From: Wayne Pferdehirt (email@example.com)
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.
>Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 15:22:10 -0500
>From: LYNDON COX <COX.LYNDON@epamail.epa.gov>
>Subject: Recycling of UV/EB Printstock
>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.
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/
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