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Course material on UV-curable flatbed and UV-cured roll-to-roll printers and applications, for on-line or Distance Learning courses Print E-mail

The FLAAR material is available for on-line, distance learning, or traditional classroom courses by universities, colleges, community colleges, institutes, trade associations, or other groups interested in providing public education on UV-curable inkjet printing.

There is probably currently no course anywhere in the world on UV-curable inkjet printing. Since DRUPA 2008 offers so much material, this is an ideal locus for gathering material to update this course.

Since FLAAR is independent, this course material is available for your campus. You can either purchase a site-license (and have your own faculty give the lectures) or you can bring Dr Hellmuth to your campus to present his course in person. The material is especially useful for training-the-trainers. In other words, Nicholas can train your faculty so that in future years they can teach this course on their own. The material can be licensed for more than one year.

on-line distance learning courses on UV-curable flatbed inkjet printers

FLAAR is a non-profit research institute located in St Louis, Missouri and other in Guatemala. Professor Hellmuth has lectured on digital imaging at the University of Malta (on the island of Malta), at Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Guatemala), at BGSU (Ohio), at Japan's National Museum of Ethnology, as well as given individual lectures at St Louis Community College, Applachian State University, the University of Zagreb (Croatia) and a two-day symposium on UV-curable printers to about 350 students at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).

FLAAR is offering personalized consulting at each trade show. You can walk-the-floor with the Senior Editor of FLAAR and get his comments on any and all printers, inks, RIP software, color management, substrates, applications, etc.

So if you wish to learn about the difference between combo, hybrid, and dedicated UV printers, how latex ink compares, about textile printers, etc. contact FLAAR to obtain consulting.

You can also get consulting before ISA or FESPA anywhere in the world: Dubai, India, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China, Korea, London and more.

Dr Hellmuth can deliver this course en español, auf Deutsch, and of course in English, or it can be translated into any language your university wishes.

This course on UV-curable flatbed inkjet printers is based on

Dr Nicholas Hellmuth has visited, inspected, and undertaken test printing for evaluations for year after year

• an entire week at the two Durst Rho factories

• Several days at Gandinnovations factory

• Frequent visits to demo rooms and R&D center at ColorSpan

• GRAPO printer factory and demo room in Czech Republic.

• Two visits, each of several days, to ink labs, R&D facilities, demo room, factory of NUR (Tempo Q, Expedio 3200/Inspiration, Expedio 5000/Revolution), now HP Scitex.

• Three visits to VUTEk world headquarters, including factory and demo room

• Several days at IP&I Cube factory

• Two days at Dilli R&D technology research facility, factory, demo room (including visit to D.G.I. R&D and new factory)

• Several days at GCC factory and world headquarters in Taiwan

• Visit to Teckwin factory outside Shanghai

• Inspection of factory and demo room of Infiniti (Honghua factory)

• Inspection of Mimaki USA facilities and demo room in Atlanta, Georgia

• Two days at Zund 215 and Zund 250 factory in Switzerland

• Three visits to Raster Printers demo room in California

As a result your university, Hochschule, or association training program gets a world-class course, seminar, or workshop that is not available elsewhere.

To book Dr Hellmuth for your next event, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If no answer, telephone the FLAAR office at 1 419 823-9218 and ask to speak with Flor Setina.

These are some of the themes that will be available for both traditional and on-line courses. Universities, colleges, institutes, etc can obtain the courses material by purchasing a license, or have Dr. Hellmuth lecture the courses himself at the campus or facilities.


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