Handheld Safety

By admin - 17th June 2016

Ultraviolet curing caries with it some inherent risks of increased UV exposure. Handheld units in particular run a high risk of increased exposure, due to the way in which they are used. HID Ultraviolet is proud to offer site applied UV curing equipment with safety features that no other manufacturer can match. The MAKO handheld series is the world’s only instant-start/hot restrike handheld curing arc lamp. With more conventional equipment, the light source must be started cold, allowed to slowly...

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What Are Ultraviolet Coatings?

By admin - 15th June 2015

We experience UV cured coatings constantly throughout our lives. The finish on prefinished flooring, nails done in a salon, coatings on beverage cans and inks on magazines are just a few. For decades, this technology has dominated factory applications, where durability and quick cure have been extremely important. In the last few years, this technology has been made available for use in refinishing floors. Unlike conventional epoxies, urethanes, oils and acrylics, which form solid layers by physical drying or chemical...

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Instant Start Technology

By admin - 2nd June 2015

With 50 years of combined experience in the field of UV lighting, HID Ultraviolet’s engineering team is able to offer a range of features not found in any competition equipment. Our UV floor machines are designed to be the safest on the market, paired with unparalleled durability. Patented Shutterless Instant Start Technology is at the core of how HID’s curing machines operate. Other curing units available require lengthy warm up times, cool down times before the lamp can be restarted...

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