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UV-cured motor vehicle repair coatings

UV-curable coatings are widely used in a growing number of industries such as paints, contact glues, printing inks and furniture coatings. The main reasons for this are their low or solvent free formulations, high cure speeds, low-temperature processing and preferential finish properties such as scratch and chemical resistance. The potential cost advantage of their application to the automotive refinish market are substantial in terms of energy savings and throughput from the rapid curing process. Report number HSL/2007/08.

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