Dymax Corp. has published an article that explains various types of masking resins, including burn-off and peelable, and spells out advantages of light-curable masks over conventional masking methods. “Customized Masking Solutions Don't Require Customized Masks,” written by Virginia Read, the company’s market segment manager for industrial, answers questions such as, “What is masking and why it is necessary?” and “How do UV-curable maskants work?” It also includes a detailed cost analysis that demonstrates the cost savings that can be achieved by using a UV-masking process over a tape process.
According to the article, light-curable masks provide significant advantages over conventional masks, including increased productivity, reliable protection and reduced waste. They are said to be ideal alternatives to waxes, lacquers, tapes, and customized boots, plugs or caps. To read the full article, visit dymax.com/resources/articles.