UV LED Curing

New Technology Conference Highlights Growth of UV LED Curing

Ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV LED) technologies are rapidly being adopted and used in a variety of applications; this progression is increasing year-over-year and continues to gain momentum. Significant improvements in the design and reliability of UV LEDs, especially within the UV-A wavelength range (320 – 400 nm), has accelerated their adoption.  The inaugural UV…

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IESALC 2015 Fall Meeting

IESALC 2015 Technology Meeting Highlights: Focus on Safety, New Technologies, FAA LED Update

Total global air travel is increasing year-over-year; in 2014 air travel demand grew by 5.9% compared to 2013 and it has continued to grow through 2015. A substantial transportation infrastructure is necessary to support the growing number of air travelers worldwide. Airports around the world recognize that to increase capacity and to remain competitive, they…

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SAE A20 Aircraft Lighting Committee Fall Meeting Highlights: New Standards Published, SWIR Updates, UAS Document Progress

On September 30 through October 1, I attended the SAE A20 Aircraft Lighting Steering Committee’s fall meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The committee consists of representatives from lighting manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), SAE, and aerospace lighting consultants.  These meetings offer an excellent opportunity to have open dialog and discussion about…

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MIL-STD-3009 SAE A20 Review

SAE A20 Meeting Update: MIL-STD-3009 Review, UAS Standard Needed

Last month, on March 25 and 26th, I attended the SAE A20 Aircraft Lighting Steering Committee spring meeting. Twice a year, representatives from aerospace companies like Boeing, Honeywell Aerospace, Luminator Aircraft Products, United Technologies Corporation, and Airbus meet with members of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and SAE. The goal of these meetings is to…

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UV Nondestructive Testing Aerospace

5 New UV Bandpass Filter Glasses

  In response to growing industry demand, we have expanded our ultraviolet (UV) filter glass product line. We’re excited to share with you five new ultraviolet (UV) bandpass filter glasses; 1072, 1021, 1061, 1062, and 1091. These filter glasses can easily be substituted into your existing product specifications. They all have high transmittance in the UV-A…

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