?

The BlueWave® QX4® is unique in the fact that each of the four LED heads can be a different wavelength and controlled...

Benefits of Curing with Visible Light

"I see that Dymax has just introduced a new line of equipment that cures at 405 nm. Are there any benefits to curing in the visible light range?"

Choosing the Correct Bulb for an Application

"Dymax curing equipment can be outfitted with several different types of bulbs. How do I choose the right bulb for my application?"

Metal-halide bulbs (lamps) come standard in Dymax UV light-curing systems to match the cure chemistry of most...

Common Causes of Non-Passive Bulb Failure in Light-Curing Equipment

"What are some common sources of non-passive bulb failure?"

One cause of non-passive bulb failure is often overcooling or undercooling of the bulb. Overcooling can prevent the bulb from reaching an optimal operating temperature and under cooling can...

Does Dymax Offer a Piece of Equipment That Both Dispenses and Cures?

"About ten years ago I worked for a start-up electronics manufacturer. In the lab we had a machine that dispensed UV-curable epoxy and had a UV spot lamp attached to the dispenser. It was all controlled by a foot switch for both adhesive dispensing...

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