Articles Tagged with ''adhesives in medical/dental''

Achieving Adhesion to Difficult Substrates

A new material can be used to improve adhesion in a variety of substrates.

Adhesion, or lack of it, is one of the most critical attributes for most adhesives, coatings and inks. A variety of options can be explored when it comes to adhesion.


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Precision Specialties Acquires Palm Labs Adhesives

Precision Specialties recently announced it has acquired Palm Labs Adhesives LLC, a technology-based company that develops, manufactures, and markets specialty adhesives and sealants.
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Dow Corning Elastomers Shown to be Safe for Skin Contact Applications

Dow Corning recently announced that its TPSiV® 4000 and 4200 thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) have been shown to be safe for skin contact applications in two independent medical test protocols.
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Soft Silicone Adhesives Crucial for Atraumatic Advanced Wound Care Dressings

Silicone adhesive dressings minimize pain, promote wound healing, and improve clinical and financial outcomes for caregivers.

Mention the words “silicone” and “medical” in the same sentence, and it’s arguable that most people will immediately think of silicone’s well-known (and occasionally maligned) usage in artificial breast implants. However, silicone has other significant and successful applications in medical products.


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Ask Dr. Dave: How can we get our adhesives approved for food/beverage or medical applications?

Dave Dunn's July 2014 column.

Food packaging is an industry that involves special requirements.


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Award and Acquisition: Sika Takes Two Spots in Top 5

Honda’s recognition of Sika received the most reader interest last week.

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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Advancements in UV LED Curing Technology for Adhesives

The gaps that previously existed between traditional lamp solutions and UV LED-based curing systems have been narrowed.

Assembly and manufacturing processes are highly dependent on the rapid and effective curing of ultraviolet (UV) adhesives. Historically, mercury arc lamps have been used as the curing source in a wide range of industrial applications and processes to polymerize adhesives.


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Focus On: Adhesive Mixing Technology Can Help Facilitate Sustainability in Dental Practices

A new adhesive mixing technology can save money by reducing materials consumption.

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of the economy and manufacturing. The production of dental materials is no exception; here, too, sustainability is playing a crucial role in developing advanced, environmentally friendly technology.


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Henkel Receives Sustainability Award

Henkel Corp. recently announced it has received the Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) 2013 Sustainability Award.
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Multiple Factors Contribute to Increasing Global Demand for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

The global PSA market is expected to reach $8.4 billion by 2018.

The increasing need for weight reduction of end-user products, high bonding solutions, sustainable developments, growing tape demand, rising GDP and purchasing power, are all expected to drive the global pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) market to $8.4 billion by 2018.


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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