Electron beam technology allows you do to more. That’s why there has been a dramatic shift in the last couple of decades to a better, more proven technology.
There was a lot of room for change and improvement within Web Offset because traditionally, a lot of producers and printers, especially within flexible packaging, used solvent or water-based inks.
EB technology gave them the solution for reducing or eliminating volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and photoinitiator migration.
It wasn’t just the safety and environmental impacts that had a lot of companies switching to EB, but the design and visual enhancement options, as well.
“In addition to its package curing abilities, recent developments have unleashed EB’s astounding package surface decoration potential,” reported Flex Pack Magazine.