Printech Archive, January, 2000
Recycling of UV/EB Printstock


New Message Reply About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

From: Wayne Pferdehirt (pferdehi@epd.engr.wisc.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 13 2000 - 14:42:25 CST


Does anybody have information that would be helpful in addressing this
question I received? Please post response to Printech.
Thanks much,
Wayne Pferdehirt

>Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 15:22:10 -0500
>From: LYNDON COX <COX.LYNDON@epamail.epa.gov>
>Subject: Recycling of UV/EB Printstock
>To: pferdehi@epd.engr.wisc.edu
>X-Mailer: Novell GroupWise 4.1
>
>I am writing a report on UV/EB radiation cured coatings for the EPA. One
>of my references is a report that was
>written in 1991. This report states that "crosslinked UV inks cannot be
>separated from the fibers of the paper".
>However, the Canadian Magazine Publisher's Assn says on their web page
>that UV printing is preferred to petroleum
>based inks for recycling. Could you please tell me in some detail what
>has happened since 1991 regarding the
>recycling of UV cured printing? I need this to support my contention that
>a suitable recycling method has been found.
> It may be that the recycling method is even preferable to recycling
> other printstocks.
>
>Thank you.

Wayne P. Pferdehirt
Director, MEPP, http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/mepp/
Co-Director, PNEAC http://www.pneac.org
Specialist, SHWEC, http://www.uwex.edu/shwec/
tel 608.265.2361
fax 608.262.6250


New Message Reply About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view
 
PNEAC
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
Email the PNEAC Webmaster