|Standards compilation focuses on radiation curing technology|
. A handbook focusing on the growing technology of radiation curing is now available. Manual 45, Radiation Curing of Coatings was written by Joseph V. Koleske of Consolidated Research Inc. and compiled by ASTM International (West Conshohocken, PA; 610/832-9585). Useful as a resource for scientists, technologists, laboratory technicians, and managers in the field of radiation curing of coatings, adhesives, inks, and sealants, Manual 45 is application-specific and written in a straightforward style. Data presentations rely more on written explanations than figures and tables. Available as a companion to Manual 45, ASTM Standards Related to Testing of Radiation Cured Coatings outlines ASTM procedures, test methods, and guides on radiation curing of coatings.