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Oldest Zeolite System Found

Oldest Zeolite System Found

Evidence for the oldest known zeolite water purification filtration system occurs in the undisturbed sediments of the Corriental reservoir at the Maya city of Tikal, in northern Guatemala. The Corriental reservoir was an important source of drinking water at Tikal during the Late Preclassic to Late Classic cultural periods. X-ray diffraction analysis (XRD) and six…

 UV Lamp Disposal

 UV Lamp Disposal

Like most organizations, Southern Lamps strives to be environmentally and socially conscious.  This is especially important due to the nature of our business, supplying UV lamps that contain mercury. As a result we wanted to share more about our UV lamp disposal service.  We use a local company that is equipped and specializes in disposing…

UV Industry of the Month: Digital Printing

UV Industry of the Month: Digital Printing

UV Industry of the Month: Digital Printing Did you know UV lamps are used in some digital printers?  Digital printers are used for the following printing processes: decorative printing, point of sale printing, wide format printing, and labeling.  Digital printing allows for on-demand printing with short turnaround time.  It is also a more efficient way…

Flexible Packaging: Pre-press, Printing and Converting

Flexible Packaging: Pre-press, Printing and Converting

Curious about what flexible packaging is and the process? Flexible packaging is best defined as packaging that is designed to hold products, goods, solids, liquids, pastes, creams or powders and which is flexible in format, has no defined fixed shape and can be readily or easily changed. Click here to learn more about the process.

UV Industry of the Month: UV Waterless Printing

UV Industry of the Month: UV Waterless Printing

UV Industry of the Month: UV Waterless Printing What is waterless printing? Waterless printing is an offset printing process that eliminates the water or dampening system that is used in conventional and UV printing. A unique silicone rubber coated printing plate, waterless inks and a means of temperature control on press are all components of…

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