LED curing: the energy-efficient solution
UV LED cure: leading the way in fiber optic coatings
Over the past 20 years, the global fiber optic cable market has grown by an average of 12% every year. How do manufacturers around the world deliver higher-performance end-products while continually improving the efficiency of their manufacturing practices? One answer is UV LED (ultraviolet-light-emitting diode) cure. This coating technology helps minimize the environmental impacts of fiber optic cable production processes by replacing the conventional, energy-hungry curing systems used for fiber optic cable coatings with UV cure.
Striving for a carbon-free future
If we replaced all the traditional microwave UV lamps in the world with UV LED lamps, it would cut carbon emissions by more than 35%.
- Saving energy UV LED lamps have the potential to significantly decrease energy consumption compared to traditional microwave curing lamps.
- Saving money UV LED curing systems can reduce the production cost of optical fiber thanks to their long life, low noise, and ease- of maintenance.
- Saving the environment UV LED lamps further benefit health and the environment because they do not contain mercury, and do not generate ozone – both can be harmful if not properly controlled.