Technical Articles

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For more than 5 decades now we have been publishing our company magazine SN Screen News.

Once every year we provide the interested reader with interesting articles around the screen and pad printing processes, with news about our products and other relevant ink related topics.

Under this menu point you will find the most important technical articles of past issues, sorted and listed by topics.



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Vth - The calculation of screen inks consumption (PDF-File)

Factors Influencing Colour Reproduction (PDF-File)

Microplastics - What is the role of printing inks?

Film Insert Moulding  - FIM (PDF-File)

Safety of toys _ EN 71:3-2019 + A1:2021 (PDF-File)

Presenting - Introducing your lab contacts and their teams (PDF-File)

All plastics (PDF-File)

Inks for printing front panels of white goods (PDF-File)

Labelling of products according to hazardous substance regulations (PDF-File)

Processing of 2-component inks (PDF-File)

It cant´t allways be uv (PDF-File)

Shelf life of inks in unsealed containers (PDF-File)

White onto black - highliy opaque white adjustments (PDF-File)

SunCoat - New HorizonYC4101 / YC4105 (PDF-File)


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2-component screen printing inks for industrial and technical applications (PDF-File)

Rheology of screen printing ink (PDF-File)

Solvent based screen printing inks (PDF-File)

Solvent based screen printing inks - a necessity (PDF-File)


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Curing of UV-inks - understanding the technology (PDF-File)

Curing of screen inks with LED technology (PDF-File)

Process printing with UV-inks (PDF-File)

Production with UV-screen inks - necessary considerations (PDF-File)


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 Auxiliary Agents and Additives for UV Inks and their proper use (PDF-File)

Special UV Varnishes and Inks

NVTGL - The Sun Chemical UV-curing glass ink now also manufactured in Nuremberg (PDF-File)

80UV range for printing on plastic hollow bodies (PDF-File)

New products for finishing (PDF-File)

UV curing screen printing inks (PDF-File)

Anti-Slip UV varnishes (PDF-File)


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2-component pad printing inks (PDF-File)

Troubleshooting guide for pad printing (PDF-File)

Pad printing inks overview (PDF-File)

TP 400 - the trendsetter (PDF-File)

Printing on soft materials (PDF-File)

Pad printing inks -ink ranges (PDF-File)

4-color process pad printing (PDF-File)

Proper handling of additives for pad printing inks (PDF-File)


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C-MIX COMP-W2 - The revival of our computer-aided weighing system (PDF-File)

Colorimetry - Our Mission is Colour! (PDF-File)

Different measurement geometries (PDF-File)


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Labelling of products according to hazardous substance regulations (PDF-File)

Skin protection (PDF-File)

What does REACH mean? (PDF-File)