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    1. In the media (summer 2017)

      Read here RAHN article: "'Formulating Energy-Curable Laminating Adhesives" published in ASI Adhesives & Sealants Industries in the September issue.

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      UV-News 46PDF, 4 Pages, 2,9 MB

      Have a look at the latest issue of our RAHN UV-News No 46.

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      UV/EB Safe Handling Guide PDF, 22 Pages, 1,4 MB

      This guideline is especially designed to inform and help people who use UV/EB resin systems. They are perfectly safe when basic precautions are taken. This guideline describes the main situations where there is a risk of contact with acrylate systems, and offers information for the safe handling of these products.

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      UV News No. 45PDF, 4 Pages, 730,4 KB

      Please find the latest issue of our UV news no. 45.

    5. In the media (autumn 2016)

      RAHN in the media. Read article in Packaging & Converting Intelligence Journal Collaborate and cure

      Link to Packaging & Converting Intelligence

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      UV News No. 44PDF, 4 Pages, 236,7 KB

      Please find here the latest issue of RAHN UV News.

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      UV News No. 43PDF, 6 Pages, 323,7 KB

      Please find here the latest issue for 2015 of RAHN UV News No 43.

    8. Archive e-Newsletter

      Below is a link to our archive of previously published electronic newsletters

      Link to UV e-News archive

    9. In the media (Spring 2016)

      RAHN in the media. Read article in Packaging & Converting Intelligence Journal Photoinitiators meet demands for low migration and odour

      Link to Packaging & Converting Intelligence

    10. In the media (Spring 2014)PDF, 4 Pages, 602,7 KB

      RAHN in the media. Read article in Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine. UV/LED Photoinitiator and Cure Study. Comprehensive test and comparison of various Photoinitiators for UV / LED application.  Link to PCI Mag

    11. In the media (Fall 2013)PDF, 1 Page, 134.5 KB

      RAHN in the media. Read article in Packaging & Converting Intelligence Journal. Meet the challenge of food contact compliance. The regulatory environment for printing inks that come into indirect contact with food is continually changing.

      Link to Packaging & Converting Intelligence

    12. EnergyCuring Product GuidePDF, 28 Pages, 1,8 MB

      New EnergyCuring Product Guide

      This guide includes our most successfully used and commercially fully supported products. If your requirements cannot be met with any of these products, please contact us directly to help you find a solution.

    1. RadTech Europe 2017

      17.10.2017 - 19.10.2017

      Prague - Clarion Congress Hotel

      Come and visit us! We are looking forward to see you there!

      Link to exhibition website

    2. Chinacoat 2017

      15.11.2017 - 17.11.2017

      RAHN Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. will exhibit at the Chinacoat in Shanghai this year.
      We will welcome you in Hall W2,  Zone 7, Booth-No. W2.C61-64

      Please find more detailed information on:  http://www.chinacoat.net

    3. American Coatings Show 2016

      10.04.2018 - 12.04.2018

      Andres Möck will held a speech with the topic "UV curing technology - benefits, chemistries and trends.

      https://american-coatings-show.com/

       

       

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      Raw Material Selection for UV LEDPDF, 12 Pages, 1,9 MB

      This Lab Report discusses oligomers and photoinitiator types and includes a detailed UV/LED benchmark study. 

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      3D PrintingPDF, 8 Pages, 536,0 KB

      RAHN’s broad range of oligomers, diluents, additives and photoinitiators recommended for stereolithography (sla), direct light processing (dlp) and other 3D printing processes are featured here.

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      UV Curing Flexographic Inks PDF, 12 Pages, 439,9 KB

      Report outlines requirements needed to develop a UV curing ink series for state-of-the-art flexographic presses

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      Shrinkage of UV Oligomers and MonomersPDF, 4 Pages, 207,7 KB

      Report addresses key subjects of shrinkage in UV/EB cured formulations.

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      Adhesion of Oligomers to Glass and Metal SubstratesPDF, 10 Pages, 5,2 MB

      Formulation optimization is necessary to determine the maximum adhesive quality of coating on substrate

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      Lab Report Oligomer ScreeningPDF, 15 Pages, 2,9 MB

      Lab Report Oligomer Screening

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      Photoinitiators for UV LEDPDF, 10 Pages, 1,7 MB

      Lab Report describes how Photoinitiators for UV–LED can be chosen and mixed to provide good cure response, especially where pigments and fillers interfere with light absorption. This Lab Report compares photoinitiators choices with traditional mercury lamp curing and UV LED curing for clear coats as well as pigmented systems.

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      Laminating AdhesivesPDF, 6 Pages, 184.9 KB

      Laminating adhesives (LAs) comprise a relevant and growing segment among energy curable product markets. Initially regarded as being too expensive and not technically advanced enough for laminating applications, energy curable LA products have become major players in the converting and packaging industries, particularly in specialty applications.

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      UV Inkjet InksPDF, 12 Pages, 542,4 KB

      Formulating of UV inkjet inks is a difficult challange to achieve adhesion, flow and printablity performance attributes needed.

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      Taber and Sand FeederPDF, 4 Pages, 230,9 KB

      Report discusses the relationship of two different abrasion resistance test methods

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      PSA, Pressure Sensitive AdhesivesPDF, 6 Pages, 233,8 KB

      Report provide applicable starting point formulas

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      Electron Beam Curing Laminating AdhesivesPDF, 12 Pages, 415,5 KB

      Report outlines oligomer performances for EB cured laminating film combinations

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      UV Offset InksPDF, 24 Pages, 3,0 MB

      Report focuses on product evaluation in terms of physical parameters and lithographic performance relevant to UV curing offset inks

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      Electron Beam CuringPDF, 12 Pages, 465,5 KB

      Effects of oligomer and monomer selection on the performance of EB cured coatings

    1. Bio Renewable contents PDF, 1 Page, 49,7 KB

      Please read our latest product flash about bio renewable contents in RAHN products.

       

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      GENOMER* 3364, 3414, 3497PDF, 5 Pages, 364,2 KB

      Versatility at Low Viscosity - Polyether Acrylates

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      GENOPOL* Polymeric PhotoinitiatorsPDF, 10 Pages, 534,8 KB

      Polymeric Photoinitiators for Food Packaging

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      GENORAD* 21 PDF, 4 Pages, 312,7 KB

      In-can Stabilizer for UV Metallic Inks

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      GENOMER* 4217 & 4425PDF, 4 Pages, 290,8 KB

      Cost Effective Urethane Acrylates

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      ACMOPDF, 2 Pages, 178,5 KB

      Product Flash ACMO

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      Printed ElectronicsPDF, 4 Pages, 230,8 KB

      Product Flash Printed Electronics

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      GENOMER* 7287PDF, 6 Pages, 359,7 KB

      UV Curing Matt Coatings 

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      Reactive Diluents Product LinePDF, 14 Pages, 521,7 KB

      Reactive diluents product line presentation with mechanical properties

Worldwide support for your energy curing systems

RAHN is a premier worldwide supplier of additives, oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators and other customized specialty chemicals. Our products are used in ultraviolet and electron beam cure technologies and are essential components of high performance inks, coatings, adhesives, medical, rapid prototyping and other applications. The range of products are established under the trademarks GENOMER*, GENORAD*, GENOCURE* and GENOPOL* and are widely used industry standards.

Our philosophy

The company’s philosophy is based on a high level of customer support with cutting edge technical data combined with up-to-date health, safety and regulatory information. With two laboratories in Switzerland and the USA, RAHN has the ability to provide local customized solutions and expertise in various application fields.

Experience

In the product development and product application areas RAHN supports its clients with more than 30 years of experience in radiation curing.

 

RAHN’s key offerings are

  • Full range of specialized UV/EB curable products
  • Consistent product quality available worldwide
  • High quality and high purity products
  • Customer focused product development
  • Technical consulting and support
  • Specialized application laboratories
  • Health & safety and logistics support
  • Worldwide network of partnerships
  • Industry expertise, dedicated to energy curing
  • Top class customer service