Intertronics’ new Dymax BlueWave MX-150 LED UV spot curing lamp.
Intertronics’ new Dymax BlueWave MX-150 LED UV spot curing lamp.

Adhesives specialist Intertronics has launched its new Dymax BlueWave MX-150 LED UV spot curing lamp. The modular unit has a separate light emitter making it suitable for benchtop use but small enough to be integrated into robotic or other fully automated systems.

The BlueWave MX-150 is designed to offer higher, more consistent UV curing intensities than traditional spot-curing systems – up to 40W/cm² at wavelengths of 365, 385 or 405 nm. The high curing energy is created using an LED chip in the emitter, located close to the point of cure. The use of a lightguide, which can compromise cure intensity, is optional and the emitter can be mounted away from the controller in suitable locations and positions without loss of energy.

The curing lamp is compatible with a variety of UV and visible light-curable materials, including adhesives, electronics encapsulants and coatings, and temporary masking products. The curing profile can be improved to protect heat-sensitive substrates.

The BlueWave MX-150 comprises two main parts, a controller with a touchscreen interface, and the UV LED emitter. The unit can be activated by a foot pedal, its touchscreen, or through a PLC interface.

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