What is UV curable soft touch coating technology

What is Soft touch coating technology?

Soft touch coating technology is more and more used for packaging design. As you know, you feel different between the film or paper and your cloth when you touch them. You feel softer when you touch your cloth or textile sofa. Soft-touch or soft-feel coatings are employed to create a variety of haptic effects on plastic, paper and metal substrates. So that you feel touching a paper as a cloth.

What is the advantage of soft touch coating technology?

The answer is simple,  it will help you sell more products. Recently, California Polytechnic State Universit had a research on marketing different between soft touch designed products and traditional packaged design. Compared with traditional design, soft-touch coatings span a variety of markets including automotive interiors, small electronics, and appliances. It shows not only did customers prefer cosmetics packaged in a container with a soft touch coating versus a traditional coating, they were willing to pay a 5% price premium.

What is UV Curable soft touch coating technology?

To make soft touch coating on film or paper is typically created by crosslinking multifunctional isocyanates with polyols. This process creates hard regions from the isocyanates distributed in softer regions created by the polyols. The problem is, it also takes longer curing time when we coat these two continents. This is why we use UV curable soft touch coating technology.

What can DPL Help you on soft touch coating technology?

As one of the oldest UV LED curing technology developer in Europe, DPL has many experiences on how to design your curing process. DPL specially design  UV curing lamp for soft touch coating industry, not only provide higher UV energy output but also better uniformity. So that our system can reach high-quality request for UV Curable soft touch product. Compared with other suppliers, DPL special design UV Curing lamp for soft touch coating, provides better working lifetime as well. More detail or need technical help, welcome to call us at +45 28871021 or email to dpl@dpl.dk

 

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